Category: CFO Services

The Case Against Retaining Those Talented, but THORNY Employees

A business should never ever – ever – tolerate a THORNY employee. THORNY employees come in all shapes and sizes. In this article I will put forth my case against THORNY employees. First, how to recognize a THORNY employee. Second, the significant organizational issues they create. And third, why they need to be purged from… Read more »

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Names B2B CFO Among Nation’s Top 100 Small Businesses at the 2015 Small Business Summit

B2B CFO wins Dream Big Award

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES B2B CFO AMONG NATION’S TOP 100 SMALL BUSINESSES AT THE 2015 SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT B2B CFO’s Founder Jerry L. Mills brings top concerns of Small Business Owners and discusses Free Enterprise with members of Congress and Press MESA, Ariz. [July 7, 2015] – B2B CFO, the nation’s largest CFO and… Read more »

7 Deadly Financial Diseases

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Introduction to the 7 Deadly Financial Diseases. The proper design and effective management of an organization’s financial systems are essential to the success of every business. Unfortunately, many small business owners are unaware on how strategically important financial management is to their business performance. Additionally, too few understand that a business’s financial acumen can provide a… Read more »

Your Financial Systems Need a Checkup

Seesaw With Liabilities And Assets

There are 7 deadly Financial Diseases that limit your business’s potential. On one side of the scale your financial systems can be a burden. On the other side it can provide your business with a unique competitive advantage. Your financial systems should be an organizational asset not a liability. If they are not, then I… Read more »


The Awesome Beauty and Power of Budgeting                                                                       I would like to share my views on the awesome beauty and power of a properly managed budget process and the value creating potential inherent in this much misaligned core organizational process. Around this time of year, most organizations are wrapping up the past year-end results and finalizing their plans for the… Read more »

Fifty Percent of Startups Fail

The majority of start-ups go out of business within five years and two thirds are no longer operating ten years after being formed. Most failures are attributable to the following six reasons.      Inadequate Planning leading to Not Enough Sales or Poor Execution coupled with Insufficient Capital overseen by Unfocused Management with an absence… Read more »

Regulations Cost $35k per Employee

Dollar Sign Crisis Sign

Stop the insanity: Federal regulations cost Small Manufactures $35k per employee. By Chad Moutray the chief economist at the National Association of Manufacturers. Published September 10, 2014 Manufacturing leaders, like many other Americans, have been frustrated with the slow pace of growth so far this year, particularly in the first quarter. In the NAM’s most recent… Read more »

Growth Influenza

Close Up Of Influenza Vaccine

Financial Disease #7 Growth Influenza better known as the flu. This flu and its complications can be deadly in severe cases. Organization that have grown, but have not properly anticipated growth’s impact on the infrastructure can become very susceptible to aggressive viral attacks. Rapid growth overwhelms the in place systems and makes them more susceptible… Read more »