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What Business Owners Should Know About Financial Forecasting

Courtesy of Kerkerin Barberio Is your business ready to tackle the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2023?  Financial statements show how a company has performed in the past.  But historical data doesn't necessary predict future performance, especially in an uncertain, [...]

The Extraordinary Ordinary Leader

By:  Bill Treasurer Excerpted from "Leadership Two Words at a Time" You look uniquely familiar.  You, the one who has learned to believe in yourself, trust yourself and follow the quiet inner voice that says, "Why not me?"  You don't [...]


November 14, 2022 / IR Magazine Thanks to Jean McLoughlin & Kyle Seifried The SEC's new pay-versus-performance rule changes will present myriad challenges - and potential opportunities - to public company management teams and boards.  Most publicly listed US companies [...]

Hiring Outside Directors When Private Companies Don’t Have To?

Author: John M. Collard, "You need these increase cash flow, provide valuable guidance, contacts, and credibility. Companies committed to going through significant business change (restart, turnaround, transition, generational ownership transfer), anticipating a major liquidity event, need guidance. Why Add [...]

2022 Industrial Robotics Industry Report

By: Benchmark International October 7, 2022 Industrial robotics is now critical across many sectors for the automation and manufacturing of many tasks, including loading, packaging, labeling, and inspection.  They are commonly used in the automobile and heavy engineering sectors and [...]

Key Motherhood Skills All CEOs Need

By: Randy Garn Entrepreneur Leadership Network An in-depth conversation with Jess Toolson, founder and CEO of Mixhers, about how being a parent has shaped her skillsets. Motherhood arms women with several important skills that serve them well as CEOs, such as [...]

Why Does EBITDA Get Adjusted?

Author: Brendan Nussbaum Transaction Support Analyst Benchmark International In the world of small to mid-market mergers and acquisitions, a number that is very important is a company's adjusted EBITDA.  The adjusted EBITDA is meant to find a company's true normalized [...]

14 Recommendations For Small Businesses That Are Growing Quickly

Forbes Business Council Council Post - June 16, 2022 Explosive growth is exciting for any business, and watching your brand become a success feels rewarding.  While you and your team should definitely celebrate that win, you should also be prepared [...]

Phases of Half-Retirement

By: jimmue I wish I could tell you that Half-Retirement was as simple as flipping a switch...poof, you are Half-Retired.  However, Half-Retirement is more of a journey than a decision.  We observe many business owners begin down the path towards Half-Retirement and [...]

What’s The Difference Between Recurring And Repeat Revenue?

Courtesy of: Benchmark International If you are considering selling your business, you will need to have a clear understanding of its type of customer revenue because it can significantly impact the value of your business.  Sometimes people confuse recurring revenue [...]

The 5 Faces of Leadership and What They Mean For You

Courtesy of: Entrepreneur Magazine By:  Ken Gosnell Business owners have many styles that help them lead an organization effectively.  Here's how to use that knowledge to your advantage. Team members who wish to become valuable to their organization will need [...]

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