Author Archives: Mike Urness

Practical Company Planning – Discipline #1 for Managing Your Company Finances 

Company Planning

Company Planning, like many fundamental business strategies, often gets a bad rap. Why? Because it is often done poorly, with even worse follow-through. This article focuses on a Practical Company Planning strategy you can easily implement. If you find it hard to gain financial stability in your business, you’re not alone.  One common reason for such […]

How To Maintain Employee Accountability & Managing Staff Focus

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As business leaders it is natural to want our employees to maintain a clear focus on company direction and their priorities. However, we know we too struggle to maintain focus and discipline even though it is our company and responsibility. This is why many business leaders call upon their CFO’s (internal or virtual) to develop and maintain effective company scorecards to retain focus and staff motivation.

What Is the “Canary in the Coal Mine” of Your Business?

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What do you think is the fastest way to determine the health of your company’s finances? This financial management coaching article will help you identify the “canary” for businesses with 5-50 employees. Although every business is distinctly unique, there is one activity that consistently demonstrates the overall health of an organisation. The quality of the […]