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Section 179 Depreciation Saves No Money!

Tom Crouser February 11, 2011 0

If you think the end of the tax year is the time to buy equipment to save money; well, it’s time to think again. Why? Section 179 Accelerated Depreciation saves you no money and it can hurt your cash flow. Here’s how …

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Budgeting for Sales in Tough Times

Tom Crouser February 7, 2011 0

What coach would plan to lose half their games before the season starts? None that I know. Yet don’t we do the same thing when we create a monthly budget on our average month’s sales? After all, an average is in the middle, with half more and half less. Here is a way to estimate […]

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Take Time to Train

Tom Crouser February 4, 2011 2

Why does it take us so long to train someone? I think I found the answer. Visited a print shop last week where workers weren’t trained. In talking with the owner about how to get them trained, I think I stumbled onto something profound. The reason it takes us so long to train is we […]

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Do You Take a Real Vacation?

Tom Crouser February 1, 2011 0

I thought it appropriate to ask, “Do you ever take a real vacation?” Why? Well, many business owners are more martyrs than managers and confuse service with servitude. If you feel some of this applies to you and would like a solution, then read on …

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Most of us Don’t Want Increased Sales

Tom Crouser January 30, 2011 0

Want to throw you in on a discussion I was having with some business owners and it’s about why most of us don’t want more sales … I say most of us DON’T WANT MORE SALES. Sure, we’d like more sales, but we don’t need them. WHY do I say that? If we really needed […]

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