Monthly Archives: May 2017

Detailed Forecast Reports: A Key to Business Growth

Are you on track to accomplish your expected financial results this year? A credible forecast is a tool that can be one of your greatest allies in this process.

If you would like to learn more about the attributes of a good forecast report that will help you achieve your goals, I recommend that you read this recent article by Anita Campbell on American Express Open Forum.…

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Increase Your Profits with a Marketing/Finance Collaboration

In the past, finance and marketing have commonly operated as independent entities. Marketing was seen as the creative side and finance as the analytical side. Today, those two worlds are increasingly colliding. Due to the tremendous amount of analytical information about the ROI resulting from online promotions, marketing executives have embraced science to fine tune their strategies to get the best results.…

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How to Know When to Sell or Exit Your Business

Financial experts predict a surge in mergers and acquisitions over the next 12 months, spurred on by the Fed’s recent rate hikes. This M&A boom is great news for companies desiring to sell. However, it comes with its own set of challenges and risks. Before striking an agreement, business owners need be ready to carefully analyze potential buyers.…

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Walking in Circles

Just like people, businesses who get lost tend to walk in circles.

Jan L. Souman, a German psychologist, wanted to determine scientifically if this was true. He took participants of an experiment to a large forest area and to the Sahara desert and used a global positioning system to track where they went.



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