Close your eyes and imagine your closet. Take in the colors, the fabrics, the shapes of the clothing – their cost, the memories associated with them, how long they’ve been on their hangers. Now narrow your focus to only the clothes you’ve worn in recent memory – outfits that have been pulled out, shown off, […]
Posts about Profitability
From the economy to customer behavior, many variables could impact your business’ viability in the future. Learn how to look around the corner to what’s ahead.
When it comes to Mergers and Acquisitions, one major contributor to the valuation process often gets overlooked: company culture.
In 2012, Twinkie fans taught us an important lesson about marketing: When it comes to company valuation, customer loyalty is king.
This week on “Thinking Big,” we sit down with Greg Crabtree – a financial expert dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build the economic engine of their business.
You own a business, run a business, lead a business, or work in a business. That means that you hear a lot about money. The pressure is constantly on us all for more sales, more revenue, more profit, more production. We’re all obsessed with money. Money helps our business grow. And that’s all well and good. […]
As a leader, is your entire workday spent doing things that are the highest and best use of your time? Are you continuously focused on the activities that bring the best ROI? To help your business become more profitable, get in the habit of asking yourself two questions: “Is what I’m doing right now the highest […]
Chances are, if you live in Portland, have friends in Portland, or pay the slightest attention to professional basketball, you know that this year – for the first time in over a decade – the Portland Trail Blazers actually mattered. The Blazers started the season in good standing, but few expected them to go far. […]