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Five things that cause poor cash flow

Poor cash flow is a critical concept that many entrepreneurs don’t fully understand. I believe this is because they usually hear about it from accountants who try to explain it in accounting terms. Poor cash flow is an operational issue. […]

How you can inspire others

Live by choice, not by chance. Make changes, not excuses. Be motivated, not manipulated. Work to excel, not compete. Listen to your own inner voice, not the jumbled opinions of everyone else. This is the way to inspire people! This […]

How to Better Manage Your Cash Flow

Cash is king when it comes to the financial management of a growing company. If the lag between the time you have to pay your suppliers and employees and the time you collect from your customers is the problem, the […]

How To Improve Your Credit

In a segment that aired on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, Steve Kroft from “60 Minutes” reported that a recent Federal Trade Commission study shows that an estimated 40 million people have errors on their credit report. To further the problem, […]

Finance Your Start-Up with Credit Cards

“Guitar Hero III”: Legends of the Rock” became the highest grossing game in U.S. history in 2011.  And to think Charles Huang, the former partner of Harmonix and designer of the little plastic guitars, maxed out his credit cards to […]

The Top 10 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

Why do some businesses succeed when others fail?  While it may seem to be a matter of luck, in reality there are common mistakes that kill many small businesses before they ever get off the ground.  Give your startup a […]

Ten Ways to Improve Your Customer Service

In the recent months while out shopping, dining or having a service performed, I was surprised at the lack of customer service that was provided.  In some instances it was so bad that it made me not want to visit […]