Keys to Performance Metrics | Graphical Dashboard
Keys to Performance Metrics | Graphical Dashboard, a 12-month rolling tracking system can work on most performance metrics. It works by adding up the 12 months and graphically representing the sum on a monthly or another time basis. For example […] Read more
Why Do Customers Buy from Your Company?
Why Do Customers Buy from Your Company? If you have implemented the “80/20 Customer Gold ProgramTM” then there is a specific opportunity to proactively interact with key personnel at your customer’s companies. While you […] Read more
Collaboration and Teamwork – Mr. Harutos Zen Garden
A bowl of kinetic sand sits on the desk in the front office reception area. On the table beside the desk is a miniature Zen garden surrounded by books about ghost towns, flowers, and various travel locations. Mood music […] Read more
Valuation Metrics & Performance Dashboard Elements – Rolling 12 Month Graphs
Today’s blog will introduce you to the 12-month rolling graphs and performance dashboard elements.
Rolling 12 Month Graphs
Year-to-Date (YTD) financial statements are almost useless until the […] Read more
Performance Dashboard elements I present to CEOs
A. Cash Flow Elements Graphed (two years monthly history and one-year projection)
The elements include: Total Cash Flow, A/R, A/P, Inventory, Investment, other cash change.
The normal tabular cash flow is very hard to understand and […] Read more
Rifle vs. Shotgun Marketing and Optimizing your Business
This concept is the Rifle vs. Shotgun marketing approach that combines industry segment growth rates and gross margin for each segment to help determine the highest value segments. This leads to a focused marketing/sales strategy that can […] Read more
Elements to Increase Your Company Value: Strategically: Part III – Why Do Customers Buy From You?
This blog is a continuation of How to increase your business value with strategic concepts:
Why Do Customers Buy from Your Company?
Why Do Customers Buy from Your […] Read more
Connected – Internships for Teens
In a quote, by Mitch Kapor, he states “If we’re not creating an educated and skilled workforce, there is just no conceivable way that we’re going to be economically competitive.”
Teenagers face a number of challenges as they prepare to […] Read more
Performance Enhancement Concepts
The magic of turning supervisors from critics to coaches. Each month schedule one hour per employee to go over WAYS THAT YOU BOTH CAN HELP TO ACHIEVE THE EMPLOYEE’S GOALS.
What happens is the employee’s annual goals magically get completed in […] Read more
Elements to Increase Your Company Value: Strategically: Part II
Proactive vs. Reactive Customer Service
This blog is a continuation of the series on How to increase your business value with strategic concepts:
Strategic –Proactive vs. Reactive Customer Service
What is […] Read more
Author at Author – Book – Valuation Principles – How to Increase Value
Employee Performance/Productivity Monthly Coaching
Dreading those annual reviews? Looking for a better solution?
Most companies utilize an annual employee performance review or no review at all. Preparation for this review […] Read more
Boy Scouts – Leaders of Tomorrow, promoting community services and civic responsibility
There are certain times of year when as business owners we are approached to give from our resources to any number of charitable, and community events.
Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving […] Read more
Financial reporting and the use of performance metrics dashboards, do you know why you need them?
If you graph cash flow and its elements, such as, A/P, A/R, Inventory, capital expense, bank accounts, etc. for the last two years, it becomes much easier to project 12 […] Read more
When do you need a Valuation?
A few Valuation Basics: Improve Value & Performance with a Business Valuation
Improve Value & Performance with a Business Valuation. Maybe you are new to the business world or never needed a business valuation until now […] Read more