April 05, 2021

5 Reasons Why We Make Business Financial Mistakes

By Dave Chase

After years in strategic financial roles, (primarily CFO roles) I’ve both made and witnessed many financial errors. After some reflection, I’ve observed some common errors that led to those mistak...

April 01, 2021

How to Run an Effective Profit and Loss Report

By Bella Paul

As a business owner, you’ve probably heard a lot about profit and loss reports. But what exactly are these reports, and why are they so important to the livelihood of your business? If you’re new ...

February 25, 2021

What Is a Financial Controller? What Does a Financial Controller Do?

By Bella Paul

Money makes the world go ‘round, especially when it comes to running a business. So when your company is growing, it’s wise to invest in a solid financial team who can keep your books in good shap...

February 02, 2021

Three Ways You Can Strengthen The Financial Backbone Of Your Business

By Bella Paul

When you think about what constitutes the financial backbone of your business, what comes to mind? Is it the team? The financial statements? In truth, it’s both of these combined, and more. As a pri...

January 28, 2021

What You Need to Know about Applying for a PPP Loan in 2021

By Bella Paul

Relief is once again on the horizon. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA), signed into law on December 27, 2020, approved a third round of the Paid Protection Program (PPP), which include...

November 18, 2020

Seven Steps For Strengthening An Inclusive Workplace

By Jessica Acosta

Setting a diverse workforce up for success requires a commitment to the practices of inclusion. While this concept can feel overwhelming in many ways, there are very tangible and tactical actions that...

November 10, 2020

Two Elemental Considerations in Scaling Your Software Company

By Dave Chase

The first task of any business is to get out a minimum viable product, leading toward product market fit. Once achieved, we often see companies race to sell, sell, sell. This can sometimes be the righ...

October 30, 2020

CEOs: This is what you should look for in your CFO

By Bella Paul

When you’re kept up at night mulling over critical decisions for your company, who are you looking to for trustworthy insights? Business leaders seek counterparts who will complement their own talen...

September 10, 2020

Seeing Your Strategy in Your Numbers

By Dave Chase

If you have a business strategy, it should be visible in your financials. Point blank. This may seem like an obvious claim, but surprisingly, not all business owners come to recognize this.  Accor...

August 03, 2020

3 Ways to Develop a Culture of Accountability

By Bella Paul

If you’re a business owner, you know the feeling of balancing the world on your plate. Your main priority is to make your business succeed, and your hope is that you build out a high-performing team...

January 08, 2020

Why You Should Hire an Outsourced CFO

By Dave Chase

The CFO is a key influencer on a business’ success. From startup to enterprise, every business benefits from a strategic CFO. However, contrary to tradition and popular belief, not every business ne...

September 25, 2019

1 Question CEOs Should Ask Before Starting a Business

By Dave Chase

The Mark Zuckerberg era of moving fast and breaking things is over. A more socially aware society requires more from CEOs than ever before. Now, CEOs are not only expected to bring a value driven prod...

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