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

Change: Every Business Owner’s Least Favorite Word

Practical Prosperity for Business

  Change is inevitable. It can easily take anyone out of the comfort zone and into the fire. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Change can be calculated and it can certainly have a positive impact on a business. Every business can improve if it takes the right steps to make a positive… Read More

thumbnail

The State of Financial Literacy

Money is a fact of our everyday lives and in order to live happy, prosperous lives we must be financially literate.  Sadly, the data tells us that as a society we are not properly preparing ourselves or our children.  This means every day money creates unnecessary stress in our lives and our relationships. Here are… Read More

thumbnail

A VERY Useful Tool: Trailing 12 Month Tracking

A monthly sales chart, when utilized properly, will tell you how your monthly sales stack up to other months within the time period.  Tracking your sales numbers is a great way to evaluate how seasonality affects your sales numbers. However, they are not an especially good way to track the welfare of your business as… Read More