Ask Mackey | The 3 Signs

Approaching a railroad crossing when the train is on the nearby track, you are faced with flashing red lights, a red and white stripped cross bar, a big X sign that says, Railroad Crossing.  DO NOT PROCEED is clearly the message! You have the same kind of warning signals in your business, if you know… Read More

3 Signals Your Financial Systems Are Broken

Approaching a railroad crossing when the train is on the nearby track, you are faced with flashing red lights, a red and white stripped cross bar, a big X sign that says, Railroad Crossing.  DO NOT PROCEED is clearly the message! You have the same kind of warning signals in your business, if you know… Read More

Let’s Get Results!

Practical Prosperity for Business

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,… Read More

Ask Mackey | Back to Basics

To kick off 2017 I am going to be boring! New years are for fresh starts, and the best way to start anything is by building the basics. That’s why I will be spending my first blog post of 2017 talking about accounting. So many entrepreneurs settle for mediocre or poor accounting, and this keeps… Read More

What’s the Plan?

Practical Prosperity for Business

2016 has absolutely flown by. Maybe even too fast for some people. As the year comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on how your business performed this year. Some business owners may be completely pleased with the results. However, I would guess that most owners have an idea of what they could have… Read More

Ask Mackey | Say No to Micromanagement

Episode 10 – 2016

Big goals without department and individual accountability systems to support them is poison to your culture. It creates a win/lose environment.  A negative culture is like a dirty river, nothing thrives in it.  It creates a ceiling or blind beyond which your company cannot achieve.  A positive culture uplifts everyone creating fresh energy and enthusiasm. … Read More

Just Say No to Micromanagement

6 Steps to Setting up Accountability Systems

As a babyprenuer, I was an accomplished micromanager.  I coordinated day long retreats and got my entire team fired up toward our annual goals.  I would create BIG plans and set BIG goals. The team participated, sort of, but mostly they went along with what I wanted to do.  After all, I was the Boss…. Read More