Operations & Financial Optimization
16Aug 2018
Aug 16, 2018

Operations & Financial Optimization

Operations & Financial Optimization: Increase your Profits: Financially, Operationally, Strategically: By the Productivity Pyramid, Customer 80/20 Gold Program and more

I help companies with their Business Operations Improvement: Operation areas are pinpointed with a 53 element questionnaire and analysis that will guide businesses to improved […] Read more

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Employee Coaching Accountability and Rewards -Not Annual Critic
15Aug 2018

Employee Coaching Accountability and Rewards -Not Annual Critic

Employee Coaching Accountability and Rewards -Not Annual Critic.  Most companies utilize an annual employee performance review or no review at all. Preparation for this review is tedious and not very enjoyable. One must think back on the year and remember the good and bad employee performance elements. This […] Read more

dale 80-20a
7Aug 2018
Aug 7, 2018

Real World Examples using Dashboards

Graphical Representation Of Cash Flow

A graphical representation of cash flow is one of the most important tools for an executive and should be included on any performance metrics dashboard. A spreadsheet should also be used to translate the accounting cash flow statement into a rolling […] Read more

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cost of capital
31Jul 2018

How to Calculate the Cost of Capital

How to Calculate the Cost of Capital

It is often necessary to calculate the cost of capital when you are trying to make decisions concerning investments or lending. You may also need to show your current cost of capital if you are trying to elicit investments […] Read more

optimization
24Jul 2018
Jul 24, 2018

Skills and Optimization Methods

Allow yourself time to gain the knowledge you will need to use reports to achieve whatever your purposes may be  ~Dale S. Richards

Taking control of your own business – what’s it worth to you? Allow yourself some time to learn.  

A little fun with learning optimization […] Read more

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Helping hand
19Jul 2018
Jul 19, 2018

Coffee, a soup line, and friendly conversation

A cup of coffee, a meal, and some friendly conversation can help form a bridge to helping others learn that they can overcome the barriers that hold them back from living a better life. A life off the streets. But someone has to take the first step and […] Read more

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Flaws and Errors in Rules of Thumb Cost of Capital
28Jun 2018
Jun 28, 2018

Flaws and Errors in Rules of Thumb – Cost of Capital

Flaws and Errors in Rules of Thumb Cost of Capital. When using rules of thumb to figure the cost of capital, you have to know that there are certain flaws and errors in rules of thumb that can cost an owner or valuation user large losses […] Read more

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Productivity Pyramid - Revenue and Profits
26Jun 2018

Productivity Pyramid – Revenue and Profits

Productivity Pyramid – Revenue and Profits 

What are the characteristics of a GOOD COACH? Using strategy and goals with unified efforts to create value gains 1.5X-4.0X

Most companies utilize an annual employee performance review or no review at all. Preparation for this review is […] Read more

21Jun 2018
Jun 21, 2018

The Humanitarian Volunteer Is You!

Business trips can be long, and sometimes boring. You can only sightsee so much along the way before you catch yourself hibernating in your motel room. Turn your business destinations into a volunteer rendezvous with your colleagues, and see the world as you would have it. Volunteer to […] Read more

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When you complete a corporate valuation, you’re determining how much your business is worth.
12Jun 2018
Jun 12, 2018

101 Business Valuation Basics

When you complete a corporate valuation, you’re determining how much your business is worth. This can be a tricky process and you can get a lot of different answers depending on the model you use to calculate your corporate worth. The best thing that you can do […] Read more

6Jun 2018
Jun 6, 2018

Performance Dashboards

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 4th quarter. Almost […] Read more

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How Valuation Services Can Lower the Stress of Selling Your Business
30May 2018

How Valuation Services Can Lower the Stress of Selling Your Business

How Valuation Services Can Lower the Stress of Selling Your Business

Before you even learn about the details of how valuation services can help you sell your business, consider the fact that having a professional business valuation is a sure sign to potential buyers that you […] Read more

Dashboards
22May 2018

Financial Dashboards And Why You Need Them

Financial reporting and the use of performance metrics dashboards, do you know why you need them?
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 […] Read more

homelessness in America
17May 2018
May 17, 2018

Homelessness in America

Did you know? Food Stamps are calculated to pay $4.25 a day for an individual to eat. Can you live on $4.25 a day?

Homelessness in America. Approximately 554,000 homeless people live in the United States. Out of that total, there are roughly […] Read more

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Proactive When Going After Customers - Productivity PyramidTM
8May 2018

Proactively Going After Customers – Productivity PyramidTM

Proactively Going After Customers – Productivity PyramidTM

What are some typical Company Goals?

First, you cannot convince or force anyone to sell unless you are willing to pay very large sums above market price. However, you can make offers to competitor’s people resources to invite them […] Read more

3May 2018

Productivity Pyramid TM and Graphical Dashboards

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 […] Read more

Quick Basis
30Apr 2018

Quick Basics of Corporate Valuation Services

Corporate valuation services are completely different from valuation services for homes and other material possessions. In fact, they are even different from the services offered to sole proprietors. There is a very good reason for this difference. For one thing, compared to sole proprietors, corporations are much more […] Read more

Revenue and how to increase it 2x - 4x
25Apr 2018

Revenue and how to increase it 2x – 4x

What are some typical Company Goals?
Revenue and how to increase it 2x – 4x! One hundred percent of companies have a revenue goal. Most have a net income goal that is usually only known to upper management. But what other company activities should be company goals […] Read more

Syria's Children - How You Can Help
18Apr 2018
Apr 18, 2018

Syria’s Children – How You Can Help

Syria’s Children – How You Can Help.

In the war-torn nation of Syria, children have taken center stage on the front lines of a horrific battle. A grown-up war. This is a crime against humanity, a war crime, and the world should not remain silent. Syria […] Read more

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Coaching, Team Work, and The Productivity PyramidTM
4Apr 2018

Coaching, Team Work, and The Productivity Pyramid TM

Coaching, Team Work, and The Productivity Pyramid TM

A CEO of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) reported that 20%-25% of all people are having some life issue right now. That means many employees are currently struggling with a life issue. Life issues could include: financial problems, a […] Read more

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