Category: Business Best Practices

The 5 C’s of Credit

All business owners know that cash is the life-blood of their business. You might not be in the position yet to borrow funds to expand the business or smooth out cash flow irregularities, but chances are you may need funds in the future to support growth plans, hire new employees, upgrade equipment or even weather… Read more »

Recession-Proof Your Business

Many economists predict the U.S. economy’s decade-long growth streak is set to hit a down side soon. Of course, as a college Economics professor once remarked, “Economists have predicted nine of the last three recessions.” That is to say the exact timing of a downturn can’t be precisely projected, but, as CEOs & Owners, we know economic slumps… Read more »

Employee Theft- Is it Happening to You?

Employee theft is more serious than you think—and is rampant in small to mid-sized businesses. It never ceases to astound business owners that a trusted employee might be stealing. Sadly, most fraudulent activities take about 16 months before they are even detected. After the Enron debacle, Congress passed “Sarbanes Oxley” to tighten the responsibility of… Read more »