What keeps you going…and growing?

How about this for a job description: Wanted: A self-starter who is willing to work 12-hour shifts, 6 days a week, take minimal vacations, endure sleepless nights and pretend to be normal although plagued by self doubt. Compensation: possibility of better-than-average pay, with slight chance of personal bankruptcy. That’s the job description of a small …

Cash-flow fitness for a growing small business

Most business owners pay themselves last. That means if there’s ever a blip in cash flow, making payroll and paying rent always came first. Cash flow is pretty much the be-all and end-all for a small business. Everything we do serves it. But you don’t want to master cash flow simply to avoid payroll crunches …