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Why Should You Care About Project Accounting?

Why Should You Care About Project Accounting?

According to McKinsey & Company, large IT projects run an average of 45 percent over budget and as much as 7 percent over time. Read More

The Role of M&A Advisors

The Role of M&A Advisors

When evaluating critical decisions about exit options for their business, an alarming number of CEOs and business owners make the mistake of believing that their Read More

What’s the Right Price for Your Business? Bridging the Valuation Gap

What’s the Right Price for Your Business? Bridging the Valuation Gap

Think about how you would respond if someone were to offer to buy your business today. What’s your level of readiness to deal with that Read More

What’s Your Business Worth?

What’s Your Business Worth?

Whether you’re considering a sale of your business, already evaluating an offer, or simply exploring strategic options, what your business is worth is one of Read More

Moving Marketing from a Cost to Revenue Center

Moving Marketing from a Cost to Revenue Center

Depending on the organization in which it exists, marketing can take on several personas.  Sometimes it is reactive and operationally oriented, managed by a “hair Read More

Creating Revenue Growth in the 21st Century

Creating Revenue Growth in the 21st Century

You will successfully sell to prospective buyers when:

1. You proactively compel them to invest in the buying process

2. Buyers opt in as a Read More

Big Banks Go Small with Small Business Loans

Big Banks Go Small with Small Business Loans

Need a loan for your small business? You’re in luck: small business loans from big banks are on the rise. Small business loan approval rates Read More

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Do You Have the Will to Scorecard?

Dashboards, scorecards and the like are standard fare in Fortune 500 companies.  For those companies with diverse offerings and unlimited resources, having unfiltered information about Read More

Incapacity Planning: Guardianship

Incapacity Planning: Guardianship

Estate planning is the managing and passing of your assets through the preparation of documents and re-titling of assets.  The process of linking asset protection Read More

The Science of Optimal Profits

The Science of Optimal Profits

On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a challenge and public commitment to land a man on the Moon by the end of Read More

Incapacity Planning: Durable Power of Attorney

Incapacity Planning: Durable Power of Attorney

Estate planning is the managing and passing of your assets through the preparation of documents and re-titling of assets.  The process of linking asset protection Read More

3 Easy Ways to Boost ROI in Digital Marketing

3 Easy Ways to Boost ROI in Digital Marketing

Moving your business into the 21st century of marketing is a big leap for any business that has found success with traditional marketing and Read More

Wills and Estates in Florida: When to Update Your Will

Wills and Estates in Florida: When to Update Your Will

We can define estate planning as the managing and passing of your assets through the preparation of documents and retitling of assets.  The process of Read More

Tax Time: What Small Business Owners Need to Know

Tax Time: What Small Business Owners Need to Know

It’s tax time! Tax season is upon us and that means going through receipts, checking ledgers, and filling out endless IRS forms. For small business Read More

Cross Over Issues of Wills and Estates in Florida: The Lost Will

Cross Over Issues of Wills and Estates in Florida: The Lost Will

We can define estate planning as the managing and passing of your assets through the preparation of documents and retitling of assets.  The process of Read More

Is it Better to Think of Profit Gaps as Fields of Opportunities?

Is it Better to Think of Profit Gaps as Fields of Opportunities?

Every company has a potentially lucrative profit gap that sits between its present position and optimal bottom-line earnings. Here, as always, optimal means best possible Read More

Cross Over Issues of Wills and Estates in Florida: Lapsed Gifts

Cross Over Issues of Wills and Estates in Florida: Lapsed Gifts

We can define estate planning as the managing and passing of your assets through the preparation of documents and retitling of assets.  The process of Read More

Government Fines Present Real Threat for Businesses

Government Fines Present Real Threat for Businesses

I’ve been told I sometimes sound suspicious of government agencies.

But consider this: most state human rights commissions and the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Read More

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Eh! It’s 2014: Show me the Money, Jerry

Show me the money,” shouts a screaming football player (played by Cuba Gooding Jr) into the phone to his sports agent Jerry Maguire Read More

How Will You Sell Your Business?

How Will You Sell Your Business?

As the baby boom approaches retirement, the ESOP option grows increasingly attractive.

For every seller, there must be a buyer.  How will you sell your Read More

Managing Complexity: Maybe Less is More!

Managing Complexity: Maybe Less is More!

As I’ve noted in a prior blog entry, IBM does biennial studies of CEOs and 2 years ago found that innovation was no longer Read More

What Determines the Health and Long-Term Survival for a Business?

What Determines the Health and Long-Term Survival for a Business?

Sleep, exercise, diet, relax, laugh, smile, and a glass of red wine have a lot to do with health.

Like the commercial says “who doesn’t Read More

Estates and Wills in Florida: Amendments to a Will or Mistakes in Will

Estates and Wills in Florida: Amendments to a Will or Mistakes in Will

We can define estate planning as the managing and passing of your assets through the preparation of documents and retitling of assets.  The process of Read More

How the Nevis LLC Can Help Protect Your Assets

How the Nevis LLC Can Help Protect Your Assets

Another great international protective entity is the international Limited Liability Company “the LLC”. This entity is similar to the Domestic Limited Liability Company, except Read More

The Captive Insurance Company: A Look into What’s Covered

The Captive Insurance Company: A Look into What’s Covered

What is captive insurance?

Captive insurance is insurance or reinsurance provided by a company that is formed primarily to cover the assets and risks of Read More