Author: ty-kiisel

ramping up for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) has become a day when the idea of patronizing local businesses is promoted throughout the United States. How can you encourage potential customers in your community to patronize […]
small business winter challenges

I don’t know if it’s really the changing of the seasons or just coincidence, but after over 30 years in small business, it always felt like when things got colder, we experienced problems with the […]
Who is your profit expert?

Every success business has three critical business operations under control: Marketing and Sales Production Accounting I think the first two business operations make a lot of sense (at least they did to me when I […]

Most of my career in small business was spent in what I would call fairly seasonal small businesses. Maximizing cash flow throughout the year was an important part of not only keeping the doors open, […]

Having spent 20+ years in a very seasonal small business, I came to appreciate what it takes to manage finances during the busy seasons, bridge the slow seasons, and budget for the year. Fortunately, we […]
financial sector trends

Technology will disrupt the financial sector in 2018, the World Economic Forum predicts. The industry’s landscape is increasingly shaped by large technology companies that are supplying key infrastructure technology and competing with traditional banks and […]
employment law

With the new presidency, many employers are wondering how employment laws will evolve over the next few years. Many issues are still in flux, including those concerning national worker board nominations, healthcare policies and immigration […]

Who doesn’t love vacation? A study by Project: Time Off found that 95 percent people surveyed claimed that using their paid time off was very important. And yet for the first time in recorded history, […]