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The Key to KPI’s

 The Key to KPI’s – Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are standards used to measure business performance.  As a business owner it is important to understand how you rank compared to your competitors.  Financial institutions, stakeholders, and prospective buyers use KPIs to analyze credit worthiness, business health, and business worth.  KPIs …

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Increasing Profitability

Do you ever feel like your company is throwing cash out the window?  We are not talking pennies, but dollars.  As business owners we are constantly focused on keeping our costs under control for salaries, advertising, marketing, and other operating expenses, but when is the last time you looked at …

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Turning Business Risk into an Opportunity

Business inherently has risk.  Successful business owners embrace risk creating their own opportunity.  They began their business embracing the question: “What if…?”

There are two characteristics to every risk; consequence and likelihood.  Consequences can range from mild to catastrophic, the insurance industry labels this as severity.  Likelihood can range from …

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How Much Inventory Do I Need?

Inventory is one of the biggest investments you will make in your business.  Your inventory turnover ratio tracks the number of times or cycles new inventory hits your shelves each year.  In addition, it measures the liquidity of your product and your ability to effectively manage your stock.  You can …

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Escaping the Danger Zone!

Most business owners don’t ask, “What is my business?”  They know why they started their business and what they want to accomplish. Often they miss the core of “being in business”.

The Danger Zone is the end result of an owner not paying attention to their business.

Every company requires …

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