What Exactly IS Leadership?
Just as relevant as when written in 2004. Bad leadership sinks businesses. Know what the essentials are for effective leadership practice.
Back to Management Basics: The Ever-Essential Business Plan
Whether in Moberly or Manhattan, the SBA has a great content guide with examples when it's time to re-write that business plan.
Digital Etiquette for Managers and Business Owners in the Me Too Era
The "how to" regarding social media connection between management and associates. What to avoid and best practices.
An Essential Quality for Leadership
Leadership is existential for business. Whether you are a startup, established business, or a mega-corporation, leadership will make or break your quarter, year, or long-term plan. Yale research shows there's one critical quality that all good leaders possess and provides a diagnostic for improvement.
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation Announces Departure of President Michael Bugalski
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) announces the departure of its president, Michael Bugalski, effective September 2, 2022. Bugalski will remain in the community as he pursues a career in banking. Bugalski was named MAEDC president on March 16, 2019, after joining the organization in 2016. “The MAEDC board has seen many successes under Michael’s leadership. We are grateful for his service to our board and our county partners,” stated MAEDC Board Chairman J.
The Small Business Metric That Packs a Big Punch
Contribution Margin helps you understand how much revenue is left, by product or service area, to pay overhead after you serve your client. You won't want to miss this surprising operational perspective.
Small Business Tax Credits for R&D - You May Be Surprised
Don't believe you can use the Small Business R&D tax credit? Find out what you might be missing.
Set Up & Improve Financial Management Systems ASAP
This article from 2005 is even more relevant in 2022. Setting up your accounting systems is a critical success factor. Delay this at your peril.
Are You Ready for a "Fractional" CFO?
While written initially by Forbes for women entrepreneurs, this article applies equally to any business owner. Small businesses can benefit significantly by focusing on what they do best, but they need financial expertise. A "fractional" CFO might be the right fit when a full-time CFO is out of reach. Understand the pitfalls and benefits.