Business

The Importance of Being an Effective Networker

The Importance of Being an Effective Networker

Most Small Business Owners (SBOs) rely on confidantes or advisors to consult with when making a critical business decision. But how do they determine who is an advisor? For some, a paid partner like an accountant or an attorney makes the most sense. Often SBOs like to talk about their situation with a few different [...]

Choosing a Great Restaurant is Similar to Choosing a Great Banker

Choosing a Great Restaurant is Similar to Choosing a Great Banker

Imagine you are walking into a restaurant that is noted for great service and amazing food in a town or city where there are tons of choices. You drove a little further, perhaps you are prepared to pay a little more, and you’ve done some homework by asking friends for recommendations and checking out the [...]

Rules of The Road for Small Businesses

Rules of The Road for Small Businesses

Running a small business is a lot like driving a car. There are many rules of the road. Operating a business in a challenged economy, facing increased competition and lack of focus can make it very difficult for owners to achieve their financial goals. Similar to driving, there are a lot of times when you [...]

The Necessity of Taking Your Processes Seriously

The Necessity of Taking Your Processes Seriously

The dictionary defines “Process” as follows: Noun: A series of actions or steps taken to achieve and end. Verb: Perform a series of mechanical or chemical operations on (something) in order to change or preserve it: “the stages in processing the wool”. For business owners, understanding the necessity of having “process” in the various operations [...]

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