Business Development

Have You Reviewed Your Anti-Harassment Policy?

Posted: January 29, 2018 - Business Development, Human Resources

After several months of news coverage and conversations regarding workplace harassment claims, I am struck by the emotion this topic evokes.  The most painful, of course, are from the victims; but also impactful are the reactions from many business leaders who recognize the negative effects of harassment on their brand; particularly if the news of Read More

Do You Have an Engaged Management Team?

Posted: January 29, 2018 - Business Development, Executive Focus

As the CEO or President of your company do you sometimes find that the level of engagement within your management team is lacking?  That individual managers are only focused on their own functional area at the detriment of the entire organization?  Part of the issue could be that these individual managers do not have a Read More

Essence of a Good Accounting System

Posted: October 30, 2017 - Blog, Business Briefs, Business Development

– Ticket to a large corporation –   “Management is the pilot of his business.  In the cockpit of an airplane, you have a huge array of different instruments spread out in front of you.  Those instruments and gauges are what pilots use to fly the plane. In the same way, management sits at the Read More

Two Cost Saving Cases

Posted: September 27, 2017 - Blog, Business Briefs, Business Development, Leadership

Case 1: A large non-profit organization was paying astronomical amounts of workers’ comp insurance premium each year. One property insurance broker decided to review the claims of this non-profit organization even if this was not his client. This individual wanted to help others because he is a very good person in nature. He reviewed the individual Read More

10 Common Hiring Mistakes Companies Make

Posted: March 4, 2016 - Business Development, Family Business

In the article, 10 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid, posted in Strategic Finance by Doug Arms & Tony Beck, they discuss the 10 most common hiring mistakes that professional firms make.  Here are a few of the highlights: Using a Generalist Instead of a Specialist If your hiring process is centralized, then too often the person in charge Read More

Tax Season is Over – What’s Next for Your Business?

Posted: July 7, 2015 - Business Development

Now that the crunch of tax season is over, what’s next for your business? We asked clients to reflect on their 2014 business results and tell us what they hope to accomplish this year. Overall, most were happy with business growth, many having exceeded revenue projections. Their goals for 2015 were fairly consistent, including: Get Read More