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Ask Mackey Episode 1 | 2018

By | 2018-01-10T18:39:10+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , |

 The New Year is a natural time for reflection and goal setting.  Perhaps 2017 was so exciting you raised the bar on what you now believe is possible.  Or perhaps 2017 was filled with challenges and you are relieved it is over.  Regardless of your experience, the turning of the clock gives you a chance [...]

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 [...]

What’s Holding You Back?

By | 2017-11-29T20:47:46+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

During a recent review of a prospective client’s results, he mentioned how disappointed he was in his outcomes.  Several years ago, he was on track to accomplish his goals, yet as we spoke, he wondered aloud if they were still attainable. He was working in the business every day and had just been assuming that his [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 11 | 2017

By | 2017-11-08T17:09:41+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Your business is your largest asset. It has the single most impact on: How you live How you retire How much fun you can afford What kind of home you live in How you educate your children What kind of medical care you receive In other words, it is a pretty big deal. Are you treating [...]

Is Your Business Getting the Respect it Deserves?

By | 2017-11-02T18:20:48+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Your business is your largest asset. It has the single most impact on: How you live How you retire How much fun you can afford What kind of home you live in How you educate your children What kind of medical care you receive In other words, it is a pretty big deal. Are you treating [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 10 | 2017

By | 2017-10-12T16:03:46+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

When I speak with fellow business owners this time of year, they often talk to me about how they are either landing or missing their current annual goals. I love those conversations, but for me personally, my most important thoughts in October are about planning for next year.   There is nothing more exciting than the creation [...]

One Secret Strategy That Will Rock Your 2018

By | 2017-10-12T16:01:58+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

October is one of my favorite months.  Cool nights, warm days, little rain.  The crunch of the leaves as I hike the woods makes me happy.  The air smells good and the southernly tilt of the sun makes for interesting natural art as the leaves turn golden yellow or red. I spend as much time as [...]

How Many Goals Should You Have?

By | 2017-09-27T14:38:11+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

One of the most prideful feelings is achieving a goal. You’ve put in the countless hours, the blood, the sweat and the tears, so now you can jump with joy knowing that you can cross a goal off your list. The result is all you had hoped it would be and it makes all that hard work [...]

5 Power Keys of Scorecarding

By | 2017-09-15T16:02:30+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Everyone likes to keep score.  We all have an innate desire to succeed. Those two facts, coupled with putting the right data into the hands of the right people in a timely way, can transform your business. We have often heard the adage, when it comes to real estate, what is important is location, location, location.  [...]

5 Power Keys to Scorecarding

By | 2017-10-12T14:48:52+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , , |

Good data begins in your bookkeeping and accounting department.  If it also ends there, you have wasted one of the most valuable tools in your tool box.  The power in your data is with your people. Everyone likes to keep score.  We all have an innate desire to succeed. Those two facts, coupled with putting the [...]