The One Question Every Business Owner Should Be Able to Answer
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The One Question Every Business Owner Should Be Able to Answer

What’s my business worth?    In a recent study, business owners were asked what they estimate the value of their business to be. 10% didn’t have a clue. The other 90% answered in a wide range between $500,000 and $100 million.    Further when asked how they arrived at that valuation, 2/3 answered that they had no…

Are You Standing in Your Own Way?
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Are You Standing in Your Own Way?

Every business owner has a big dream for their business and wants to make it happen. The problem is many business owners don’t have a clear strategy of how we’re going to transition the ownership and management of the business to another party because we’ve done no planning. We have our heads down working in the business…

Are You Getting Maximum Value in the Sale of Your Business?
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Are You Getting Maximum Value in the Sale of Your Business?

When it comes to exiting their business, many owners get confused and frustrated because no planning has taken place and they’re ready to exit now. If they’ve been the through the Great Recession and then Covid, they’re especially ready because they’re tired.  I have several clients that are Baby Boomers and are beginning to receive…

3 Essential Steps to a Successful Business Exit
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3 Essential Steps to a Successful Business Exit

A successful business exit can be a complex and daunting process. There are many factors to consider, such as the value of the business, the best way to sell it, and how to ensure a smooth transition. That’s why it’s essential for business owners to consider following these three major steps.  One of the best…

The Sales Rule Everyone Should Follow
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The Sales Rule Everyone Should Follow

When someone mentions they are a salesperson, mental images often come to mind of the used car salesperson that asks, “What do I need to do to get you in this car today?” People hate to be sold. But, when people are ready to buy they appreciate the help. There’s a subtle mindset shift (sell…

The Liquidity Rule Every Business Owner Should Know
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The Liquidity Rule Every Business Owner Should Know

Every business owner understands that cash/liquidity is critical to running our business. But, knowing how much cash is needed leaves many business owners confused, frustrated, and sometimes losing sleep. It takes a guide to help us know how much cash is needed. Often, we hire an accountant or controller to keep track of cash. Some…

Liquidity Traps to Avoid
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Liquidity Traps to Avoid

“Gazintas”? What is that? “Gazinta” is what I call a “goes into” and your balance sheet is full of them. Your balance sheet is dynamic, not static, and a “gazinta” indicates a change in your balance sheet and the reason. Cash going down “goes into” receivables going up or purchasing equipment for cash or funding…

ProfitSense Episode 46: Dr. Laronta Rush, Healthy Minds Psychology Assoc.; Dr. Brooke Jones, Fresh Start for the Mind; Dr. Brianna Gaynor, Peace of Mind Psychological Services; and Kristen Fraser, LPC, Canton Counseling 
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ProfitSense Episode 46: Dr. Laronta Rush, Healthy Minds Psychology Assoc.; Dr. Brooke Jones, Fresh Start for the Mind; Dr. Brianna Gaynor, Peace of Mind Psychological Services; and Kristen Fraser, LPC, Canton Counseling 

On this edition of ProfitSense with Bill McDermott, four independent mental health professionals joined host Bill McDermott. Dr. Laronta Rush, Dr. Brooke Jones, Dr. Brianna Gaynor and Kristen Fraser, LPC discussed their friendship and how they came together, supporting each other as business owners and mental health professionals, how they navigated changes during the pandemic, a major…

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…

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