Talks of a coming recession in 2024 continue. Will a recession occur? A former president of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Banks puts the odds at … Read more about Recession-Proof Your Business: What Did You Learn from 2023?
Plans and strategies are in place to achieve every business goal, from recruitment to increasing customer numbers and bottom line. People often use … Read more about Is There a Difference Between Having a Plan and a Strategy?
It’s common knowledge that having a business plan is helpful, if not essential, in running a successful business. But savvy business owners know that … Read more about Recession-Proofing Your Business: Plans B and C
Published annually by Benjamin Franklin from 1732 to 1758, Poor Richard’s Almanack was a compendium of weather predictions, advice, poems and stories, … Read more about Lessons for Small Business Owners from Poor Richard’s Almanack
The number of small businesses in the U.S. continues to grow in 2023, and it’s a good thing. After all, small businesses create jobs, drive … Read more about 12 Tips on How to Grow a Small Business in 2023
You’ve all heard of a business plan, and hopefully you’ve even done one for your business. But have you considered a business GPS plan? The difference … Read more about Your Business GPS Plan
Each year for the past several years, I’ve run a series of articles throughout the year on a single main topic and this year will be devoted to … Read more about Recession-Proofing Your Business: Making Strategic Plans
Year-end tax planning is always challenging due to uncertainties. Will your projected profit (or loss) for 2022 wind up as such? What will 2023 bring? … Read more about Start Your Year-End Planning Now—Part 2
Are we in a recession, which is defined as a significant decline in economic activity or two consecutive quarters of GDP contraction (something we’ve … Read more about 5 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Business
When you think of Spring cleaning, what may come to mind is straightening out your files, cleaning up your desk, and washing down desktops and … Read more about Spring Cleaning for Your Business: The Big Picture
New Year’s resolutions have become a perennial activity. For personal reasons, resolutions usually focus on becoming healthier, saving money, and … Read more about Make Plans, Not Resolutions
The year is winding down, but there are still some actions you must or should take now to complete necessary matters and get set for the coming new … Read more about 5 Things to Do Before the End of the Year
The pandemic has squeezed the resources of many businesses, forcing them to review their budgets and make cutbacks. Nonetheless, they must continue to … Read more about Using Software to Help You Make Do with Less
Is the economy getting better or are we in for some serious problems? You can watch trends and listen to economists, but these aren’t all the answers … Read more about Preparing for Economic Changes: Making Strategic Plans
Sylvia Plath wrote: “August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” For small business owners, it’s a … Read more about 5 Things to Do During a Slow Summer