9 05, 2018

Getting Started with NetSuite Doesn’t Cost What You Think

2018-08-13T13:12:32-05:00 By |Business Growth, Decision Making, QuickBooks Transition, Saving Money, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You would think that getting started with a robust system like NetSuite would cost thousands in monthly fees, but the truth is that you can get started with as little as $199/month and still gain the world in business solutions. Let’s take a look at what a low-cost entry into NetSuite would mean for you: [...]

19 06, 2017

Complex Decisions Require Facts for Action

2017-08-08T11:06:47-05:00 By |Decision Making, Management by Spreadsheet, Proactive Action|0 Comments

Decision making, as you might think, is the process of gatherings facts and data in order to understand which of several courses of action will get the best result. In fact, U-Mass Dartmouth defines it as follows: "Decision making is the process of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information, and assessing alternative resolutions." [...]

24 03, 2017

Fast Decisions in an Ever-Faster World

2018-08-15T14:55:56-05:00 By |Business Growth, Decision Making|0 Comments

How quickly can you and your team make important decisions? I'm not talking about where to go for lunch (though that's very important and can definitely take a while!) or whether the new brochure should be bi-fold or tri-fold. I'm talking about strategic decisions that can impact the future of your organization. Can you make [...]

17 02, 2017

Great NetSuite Implementations Mean No Pollution

2018-08-15T14:57:49-05:00 By |Business Process, Decision Making, Management Software, NetSuite Implementation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three words. "Frame of reference." That's the way we, as humans, tend to look at things. We make sense out of new information based on data our brain has collected from what has gone before - what we know, what we've done, and what we've seen.  I have a friend who uses the term "polluted [...]

12 09, 2016

How Not to Tank Employee Relationships

2018-08-15T15:03:22-05:00 By |Decision Making, Employment Brand, Transparency|0 Comments

Are you tanking your employee relationships and staining your employment brand? Most companies ensure that they're nurturing and monitoring their company brand. But are they doing the same for their employment brand? You hear a lot of about managing your company’s brand online. Some call it the “Yelp Effect.” Essentially, the internet has amplified the voice [...]

25 04, 2016

Indicators: Looking at 100 When You Only Need 10?

2018-08-15T15:20:08-05:00 By |Decision Making, Management Software, Transparency|0 Comments

Put on your best Mae West voice-in-your-head: "So many reports, so little time." We see a lot of business leaders who are positively overwhelmed with reports, and indicators, and metrics, and targets, and... Key performance indicators are supposed to be the FEW metrics that let you keep a pulse on the business, but it's too [...]

30 03, 2016

Business Growth – Stuck In Neutral?

2018-08-15T15:21:53-05:00 By |Business Growth, Decision Making|0 Comments

Most businesses want to grow, and most have a growth plan. At some point during the year (usually near the end of the fiscal year), the management team members get together and plot out the growth for the coming year, formulating strategic plans, special initiatives, and creating revenue goals, profit goals, and headcount projections. Sounds like [...]

8 01, 2016

Decision Making: What If It Were Easy?

2017-08-03T16:22:04-05:00 By |Decision Making, Management Software|0 Comments

Decision making – in most companies, this is the single most difficult process as well as being the single most undocumented, undiscussed, and un-agreed-upon process in the organization. Books have been written, courses created, and everyone from Dale Carnegie to Patrick Lencioni to Ken Blanchard to the business coach with an office down the hall [...]