Is Your Business Undercapitalized?

Capital is the money that kick starts a new company and provides for equipment, offices, and expenses until revenues grow and takeover the funding of the company operations. Capital is not only needed for new companies but also for existing businesses as they elect to invest in new products, replace aging equipment or to ride […]

Should Your Business Produce a Profit?

There continues to be an ongoing argument regarding the profit motive of capitalism. Those against profit argue that owners, significant company executives and shareholders are motivated by greed at the expense of employees in order to line the pockets of a few.  Is this true, an exaggeration or an attempt by special interests (idealogs), to […]

Can I Afford to Add a New Person?

Owners and senior leaders can stumble when it comes to adding a new person.  This is often an emotional decision to fix what appears to be an immediate problem or opportunity that you and other employees cannot handle or handle well.  While it may be relatively easy to hire an additional person (assuming they are […]

Financial Reporting: What is Your Message?

Accounting reports record the financial performance (Profit/Loss) and standing (Balance Sheet) of the company. They provide information to those interested in the financial score of the company and are used, if designed properly, to serve the interests of various audiences. In order to effectively address the questions of each audience you need to understand their […]

True Company Value

Owners and stakeholders want good value for their investment when the business is sold.  Value, however, in the transaction means different things to each party.  To those who have an equity position it means a big check – hopefully! To the buying person or group it expresses the level of certainty in the return on […]