Tag: cash flow

The Cost of “Standing Around”

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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… Read more »

Companies That Benefit From a B2B CFO®

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Strong, Growing Companies Cash is tight due to growth Growing but not profitable Profitable but need financial strategies/systems/processes/controls to continue Struggling Companies Have constant cash struggles Poor profitability Are profitable but can’t improve from year-to-year Need new ideas to “break out” Need help immediately or they may “go under” (turnarounds) Need to reduce expenses and/or… Read more »


Key That Unlocks Money Lock

Small and Mid-Market Companies Complimentary Financial Assessment Most Owners of small and mid-market companies could increase their sales and profits by better using their financial information: Their current financial reporting does not help them gain full insight to their true product, service and business line profitability.  This insight is needed to improve profits. Financial strategies using… Read more »

Is Your Business Ready for 2015?

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Do you have a budget, plan and strategy? Does your corporate culture and philosophy reach every employee and every segment of your business? Always remember – your business is likely your largest asset and deserves to be managed as such. As you embrace the New Year, ask and answer the following: 1. Am I clear… Read more »

Working Capital: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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Working capital is the excess of current assets over current liabilities and is a financial measure of liquidity or ability of a business to meet its obligations. Current assets include cash, accounts receivable, inventory and other assets that are expected to be converted to cash within 12 months. Current liabilities include accounts payable and accrued… Read more »