It’s been a good year for most small businesses. The economy remains strong, and you all are a relatively optimistic bunch. Still, every business should take the time to look at what went right – and not so well – in the past year and then create a road map […]
As small businesses get ready for the final quarter of the year, it’s a good time to reflect on some best practices for growth. We are beginning to see signs that the economy may slow down, which makes having a handle on all your growth levers all the more important. […]
Last year, about 57% of small businesses saw revenues grow while 43% added employees to their payrolls, according to the Small Business Credit Survey produced by the Federal Reserve Bank. Both of these metrics increased over 2017 levels. More findings: Credit demand held steady in 2018, with 43% of firms […]
Cash flow – it’s not sexy, but it’s the pumping heart of your business. Here are 5 ways to keep it healthy.
Think your growing small business already has a handle on cash flow? Think again. To be sure, businesses as small as the tiniest mom and pop store to as large as GE struggle with cash flow. But growth-stage businesses need to know this: Cash flow problems can impede your growth. […]