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The case for purging Talented, but THORNY Employees

A business should never ever – ever – tolerate a THORNY employee. THORNY employees come in all shapes and sizes. In this article I will put forth my case against THORNY employees. First, how to recognize a THORNY employee. Second, the significant organizational issues they create. And third, why they need to be purged from… Read more »

Guard Against “Gold Fever”.

Selling your business is serious business.  Too many owners’ catch “Gold Fever” during the process.  It comes in various shapes and sizes.  It impact a business owner’s judgement and takes them down costly paths: Negotiating with a one-off buyer that says he really likes your business and will pay a premium; Structuring a deal without factoring in the… Read more »

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Names B2B CFO Among Nation’s Top 100 Small Businesses at the 2015 Small Business Summit

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES B2B CFO AMONG NATION’S TOP 100 SMALL BUSINESSES AT THE 2015 SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT    B2B CFO’s Founder Jerry L. Mills brings top concerns of Small Business Owners and discusses Free Enterprise with members of Congress and Press   MESA, Ariz. [July 7, 2015] –    B2B CFO, the nation’s largest… Read more »

Control Hepatitis

Financial Disease # 4 This is the 4th blog in a seven part series regarding common financial issues. In this series I have coupled a common known disease with a common financial issue. In three previous blogs, I discussed Cash Hemorrhaging, Financial Ebola and Costing Dyslexia. This week, I will share Financial Disease #4 Control… Read more »

When should business owners start planning for their exit?

My typical answer is yesterday! Especially given the fact, all business owners at some point in time will transition out of their business. Some of these transitions will be orderly and well planned. However, all too often many of these transitions will be poorly planned or be triggered by an unexpected event which leads to… Read more »