Operational Efficiencies Part III – Creating, Capturing and Organizing Your Ideas

Suggestion Box

Remember the old “suggestions box?” Input from all levels of the company drives success by bringing ideas and opportunities to the forefront that otherwise would not be considered. Including everyone in the suggestion loop promotes comradery, encourages ownership in the process and rewards good ideas and follow-thru with recognition. … [Read more...]

Operational Efficiencies Part II – Rules of the Game

Rules

In Part I of our Operational Efficiencies series: Getting Business Owners in the Driver's Seat, we described the importance of including all of your team members in the Operational Efficiencies Improvement process in order to fully capture ideas that come from differing perspectives, drive improvements throughout the company and promote contributions, buy-in and ownership. Further, we discussed setting criteria in order to prioritize which suggestions, ideas and initiatives to pursue. … [Read more...]

Operational Efficiency: Getting Business Owners in the Driver’s Seat

Work Smarter

In order to remain competitive in an increasingly crowded and changing environment, businesses must take control and drive operational efficiency or risk being pushed off the road. “Operational efficiency” is defined by Wikipedia as the ratio between input to run a business operation and the output gained from the business. … [Read more...]

The 4 Signs Your CPA Cares About You

SJG Accounting and Tax client focus

The right CPA can mean the difference between success and failure in your business. A relationship with a good accountant can save you money and keep you compliant. A relationship with a great accountant does all those things and gives you focused, professional responsiveness from an advisor who is on your team all year long. It’s the great relationships that can mean the difference between sustainability and real success for your business. … [Read more...]

How to be one of the 40% of Companies that Successfully Complete an M&A

SJ Gorowitz Atlanta Merger Support

For companies seeking to grow, shrink, adapt or change their business, or improve their competitive position, a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy often is a natural and potentially viable  pursuit. … [Read more...]

Retirement Plan Selection and Design That Keeps Money in Your Pocket

SJ Gorowitz Retirement Tax Planning

You’re a business owner. Every decision you make has an effect on your taxes. Particularly if you own a closely held business, your long-term personal and professional outcomes are inextricable. If your goals are to keep more of what you earn and establish a foundation for ongoing financial health, retirement plan selection and design should be at the top of your to-do list. … [Read more...]