Ideas & Stories

Smart Owner Part 3: Why Cash is King

A few years back, we were helping a client manage a merger with a bigger organisation. Our client was well run, had tight housekeeping and their accounts were impeccable. They were justifiably concerned about their new merger partner’s balance …
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Smart Owner Part 2: Break-Even Point on a Napkin

Don’t be embarrassed. You are not the only business owner who does not know how to work out their Break-Even Point. Right now, it might be pretty handy to know what it is. If your sales are less than that magic break-even point, you will be …
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Beware of Zombies… they might destroy you.

Sounds dramatic, but this is frightening and it’s real. How will you know that your next business customer is not one of them? Or one of your old customers has just joined the ranks of the Zombies? We are seeing the dangers everywhere …
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The Smart Owner Part 1: Those Magic Profit Levers

There is currently plenty of good C-19 advice aimed to help business owners; get through tight cash flow periods, find the subsidies they deserve and manage their remote workforce from afar. All good stuff but it can take your eye off the ball. No …
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