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Managing Costs of Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain

Supply chain issues have been dominating the news for several months. Offshore products and supplies have been backlogged and so have their entry into many of the major US ports.  In addition to these backlogs, there are delays in shipping goods from US ports to customers. The backlog and delays […]

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Raising Capital to Fund Growth

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You have started your business and things are ramping up with opportunities to grow your company and take it to the next level. This will often come with a need to raise capital to fund expected growth. Typically, an early-stage company has used either self-generated funds (bootstrapping) or has secured […]

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Working Capital Management: A Shared Responsibility

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Everyone talks about cash and how much cash matters.  “Cash is King” … “Cash is Everything” … We’ve all heard this before.  Over the last 18 months, because of the pandemic, cash collection has been at an even greater premium as businesses have struggled to pay and collect.  Numerous articles […]

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Business Exit Strategies 101

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A quick guide for the potential sale or succession of your business. Every day business owners are making the decision to exit their businesses.  This is usually the event that has the greatest financial impact in their lifetime (although most of us swear it is having children).   Unfortunately, many owners […]

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Understanding Earnings Quality

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Net Income is one of the most important pieces of financial information reported by companies, often referred to simply as “earnings.”  Earnings are a primary metric used to value a company which is why stock prices are very sensitive to earnings surprises.  However, earnings, like most other line items on […]

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CFOs: What We Bring to the Table

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A CFO is responsible for far more than Finance and Accounting.  We’re responsible for the overall financial health and well-being of every department in an organization including, but not limited to, treasury duties, forecasting, budget preparation/review, contract negotiation, and so much more. For example, when the production floor needs a […]

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9 Clear Indicators Your Business Needs A Fractional Controller

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A controller is the financial linchpin at your company because their accounting capabilities cover such a broad scope. Their reporting expertise and management skills ensure immediate access to a realistic snapshot of the financial health of an efficiently run business. Not all businesses can or will employ full-time controllers. These […]

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A Time to Sell or a Time to Re-Invest?

It’s the summer of 2021 here in Florida, and COVID-19 is hopefully on a permanent wane. “Live” meetings are replacing virtual ones. Companies are actively hiring. It seems that a sustainable reopening is finally upon us. In essence, “2021” is somewhat a euphemism for the beginning of a post-COVID business […]

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Looking to sell your business?

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Here are some items you should consider to get the best price when you sell.  Most privately held business owners view their business value as a multiple of cash flow, EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) or multiple of Benefit to Owner. Business owners typically hear multiples in […]

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Your Business Plan during the 2020s in a Changed Post-Covid-19 World

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As vaccine distribution increases and most Americans can be vaccinated by May of 2021, most states are on the pathway to a ‘new normal’ for society and businesses. Your most important responsibilities as a leader of your company are to evaluate your organization and how it must change going forward, determine how to adjust your strategic plan, and clarify what recovery is for your business.

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