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How to Grow Your Business Sustainably – Mapping Your Supply Chain

How to Grow Your Business Sustainably – Mapping Your Supply Chain

In a recent article we covered what would happen if you grew too fast. It might seem like everything will just be candy and rainbows once you hit the accelerator, but the truth is, if you grow too fast you can damage your business or even shut it down. How’s that for a motivational quote? So,Read more about How to Grow Your Business Sustainably – Mapping Your Supply Chain[…]

Where Your Cash Is Hiding – Small Business Inventory Management

Where Your Cash Is Hiding – Small Business Inventory Management

Just because you have sales does not mean you have cash. Running a small business means managing many things, but few things are more important than managing your cash flow. I found this out first hand when working with Bear Coast Coffee. There may be many different places cash might be hiding, but the firstRead more about Where Your Cash Is Hiding – Small Business Inventory Management[…]

Less Reacting and More Relaxing – Three Tools for Production Management

Less Reacting and More Relaxing – Three Tools for Production Management

As an entrepreneur, there are always situations that you cannot plan for, and it is at those moments you find out what you’re made of. When running a small business you can improv for some things, customer complaints, product development…. taxes(??). However, to keep your sanity, the goal should be to limit your business improv, especially whenRead more about Less Reacting and More Relaxing – Three Tools for Production Management[…]

How to go from out of cash to searching for a second location – Bear Coast Coffee

How to go from out of cash to searching for a second location – Bear Coast Coffee

In the southern most city of Orange County lies an iconic sleepy surf town, San Clemente. With blend of laid back surf culture and proximity to major hubs like San Diego and Los Angeles, San Clemente has become the ideal location for professional surfers from throughout the world to come and hone their skills inRead more about How to go from out of cash to searching for a second location – Bear Coast Coffee[…]

Save yourself from hours of manual calculations: 3D equations

Save yourself from hours of manual calculations: 3D equations

3D equations just sounds like James Cameron created them during the filming of Avatar. However, these handy equations are how any individual is able to EASILY summarize information across tabs . 3D Equations Here is how they are formatted and how they work. Many may know that in the fun language of Excel you areRead more about Save yourself from hours of manual calculations: 3D equations[…]

Using Big Data for Small Business : Excel Powerpivot Example

Using Big Data for Small Business : Excel Powerpivot Example

Recently I published a Linkedin article about Powerpivot, a tool that gives anyone the ability to harness big data to make better decisions and ultimately make more money for their business. In this post I wanted to offer you a specific example of how you can use Powerpivot to answer a specific question. The file for this postRead more about Using Big Data for Small Business : Excel Powerpivot Example[…]