Sharpen your Tax Ax

As the year winds down, most people start to slow down. People are looking forward to the holidays and start to bundle up as the days get shorter, maybe even start planning that holiday vacation. But if you’re a business owner, there’s something that starts to scare...
Show Me the Money: Best Collection Practices

Show Me the Money: Best Collection Practices

If you are like most small business owners, chasing after the money is one of your least favorite financial tasks.  And I get it.  You are not a bounty hunter or a detective.  Your time has value and you probably did not include the cost of time spent chasing payments...
MSBP ANNOUNCEMENT:  Introducing Dan Washelesky

MSBP ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Dan Washelesky

MY SMALL BUSINESS PRO ANNOUNCEMENT:  Introducing Dan Washelesky I have been looking for the right fit for a long time – it seems like forever – and I am so glad that he’s here!  As every small business owner knows, hiring can be one of the biggest challenges of daily...
The Benefit of a Trained Eye

The Benefit of a Trained Eye

What do you see when you look at your financials?  If you are like some business owners we know, you scroll straight to the bottom to see whether the cumulative total of the income and expense entries has a positive result, and whether you like that number.  You may...
When DIY is Really Unwise

When DIY is Really Unwise

Small business owners often feel like they need to do everything themselves. This is a fallacy for many, many reasons. Have you ever tried to fix every piece of machinery in your warehouse? Set up computer servers or a cloud-based company file system? Contact...
Accountability

Accountability

  One of the most important elements of business ownership is something we don’t talk about all the time.  In fact, although it’s not in My Small Business Pro’s service description or value proposition, accountability is an intrinsic benefit of involving a...
Financial Efficiency 101

Financial Efficiency 101

Small to midsize business owners and independent professionals: We have some great news for you.  How you’ve managed your business finances in the past does not have to be the way you do it forever.  Here are a few suggestions to get you started on your way to...
Jump Start the New Year

Jump Start the New Year

As we rapidly approach a new year, My Small Business Pro has assembled some of our best advice to make sure you are ready for the days ahead.  Our clients are spending time evaluating their needs right now – staffing, training, cost-cutting, business planning.  Here...