CFO Insights

Cash(flow) Is King

cash flow is king

Cash flow analysis, forecasting, and management are essential to operating a successful company. Internal cash flow, or cash flow from operations, is one of the most important financial factors in a business. It is critical for business owners to understand cash flow, and how it differs from net income so […]

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Business Blind Spots – Find Them and Fix Them

Business Blind Spots

What questions should you be asking yourself to help identify blind spots that could be impacting the growth of your business? This list of questions hit my radar while reading an article in Inc. magazine a couple of years back and now seems a perfect time in our business climate […]

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COVID-19: Managing Risk


We’re in the midst of a once-in-a-century pandemic, and uncertainty has never been greater.  Each week, and sometimes each day, presents a new challenge, and some of those challenges present issues that we may not be prepared to face.  But we persevere.  It’s been five months since the wave of […]

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Staffing Thoughts Post-Quarantine

Businessman In Office Using Social Media

As we are all getting back to work, many businesses are beginning to examine their processes and procedures to see how to blend the efficiencies of what we learned during the quarantine with the way we used to do things with departments full of people milling around our offices every […]

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Evaluating Business Risk

Risk management concept avoid, accept, reduce and transfer

One of the first things a CFO in a new situation should do is evaluate the risks that a company faces. Sometimes these risks are not obvious, but recent events demonstrate the continuing need to evaluate these issues carefully. INVENTORY The supply of inventory is vital to most businesses. One of the […]

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Your Business Recovery Plan After Covid-19

chess board game concept for competition and strategy

Most of you who are reading this did not have an action plan for responsiveness to a global pandemic.  The risk of this occurring was unlikely, remote or improbable.  But COVID-19 has swept across the globe and most business strategic plans for 2020 have been thrown out the window.  But, as the calendar […]

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It’s Not Just a Budget, It’s a Plan

The management is checking the company earnings chart on the office desk.

We here at nperspective believe strongly in the need for businesses, of any size, to develop an operating budget and track their actual results against that budget. Many small and mid-size companies feel that developing a budget is too time-consuming and actual results are never close to budget anyway. A […]

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Resolutions For A Healthy 2020

New year resolutions

Happy New Year! The new year is a great time to resolve to become a healthier person and to run a healthier business. You can see your doctor for a physical examination and find out what areas you need to work on to become healthier. You can work with a […]

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