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Can Bookkeeping “Spark Joy”?

By |2019-01-31T15:45:33+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

With the new year brings a fresh start for many people.  A time to put the prior year behind you and begin the new year with a clean slate.  It is also a time to look at how you have been doing things so that you don’t repeat the same thing again. I am 5 episodes [...]

The Power of Asking a Stupid Question

By |2019-02-05T23:39:02+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

When you were young, your teacher said, “there are no stupid questions.”  You believed her once. Raised your hand and asked a question. Then at recess your classmates teased you unmercifully.  You made up your mind then and there, you were done with asking questions in public. Now you are an adult, a business owner.  You’ve [...]

You’ve Got a Budget…Now What?!

By |2018-12-28T21:34:07+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

As we enter the home stretch of 2018, most small businesses have already begun and finalized the process of putting together their budget for 2019. Time for reflection is over and most organizations are looking forward to 2019 and achieving all their goals. Those small businesses who have a plan for next year have budgeted what [...]

Light a Fire Under 2019 | 6 Simple Steps

By |2018-12-28T21:21:59+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether you’ve knocked 2018 out of the ball park or you are tired of being disappointed at year end. If you want to make 2019 better, this article is for you. The biggest opportunity entrepreneurs miss isn’t the next sale. It is strategically building a healthy bottom line. Why?  Because the most obvious first step is [...]

To Niche or Not Niche

By |2018-11-30T21:12:47+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , |

You’ve heard it a million times. You hear the word niche and think “Oh that sounds great, but I can’t simply choose only one because I love working with all of my clients.” Then you brush it off and never think about it again. It is typically our emotions that prevent us from actually looking at [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 10 | 2018

By |2018-10-09T21:00:32+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at Mackey Advisors we have a “4 ways to grow your business” tool.  In a recent client coaching session, while using this tool, we arrived at 52 different strategies to grow the business.  After considering the complexity and time to market, we determined there are 3 strategies that could be implemented immediately.  Just those 3 are on [...]

The 4 Ways To Grow Your Business

By |2018-09-21T17:52:26+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at Mackey Advisors we have a “4 ways to grow your business” tool.  In a recent client coaching session, while using this tool, we arrived at 52 different strategies to grow the business.  After considering the complexity and time to market, we determined there are 3 strategies that could be implemented immediately.  Just those 3 [...]

Revenue Rate of Growth

By |2018-09-25T17:07:51+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

One of the questions we often hear from our business clients is, what did my revenue do this month? While this is a standard question, it is not always the best question to ask and not how we typically analyze the results of the business. There are many factors that can impact revenue on a month [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 9 | 2018

By |2018-09-28T18:08:18+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Most business owners are lousy at finance.  The brutal fact is finance isn’t your first love.  You just want it to work and not scare the heck out of you.  The good news is, you are in good company. Finance brings up a range of emotions, from fear to frustration and everything in between.  Because money-centric [...]

8 Steps to a Stronger Financial Foundation

By |2018-09-28T17:48:33+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Most business owners are lousy at finance.  The brutal fact is finance isn’t your first love.  You just want it to work and not scare the heck out of you.  The good news is, you are in good company. Finance brings up a range of emotions, from fear to frustration and everything in between.  Because money-centric [...]