Building a Budgeting Team

Building a budget is not just an accounting function. The more engagement and buy-in you have in the budget building process, the more commitment and success you will have executing the budget. Don’t make the mistake of isolating the budget building to the accounting team. Begin by assigning sole ownership of the budgeting process to one person. This person, the …

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Budget Tips for Businesses

Running a business is electrifying, exhilarating, and even a bit scary. An often overlooked area for entrepreneurial companies is the financial side of the business. Yes, we’re talking about your budget (come on – budgets can be exciting too!). Companies with no budgets have no financial roadmap and therefore, no plan for profitability. Below are a few tips to consider …

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Radical Candor: How to be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

Kim Scott led teams at both Google and Apple.  These experiences inspired her to write Radical Candor, which is her third book.  In it she offers a clear, accessible framework for creating and implementing what she calls “Radical Candor” within teams. Radical candor involves two dimensions – caring personally and challenging directly.  “When people trust you and believe you care about …

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Six Key Components to Business Success

The organizational operating system, known as the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®), was created by and designed for entrepreneurial companies to create traction and drive real, consistent results. As a business owner, you experience a lot of moving plates on a daily basis that you are required to manage. EOS was created around this experience and the discovery that we can …

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