ten commandments

The 10 Commandments of Buying and Selling a Business, Part 3

By josh | Nov 22, 2016

If you missed last week’s post or the week before, please take a look those here and here.  Let’s wrap this up with the final 3 of 10 Commandments of Buying and Selling a Business. Thou shalt have systems that prevent catastrophic failure. Too many private businesses are hanging by a thread.  The owner is the … Read more

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ten commandments

The 10 Commandments of Buying and Selling a Business, Part 2

By josh | Nov 11, 2016

Wow, a full week in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee!  That’s a long time to be away from home.  That’s OK, though.  It was the first time in recorded history a husband and wife in different industries had their shows in the same city and same hotel back to back.  I learned a ton at the AICPA Forensic … Read more

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ten commandments

The 10 Commandments of Buying and Selling a Business, Part 1

By josh | Nov 4, 2016

This week, I’m in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee with my wife.  My wife is a business owner in the office supplies, furniture, and equipment industry, and Nashville is the site of the annual show.  It’s been a fantastic experience getting to know a lot of other office solutions dealers across the country. I had the privilege of sitting in … Read more

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monitoring cash

Monitoring Cash? 15 Minutes a Day to Success.

By josh | Oct 31, 2016

Monitoring, protecting, and growing Cash are essential if you want to build a valuable business.  I am going to give you a simple tool you should use daily.  You can change it to suit your business.  The tool is attached here: cash-bank-to-book-daily This really shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes each day and it can mean the difference between success … Read more

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Unstuck

Get Unstuck in 8 Minutes with the Straight 8

By josh | Oct 20, 2016

Are you ever stuck in your business…or just in life?  Maybe you’re better getting unstuck than me since I’m stuck a lot.  This is an 8 minute exercise I fell backwards into that I promise will help you today.  If you don’t like to read, please fire the video up right here and stop reading! The … Read more

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character

Character is King – No Jerks Allowed

By josh | Oct 10, 2016

In order to build a valuable business, the owner or CEO must be a good person at their core.  As a CPA and strategic adviser, I can help you in many ways but I cannot change your basic character, or your core beliefs, values, ethical standards, and overall disposition toward others.  If you want to … Read more

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