Author Archives: Better Financial Control

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 […]

4 steps that will give you more control over your company’s revenue and profitability

A Ceos Playbook For Effective Expense Management And Beyond

Are You Setting Low Expectations for Your Business as a Way of Combatting the Feeling of Not Having Control Over Profitability? Said another way, has business beat you down into desiring only small goals – or maybe not wanting to set goals at all? There are some simple and practical strategies that can help you […]

A CEO’s Playbook for Effective Expense Management and Beyond

A Ceos Playbook For Effective Expense Management And Beyond

As a leader of a small business, you can get bogged down managing expenses. But if you ensure sound financial processes, it will save you time and help provide a framework for you running a successful business. These 3 practical strategies will free you up to focus on what most business leaders do best – drive revenue […]

3 Reasons Why Life May Be Being Sucked Out of Your Management Meetings

Be honest, how excited are you to join your weekly management meeting? If you are feeling that way you are likely not alone. Here are three common reasons why meetings can be less than invigorating: A Boring Future – if your company plans are not hitched to a compelling future for the team it is […]

3 Reasons Why Your Admin Should Not Be Your Bookkeeper

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Warning – this article will likely be irrelevant to you even if you have an admin person maintaining your books if you do not have any current concerns around: Cashflow and whether you can afford strategic costs How long it is taking to collect your customer payments The speed or accuracy of your financial reports […]

Would You Have a CFO On Your Team If They Were Free?

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Interesting question right? To answer this you first want to clarify what you could gain from having a seasoned CFO in your camp that knows your financial details even better than you do. Let’s take a look at that first. Here are some typical benefits that come with an effective CFO: Better Management Meetings – […]

When Should a Small Business Should Get a CFO’s Advice?

Hiring a CFO with their financial expertise could be one of the best decisions you ever make. Tapping into the experience of a proven CFO can be one of the smartest moves a small business owner can make. Post-Covid, many businesses are wanting to rethink their business and staffing strategies. Perhaps yours is one of […]