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Have You “Hired” the Right Bank? | Due Diligence Essentials

Banking

Recently I was visiting with a very good commercial lending officer. We were discussing the current economic climate and the trends we both have witnessed lately with respect to commercial and Industrial (C&I) lending.
He made an off-hand comment that I probably did not adequately appreciate at the time, but upon reflection it hit me like a brick!…

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Observations from a CFO for Hire in Oconomowoc, WI

CFO's tips

In working with my clients, I have solved several common issues with which they previously struggled. All of them are critically vital to profitable growth and sustainability. The good news is that with focus and accurate analysis they can be rectified. In no particular order, here are five that I see most often:

1.…

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Thoughts on Venture Capital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Venture capital

I just finished reading an incredible article titled “Courting Venture Capital” written by J.D. Kern, CPA in the June, 2011 edition of the Journal of Accountancy, published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

I wholeheartedly agree with Kern with respect to how to attract angel, venture capital or private equity investment to a new, emerging or growth company.…

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Middle Market Waste, Inefficiency & Excess Cost

Excess cost

In today’s economy, reducing administrative overhead costs to their bare minimum can literally mean the difference between success and failure for middle market companies. In an environment when top line revenue is, at best unpredictable, it makes perfect sense to lower the break-even revenue point of the company as much as possible.  …

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The Cost of “Standing Around”

Standing around

I just finished a great article I found in the August/September 2012 edition of Pavement Maintenance and Reconstruction (www.pavementOnline.com), a construction industry trade publication. The article appears in a re-occurring department of the magazine, written by Brad Humphrey. The August/September article was titled “Why do your workers stand around?”.

I highly recommend reading this article as Mr.…

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