What’s a Fractional CFO and Who Needs One?

by Richard Veltre Although "fractional CFO" sounds like complicated math, it’s really a simple concept – take a full-time CFO and ask him or her to work for your company for less than full time (so, a ‘fraction’ of his or her time). Some of you will ask, “OK, so what is a CFO?” CFO stands … Continue reading "What’s a Fractional CFO and Who Needs One?"

How HM Manufacturing Came Back

In Part 4 of our Back From the Brink series featuring HM Manufacturing.  We’ve learned that surviving theft and dishonesty is challenging enough, but it’s not the end of the story.  Whenever this happens to a business they need to go through the process of rebuilding.  In HM’s case it meant starting from scratch.  Nicole … Continue reading “How HM Manufacturing Came Back”

Why Every Business Owner Should Play The Lottery

At the time of this writing, the Mega Millions Jackpot has reached a record $1.6 Billion and the Powerball is over $600 Million.  If you are a business owner you should be getting your tickets now! Ok, I realize that in the grand scheme of things the lottery is a poor investment.  You have a … Continue reading “Why Every Business Owner Should Play The Lottery”

What’s Your Groundhog Day?

It’s Groundhog Day! If you are a Bill Murray fan like me you might remember a little movie he starred in a few years back called Groundhog Day. Bill played Phil Conners, a weatherman sent to Puxatony, Pennsylvania, to cover the annual Groundhog Day festivities. A sudden snowstorm hits and Phil is trapped in town … Continue reading “What’s Your Groundhog Day?”

Why Awesome is Easy

Recently a grocery chain in our area announced they were closing their doors after 75 years of business. The specialty foods store was recognized for their selection of local cheeses, fruit, and produce. They sited changing economic factors and increased competition as the reason for their demise. News was met with mixed responses when it … Continue reading “Why Awesome is Easy”

One Word that can Transform Your Business… And Your Life

One word can make the biggest impact on your business and our personal lives. How you implement it could make positive change happen.

I Want to Thank You.

Around the holidays our actions reflect the sentiment of the time. What happens if you practice these behaviors year round?