Preparing a budget does not have to be laborious. I hated wasted time; I also hate spending a lot of time on budgets. That view might strike some of you as strange given that it comes from a CFO (Chief Financial Officer). But the truth is that budgets do not have to take a long…
I hate wasted time. How about you? I always seem to have more things to do with my time than time to do them. I figure I could fill two or three lifetimes with what I would like to do—in business and for pleasure. It is that time of year where every good…
Since I have worked with several landscape companies as clients, I am sharing some of my lessons learned that are specific to that industry.
There is a better, easier and more efficient way. This plan relies on using the hidden power of information found in your financial reports and is based on three truths from psychology.
Using the company’s numbers, I did what I always do when I am seeking to understand the business story of a company: I downloaded a trended income statement from the accounting system. The marveling began as I read the business story.
In this blog post, I will discuss a way to make your budget quick and pain-free. It all starts with reports. Let’s review…
Seeing the future is difficult, but reducing it to numbers is even more challenging. You can predict what your income statement will look like next year.
The leaky boat is like a business with a problem retaining its customers. It costs a lot of money to acquire customers. Customers who leave prematurely can harm a business’s reputation. Keeping the customers that you acquire is a great way to grow revenue faster and increase net income.
For revenue, predicting the future starts with a system to monitor the journey of prospects becoming customers. But it does not end there.
Think about the power of being able to predict your financial results three, six, or even twelve months in advance. Read these reports to grow revenue