How people in Michigan handle the cold!
After days of sub-zero cold and more snow that I can measure, I have been driven to distraction. If you do not know what a -20 degree [...]
Fred Pieplow speaks at Cornerstone Chamber Breakfast
By KEVIN ALLEN – H-P Business Writer Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2009 1:11 PM EDTST. JOSEPH – Even in the best of times, it takes hard work [...]
Top Ten Tips for Happy Employees
10. Promote from Within Create a culture that encourages employees to grow and exceed their potential. Design a system, process, or program that demonstrates levels of mastery, dedication, [...]
Why is everyone affraid of the word “SALES”
Is the word “sell” a four letter word to you? Why is sales so misunderstood and many think they can’t do it? As I was preparing for [...]
Sales Compensation – you just need to think it through
After our discussion at the January Business Advisory Roundtable meeting, I thought I would draw a picture of the big issues in getting the right sales compensation [...]
Do you have Lazy Assets? Lazy Assets are those that could be put to a more strategic purpose. Most businesses that have been around for more than [...]
GAAP is GOOFY
As a CPA, I have spent a career applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to employers and clients of all sizes. Quite some time ago I realized that [...]
Should You buy or Lease That New Asset?
Your banker will tell you how much more expensive it is in the long run (and he or she is correct) and your CPA will tell you [...]