Tuesday , October 26 2021

Business Advice

Mid-Year Update: Industry Trends for Business Valuation Multiples

The Value of Inventory Management

By Edward L. Fixen It’s normal for business owners to wonder what their business is worth. The actual amount that a particular business sells for depends on many factors unique to that individual business such as historical stability, profitability, growth, industry, customer base, etc. Nonetheless, it is always a good …

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Keeping Employees on Point

Tim Kolacz

By Tim Kolacz In a previous article, I wrote about being productive versus being busy. In today’s technology driven society, it is ever increasingly difficult to have your employees focus all day. There needs to be some interaction either with other people or with Social Media to keep people sane. …

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Why Every Business Owner Should Know the Value of Their Business

The Value of Inventory Management

By Edward L. Fixen Most business owners think they don’t really need to know the value of their business until they are ready to sell or just don’t consider it a priority when weighed against other business demands.  Unfortunately, many business owners that wait until they are ready to sell, …

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Clearing the Hurdles of Business Lending

Michael K. Menerey

By Michael K. Menerey Throughout the Inland Empire, business owners are struggling to obtain credit. Regulations like Dodd-Frank have made it difficult for banks to relax their underwriting criteria; even community and regional banks are beholden to a firm set of government-imposed rules. Furthermore, uncertainty about the economy remains despite …

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The Value of a Personal Touch

Jeff Brannon

By Jeff Brannon In the early 2000s, Americans became familiar with the concepts of outsourcing and offshoring (although both had been around for roughly two decades at that point). As overseas call centers gradually became the norm, we grew more accustomed to speaking with customer service representatives in other countries, …

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