When the Going Gets Unpredictable, Smart CEOs Still Make Predictions With Their Operational Management

Written by Carol Coughlin

Operational Management

Smart companies typically spend the end of each year planning for the next. But again this year (thanks to the state of our economy), even the smartest business owners have questions that make even simple annual planning anything but typical. This year, business owners are asking:      When will the economy recover?      How will its return affect…

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What’s Your Operations Action Plan for 2013?

Written by Carol Coughlin

Operations Action Plan

In September, we revisited our top three financially focused New Year’s Resolutions  – those finance-related planning steps that can make the biggest difference in a company’s growth and success. In reality, though, you can’t stop with the numbers. Operations action plan also needs a good, hard look. So, this month we’re sharing our Top Three Operations…

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The New Whys and Ways of Outsourcing Operations

Written by Carol Coughlin

Outsourcing operations

We are big champions of outsourcing operations. As CFOs who spend our time advising clients on becoming profitable and growth-focused, outsourcing is at the top of our financial strategy list. We’re also exceptionally good at walking our talk. You might be surprised, however, by the reasons why we recommend and practice outsourcing, as well as by the…

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