ProfitSense Episode 53: Andrew Sullivan, Sullivan and Schlieman Wealth Management, Ken Madren, PermaTherm Inc., and Jim Pursley, Factory Automation Systems
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ProfitSense Episode 53: Andrew Sullivan, Sullivan and Schlieman Wealth Management, Ken Madren, PermaTherm Inc., and Jim Pursley, Factory Automation Systems

On this episode of ProfitSense, we welcomed three accomplished company leaders to delve into various aspects of successful businesses, financial management, and future planning. Andrew Sullivan, Sullivan and Schlieman Wealth Management, discussed year-end financial planning and common issues that prevent people from achieving financial success in retirement. Ken Madren of PermaTherm shared the impact of communication on business…

Profitability = Viability
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Profitability = Viability

Every business owner wants to increase profitability. But many CEOs/business owners don’t know where to start or what to do. Business financial literacy classes are something that many of us didn’t take in school and there’s limited to no on-the-job training to help you get there. Every business owner deserves to have a business with a…

Are You Accidentally Making These Common Financial Mistakes?
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Are You Accidentally Making These Common Financial Mistakes?

Every business owner wants to maximize cash flow and profitability. But I’ve found that while business owners are excellent at their craft, they often struggle to understand and manage the financial side of their business. They don’t know where to start or what to do. This leads to making common mistakes that when left unchecked,…

Is Your Business Losing Momentum?
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Is Your Business Losing Momentum?

Every business owner has a big dream for their business and wants to make it happen. But if your marketing is inconsistent, or you’re not prospecting for new business and suddenly a few loyal customers leave, you may be losing momentum. This loss of momentum can be confusing and frightening because you don’t know where to…

ProfitSense Episode 45: Vivian Dempsey, Wilson Lewis & Scott Williford, vLink Solutions
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ProfitSense Episode 45: Vivian Dempsey, Wilson Lewis & Scott Williford, vLink Solutions

On this episode of ProfitSense, host Bill McDermott welcomed Vivian Dempsey, Partner at Wilson Lewis, and Scott Williford, CEO of vLink Solutions. Vivian talked about Georgia’s personal income tax rebate, the advantages and disadvantages of an S Corp, the IRS tax inflation adjustments for the tax year 2023, and much more. Scott discussed his experience in…

Is Your Business Suffocating?
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Is Your Business Suffocating?

Cash is to a business what oxygen is to a person. A business can’t “breathe” without it. 80% of businesses fail within the first 5 years in business and the number one reason is a lack of cash (capital). But the lack of capital is not the cause. Many businesses need sufficient cash to figure…

ProfitSense Episode 44: Beth Miller, Executive Velocity & Eric Handler, Handler
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ProfitSense Episode 44: Beth Miller, Executive Velocity & Eric Handler, Handler

On this episode of ProfitSense, host Bill McDermott welcomed Beth Miller, President and Founder of Executive Velocity, and Eric Handler, CEO of Handler. Beth discussed how Executive Velocity develops leaders, the challenges of succession planning, coaching as a care leadership skill, and much more. Eric talked about Handler’s uniqueness in the market, its values and purpose, its…

Has Your Revenue Growth Stalled?
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Has Your Revenue Growth Stalled?

Every CEO/business owner wants to maximize cash and profitability to maximize shareholder value. However, many don’t know where to start or what to do, which leads to confusion and frustration. It takes a guide with a plan to identify the hurdles getting in the way.  Doug Tatum’s book, “No Man’s Land”, chronicles where mid-size companies…

Do You Want a High-Performing Company?
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Do You Want a High-Performing Company?

Monitoring employee performance and holding people accountable makes many business owners uncomfortable. Many owners don’t provide job descriptions for their coworkers and spell out functions for each position. This leaves everyone confused and frustrated. Owners ask why this person doesn’t perform and employees are asking what does the boss expect them to do.  Patrick Lencioni…

ProfitSense Episode 43: Mark Beal, Instead of Flowers
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ProfitSense Episode 43: Mark Beal, Instead of Flowers

On this episode of ProfitSense, host Bill McDermott welcomed Mark Beal, CEO of Instead of Flowers. Mark discussed the story behind Instead of Flowers and how he came into his role, what makes Instead of Flowers unique, who his typical customers are, why a gifted meal from Instead of Flowers is received with such joy, and…

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