Let’s count – how many small business management systems are on the market? There’s Gino Wickman’s EOS along with the coaching program provided by EMyth, their biggest competitor.
Thanks to people like Dan Sullivan and Grant Cardone, 10x is alive and well. 10x is fashionable, sexy, and glamorous. How about 2x? What’s wrong with doubling, say revenue or profits? Would you take it? 2x may not be the crème de la crème of business multiples, but it’s still a powerful tool when employed properly. […]
I used to look forward to walking through my local Barnes & Noble in Columbia, Missouri on a weekly basis. I could browse the book shelves for hours and easily drop a hundred dollars before leaving (so much for the family budget). In 2011 while rushing for a connecting flight with about 6 books under […]
The term exit planning sounds so cold, so calloused, so calculating. If I were a content writer for any exit planning expert, I’d force them to quit using this term entirely. Business owners pour their lives into building companies at the risk of isolating themselves from family members and friends during the early turbulent years. These […]
I confess that I’m a little fanatical about baseball statistics. And yes, sometimes these numbers cross my mind when I’m thinking about senior management team members. Take wins above replacement (WAR) for example. Let’s say my number is 8.4 as a shortstop for the St. Louis Cardinals. That number means I’m responsible for about 8-plus […]
I have designed hundreds of financial reporting packages–I’m not even sure of the count. I’ve created reporting packages spanning 3 pages to nearly 100 in varying formats including raw HTML back in the ’90s, in Microsoft Publisher (I still do), Access, Excel (via F9 or Jet Reports), the old Microsoft FRx (is it still around?), […]