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Five Steps to Prospering

Tom Crouser August 21, 2012 Comments Off on Five Steps to Prospering

Prospering’s essence means we have taken care of the simple problems and are prepared to take care of the complex problems as best we can. A successful company is one that can withstand adversity. We are strong, not weak. It doesn’t mean we won’t face adversity, only that we are better prepared to do so. […]

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Where Does the Cash Go Answers

Tom Crouser August 21, 2012 Comments Off on Where Does the Cash Go Answers

Thanks to those who attended my webinar on this topic last Friday. In essence the answer is that the Statement of Cash Flows tells us precisely where the cash goes and ties the Income Statement into the cash accounts. Several specific questions came up during and after the session so here are my answers to […]

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To Sell More; Start with a Focus

Tom Crouser August 7, 2012 Comments Off on To Sell More; Start with a Focus

Most owners have trouble selling because we don’t feel we have anything to sell. Sure we take orders, wait on customers and even following up on customers’ calls. But, I’m talking about the function of selling, which is to “create demand for existing capacity.” The easiest and best place to start is to have a […]

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Why Be a C? C Corporation that is

Tom Crouser July 31, 2012 Comments Off on Why Be a C? C Corporation that is

Most small businesses are either proprietorships, partnerships, Limited Liability Companies or S Corporations. Some select C Corporations and I wonder why. Here are my thoughts on the subject. Why Be a C? Why be a C corporation, that is? That’s my question. The answer I most often hear is “because my accountant said I would […]

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Size of Businesses in US

Tom Crouser July 30, 2012 Comments Off on Size of Businesses in US

How big is small business in the United States? Big, at least from the number of establishments view. I was doing some research and found the following. I thought I’d go ahead and post it in case you aren’t familiar with just how many small businesses there are in the US. Data from the commercial […]

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