Posted by Ken Kaufman on Dec 28, 2011
With 2012 just around the corner, here are the most popular CFOwise blog posts viewed in 2011. Please note that the year of original publishing is listed in parentheses after the title. 1. 3 Reasons Your QuickBooks Statement of Cash Flows is Wrong (...
Posted by Ken Kaufman on Dec 20, 2011
INTRODUCTION Just last week I spent an hour at the corporate offices of Fishbowl Inventory, a software firm that specializes in helping small and medium-sized businesses better control, manage, and optimize the ever-elusive asset of inventory. I call...
Posted by Ken Kaufman on Dec 13, 2011
At the Dental Trade Alliance Meeting last month I listened to Ram Charan, highly-sought after consultant to Fortune 500 CEOs and co-author of Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation, talk about converting ideas into...
Posted by Jeff Hall on Dec 9, 2011
My 6-year old told me yesterday that she is having so many “issues” right now. I was quite concerned but luckily these “issues” only included an arm that was hurting and a runny nose. Whether it’s your 6-year old, spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, or...
Posted by Ken Kaufman on Dec 7, 2011
Last week I shared a story told by Cal Ripken, Jr. that illustrated how mentors can improve outcomes. Here's one more story that Cal shared to explain how he used Life Management to break the "unbeatable" record of consecutive games played in the Major...
Posted by Ken Kaufman on Nov 30, 2011
Earlier this month I enjoyed listening to a baseball hero of mine, Cal Ripken, Jr., talk to a room full of business executives. He shared the eight principles that helped him beat the "unbeatable" record of consecutive games played in the Major Leagues,...
Posted by Jeff Hall on Nov 29, 2011
It's hard to go through a day without hearing the media, a friend, a business owner, or somebody complain about how the success of their business is being killed by the bad economy.  While the general health of the economy obviously plays a role in...
Posted by David Sullivan on Nov 28, 2011
Last Friday morning as I sat in the breakfast lounge of a hotel with my family, CNN reported this year’s “Black Friday” riotous activities.   They had a clinical psychologist offering some valuable tips to help us rational people avoid the...
Posted by Ken Kaufman on Nov 17, 2011
How do you know if you are over or under-staffed? If sales are increasing, are you hiring too quickly or slowly to keep up? If your sales are dropping, are you cutting too many or not enough employees? These are tough questions to answer, and every...
Posted by Tim Weeks on Nov 11, 2011
If you don’t know, it’s time to update your Company’s scoreboard. Imagine watching your favorite team play without keeping score.  How soon would you lose interest?  I can think of several words to describe such an event…boring, pointless, waste...