Somewhere on the east coast right now, Peyton Manning and the Broncos are planning for Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup against the Seahawks. Like any master of his craft, Manning knows that the clearest path to success is through diligent preparation. Business owners, while on a smaller stage, are no different. In order to keep up with the demands of running a business, you know that planning is a key component to victory.
Now imagine if Peyton Manning had pursued a different career path and was a business owner; an accountant, landscaper, childcare provider… How would he prepare? Would he be as successful? My assumption is yes, and here are some of the “keys to the game” that he’d use to establish his balanced approach.
A recent report released by Sageworks showed that, on average, private companies are waiting an average of four days longer to get paid than in previous years, a trend that has been growing since 2008. While firms across all industries in the service sector are being affected, accounting and consulting firms are seeing some of the biggest increases in their accounts receivable timelines.
As we begin 2014, making a list of New Year’s Resolutions for yourself personally, and for your small business, is a perfect way to get the year off to a good start. However, we all know that even the best laid plans have a tendency to be pushed aside and forgotten if we don’t have a concrete plan for accomplishing our goals. The following are resolutions that might be a good fit for your business, and associated resources that will put you on the right track for keeping them.
Earlier this month, the PaySimple team got together to toast another successful year for the company. It was a shindig full of food, fun, and a reflection on our product, team, and what we completed in 2013. One of the most fulfilling parts of the party is the announcement of the 2013 PaySimple PATHS Awards of […]
Tis the season for year-end wrap-ups; and as today is the last day of the year, a best of list seems fitting. The following are ten of the most popular tip posts from 2013. If you missed them, or simply meant to check out the links but never had the time, here’s another chance to take a look.