Bank Debt for Business Growth

Using Vertical and Horizontal Analysis To Find Where To Improve Your Business and Compare Performance Against Other Businesses

Best Practices For Scaling CPG From Shark Tank To National Brand

How To Scale a CPG Brand with Aimy Steadman of Beatbox Beverages, Future/Proof, and Naturally Austin. Who is Aimy Steadman and Why Should You Care? Aimy came to the United States from the Middle East to go after entrepreneurship.  She got her MBA at McCombs, then helped to run Texas Venture Labs, then took her […]

The 4 Leadership Stages Every Entrepreneur Encounters

No two entrepreneur’s stories are exactly alike.  That means every company and the journey their founder is on is slightly different. But no matter the type of company or the industry it’s in,  every entrepreneur is on a leadership journey. Take Howard Schultz as an example.  In 1988, there was a small and struggling company […]

How Do I Read My Income Statement as a Business Owner? – Part I

Business Efficiency, Benchmarking, And Getting To The Bottom Line Business Efficiency Your income statement, also known as a profit and loss statement, or P&L, is a summary of all sales and expenses you’ve had over a given period of time.  It is one of the three financial statements and it’s generally used to understand how […]

15 Ways to Manage Cash Flow In Times Of Uncertainty

First, we list the top 5 things you can do to generate cash, save cash, and finance a cash crunch. Then we’ll share some quick tips on how to think through this type of situation. Towards the end we list out even more things you can do to protect your cash flow. These are all strategies we’ve implemented as small business consultants for our clients.

How One COO Keeps The Business On Track Even In Times Of Uncertainty

Grace Nicholas, COO and co-owner of Crux Climbing Center in Austin, Texas chats with Chris Sica of Ronin about risk management for small and medium sized businesses, cash forecasting models during revenue loss, and maintaining an entrepreneurial mindset at the leadership and management level when the future is uncertain.