Tag Archives: Small Business

More about Creativity – Google

Google’s a great example of creativity on steroids. Brin and Page grad students at Stanford had a better idea for a search engine. The Stanford users seemed to love it and the buzz was awesome. In any case they approached … Continue reading

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The BEP Formula – A Forecasting Primer

BEP  aka breakeven point is the revenue level at which a business or activity’s revenue equals its costs.  I like BEP a lot because business owners get it. It’s easy to manipulate, highly flexible and works for almost every business. … Continue reading

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Curve Components – Part 1

In “Getting to know The Curve and Flow” I introduced the duo which is fundamental to having a true understanding of personal financial planning.  This post is the first of a series on the elements required to construct the Plan … Continue reading

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Target Stats

In “Forward Looking” I talked about goal setting and plans and how Numbers help to both describe the goal and more importantly measure progress towards achieving it. That’s where “target stats” come in. They make up the mile posts on … Continue reading

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Forward Looking

I’ve found the most effective use for Numbers is to look forward.  I’m talking goal setting and planning. In that context, Numbers serve two vital purposes;  the first is in helping describe the goal while the second is in measuring … Continue reading

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Why Numbers?

After graduating college with a BA in history and a minor in Spanish I couldn’t find a job.  I sent out a couple of 100 resumes but to no avail.  It was depressing.  My dad told me start your own … Continue reading

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