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What is a Statement of Cash Flows?

By | 2017-12-28T18:55:32+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

There are three financial statements that provide a picture of the financial health of your business: The Balance Sheet shows what the business has and what the business owes, along with its net worth The Income Statement is used to give a summary of the company’s revenue and expenses over a period of time The Statement [...]

Let It Go!! Time to Delegate

By | 2017-10-25T19:06:33+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , |

I work with a lot of small business owners whose ultimate goal is to work less and make more money.  These same business owners are also involved in a lot of the day to day operations of the business.  How can someone work less when they are so involved?  The answer is easy…delegation! Delegation is defined [...]

Remedies for Anxiety Surrounding Your Business

By | 2017-08-30T15:18:53+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

“Anxiety is caused by a lack of control, organization, preparation & action.” - David Kekich The above quote was posted to Mackey Advisors Facebook page recently.  As I read this, I was surprised as to how much it hit home with me.  When anxiety takes over I tend to be counterproductive.  I have been working with [...]

Ready, Set, GROW!

By | 2017-06-28T15:13:28+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Everyone wants to grow their business to its highest potential, but the thought of putting more energy into it might appear to be exhausting.  What if I told you that there are ways to grow while using less energy?  Sounds appealing, right?  Below are three strategies to leverage your business and to grow your top line: [...]

The Power of a Business Intention

By | 2017-06-14T17:22:27+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , |

Merriam-Webster defines intention as a determination to act in a certain way.  Intention is what motivates us to do what we do every day.  You may be conscious of your intentions or it may simply be programmed in your way of doing.  Either way, it is connected to your why – why you wake up in the [...]

Let’s Get Results!

By | 2017-05-24T14:14:53+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all want to see results from the efforts we put forth.  We want to know if all the saving we have done over the years has made our bank account larger, or if the healthy lifestyle we have been living is making our clothes fit better and our energy level increase.  As business owners, we [...]

Tax Time Starts Now!

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:59+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Categories: Business Wise, Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Fall is the time to think of the leaves changing, the weather turning cooler, and…taxes.  While the 2016 individual tax deadline is not until April 15th, there are things that you should consider now that are just as important than that dreaded deadline.  Individuals file their taxes on a cash basis, which means that most things [...]

Business or Pleasure?

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:54+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We all work hard to earn a dollar, but working hard can payoff when it comes to travel.  Have you ever been lucky enough to have a conference in Hawaii?  Ever wondered if you could add extra days to be able to tour the beautiful area and still have it be considered a business trip?  The [...]

Bookkeeper, An Important Team Member!

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:50+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Bookkeeping is not as simple as it sounds.  It is a skill that requires thought and accuracy.  A good bookkeeper makes it easy to review and analyze information; a bad bookkeeper will leave your books in disarray and lead to bad business decisions.  The saying goes, “Garbage In, Garbage Out.” Below are 5 traits that make [...]

The Importance of the Balance Sheet

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:47+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

There is Top Line Terry and Bottom Line Larry, but there are other “players” needed to make a business successful.  The income statement is important for monitoring and finding ways to improve, but if your balance sheet is out of whack, your income statement may be unreliable.  The balance sheet shows how much money you have, [...]