6 Step Business Planning
Ellen changed my company forever! The most immediate change made was as we started to get into the company’s books I realized that what my bookkeeper/cpa was saying he was doing, he was not doing and being coy about my direct questions...so he is gone. Now there are no secrets! The numbers are real, we have a plan in place...
Papalia Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
The Biz Plan Challenge
Tag Archives: Human Interest
Being an entrepreneur has many benefits. You can achieve financial and lifestyle freedom. You can be of service to others, while steering your own course. Perhaps best of all, you can have a powerful, positive impact on your kids. Entrepreneurs … Continue reading
Daylight Savings Time just ended. It’s 5 pm and dark outside. All you want to do is go home and watch reruns of Modern Family. I get it. It takes energy and fizz and a sense of purpose to get up … Continue reading
Even as you read the title of this blog, did someone come to mind? Is it time to decide about the person “on the bubble?” Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, was asked at the end of his remarkable … Continue reading
Have you seen the TV show, What Not To Wear? In one hour, they perform a fashion and grooming make-over on a disheveled woman (baggy sweats at the mall) or a way-too-casual man (tank top out to dinner.) The show … Continue reading
Pull out your business plan and take a look at your mission, your vision and your goals for this year. How’s it going? What? No plan? No problem. Just consider how last year went and that’s what will probably happen … Continue reading
See these handsome fellows to the left? No, it’s not a poster for the film Benjamin Buttons. It’s Max and Hot Rod, my son and husband. These two are the “green-est” guys I know. They love to save energy. They … Continue reading
It has been a hot week, topped off by a scorching Sunday afternoon. I emerged from the air-conditioned office to find Hot Rod working in his shop. He didn’t notice the heat or the humidity, and barely noticed me. He … Continue reading
Record unemployment? You wouldn’t know it from the number of business owners I hear from looking for employees. “You just can’t find good, qualified help.” Well, that’s just whining. And it’s not true. The world, your market area, is full … Continue reading