Why You Need a Business Valuation (even if you don’t plan on selling soon)

A few weeks ago, the local county tax assessor sent appraisal staff through the neighborhood.  They poked around the back yard, took some measurements, and… Read More…

3 Steps for Setting and Achieving Your Business Goals

Smart business leaders understand that setting goals is a critical first step in growing their businesses in the right direction.  But what that direction is,… Read More…

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: How to maintain your focus and stop floundering.

You can probably remember the exact moment the idea for your company emerged.  It was your “aha moment”, a split second when your dream was… Read More…

7 Root Causes of Delegation Issues

If DIY is your CEO mantra, you’re doing it wrong. A manager’s role is two-fold: to increase productivity and to raise up the next generation… Read More…

Marketing Metrics – the CPAs Point of View

In March we had Kathleen Ritz, CEO of Ritz Marketing, in to talk to our clients about the impact of Social Media on a typical… Read More…

When Will the Economy Recover?

I follow a few different economists – being in Charlotte and all. One that I follow that doesn’t work for the big banks is Alan… Read More…

Strategic Planning – It’s About the Balance

On a weekly basis I read about four to five different blogs, one of which is the Harvard Business Review blog. As I was getting… Read More…

An Accountant’s Guide to Goal Setting

For those of you that missed our goal setting January 2012 Seminar, ‘Make 2012 Your Best Year Ever’, our speaker, Jim Dunn, talked about the… Read More…

Vistage Q4 CEO Confidence – We’re All Feeling Better

As many people in our community know, I’m a member of Vistage – a middle market CEO organization. Each quarter, Vistage polls its membership to… Read More…

2012 – Business Lessons Learned from the Movie “The Lion King”

I believe there are business lessons that we can learn from the movie “The Lion King“.  My kids are big fans of the movie and just… Read More…