How will inflation force you to change your business

How will inflation force you to change your business? Inflation is a funny thing. You can’t pinpoint the exact day it impacted your business. You can only look back and notice the changes it made. As an entrepreneur there are two paths you can choose: 1) let inflation happen and watch your business slowly fade, or 2) get out in front of inflation and watch your business take market share from businesses that follow the first path. Whether you understand inflation or not, every business is faced with the decision to be proactive or reactive. Cash flow is the single largest reason businesses fail and inflation can accelerate cash flow challenges if not managed properly.

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Are you stressed or scared about your business finances?

Are you stressed or scared about your business finances? Business finances are a consistent point of stress for entrepreneurs. Sleepless nights. Panic attacks. Ignoring voicemails and emails. Fear produces action and there are only two: failure or profit. There is nothing in between. As an entrepreneur, you have the choice of taking actions that can produce either result.

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It’s a sad day when you learn of a #failedbusiness

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A few months back our family bought a piano from a local piano refurbisher and after making several phone calls to book an appointment to have it tuned with no response, I decided to stop by the business to see if I could speak with the owner personally. I had met him when we purchased the piano and learned that he had been in business for more than 20 years. On this particular morning when I drove up to the front door it became obvious that the business had shut its doors as the space was empty except for┬áthe sign still displayed on the front of the building. Continue reading “It’s a sad day when you learn of a #failedbusiness”