Communication: The Secret Weapon in Managing Client Expectations and Service
Posted 21 October by Barb Easter in Accounting, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Budget, Cash Flow, CFO, Culture, Feature Focus, Tools and Resources

Effectively communicating with your clients is perhaps the best way to separate yourself from the rest of the pack. When it comes to wowing your clients and making them feel special, it’s all in how you talk with them.  Developing strong relationships is vital to solidifying your place in your client’s life and making yourself […]

Building Strong Cash Flow Now & Into the Future
Posted 21 October by Blaine Bertsch in Accounting, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Budget, Cash Flow, CFO, COVID-19, Small Business, The Forecast, Tools and Resources

Cash flow is one of the strongest indicators of the health of your business. It is a useful metric to quickly see how well you are doing, whether or not you are profitable, and how solidly your business can withstand storms. This holds especially true when the waves come crashing down, and the wind is […]

Soft Skills for Hard Numbers People
Posted 13 October by Barb Easter in Accounting, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Cash Flow, CFO, Culture, Entrepreneur, Small Business, Tools and Resources

The term soft skills can be a bit of a turn off for some people. For those of us who have spent so much time honing specific skills to be able to do our jobs, the idea of working on things like communication doesn’t spark joy. However, even for people attracted to hard numbers, soft […]

Scenario Planning: Building Financial Forecasts in the COVID-19 Era
Posted 23 September by Barb Easter in Accounting, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Budget, Cash Flow, CFO, COVID-19, Integrations, The Forecast, Tools and Resources

The way that you build your financial forecasts has likely changed in the last year. It likely had to. These turbulent times have left few companies unaffected.  The assumptions you used to make your predictions on are likely outdated. The numbers you need to look at have changed. Your ability to look at what has […]

Transparently Communicating Strategic Priorities to Banks and Investors
Posted 17 September by Blaine Bertsch in Accounting, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Budget, Cash Flow, CFO, Entrepreneur, Small Business

As this global health crisis continues to dominate everything we do in business and our daily lives, finding the best way to move forward is paramount. How companies react to the stresses of this time will have profound effects on how they perform in the future. Strategy is a trying game, and prioritizing initiatives makes […]

Canadian Small Business Covid-19 Relief Programs
Posted 07 April by Blaine Bertsch in Cash Flow, CFO, Entrepreneur, News, Small Business, Uncategorized

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Details at Government of Canada Website Provide a 75 per cent wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 12 weeks, retroactive to March 15, 2020 (paid between March 15 and June 6, 2020) Eligible employers that see a drop of at least 30 per cent of their revenue 75 […]