Ahead of the Curve

Supplier vs. Partner?

Perform this exercise to build your business into muscular financial shape by the end of the year. I’m not trying to be facetious with the title. I want to bring awareness to balance sheet management and its importance to your…

Would you work for you?

How to make your shop a success by making it the kind of place where you’d want to work. It’s no secret that we have an extreme shortage of competent people throughout our industry. As an employer, you’ve got to…

Will It Be All Right?

It will, if you focus on the details of your business and not just your problems. Consider committing to this plan for the next 90 days. It will really bring clarity to your position as owner/manager of the business. In…

The Real Math

What does it cost your business when employees don’t do their jobs? You won’t believe it. Many shop owners look at operating expenses and attack that topic as the main cost-reduction plan to increase their bottom line. The fact is,…