Posts Tagged "entrepreneur"

Isn’t Your Hole Deep Enough?

Posted by in Financial Analysis, General Finance, Risk Management | 8 comments


When does perseverance become pig-headed?
When does confidence become arrogance?
When does your gimmick become a trap?

Knowing when to quit digging is harder than most people realize, especially for entrepreneurs. After all, aren’t small businesses the world’s trail blazers?

5 Signs You Should Put Down the Shovel
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The Rabbit, the Snake and the Irish Setter

Posted by in Financial Analysis, General Finance, Risk Management | 7 comments

The Rabbit, the snake and the irish setter
This unusual grouping of animals has a great finance story to tell.

Really. They do.

Have you ever wondered when you should sit tight and when is the time for action?

Numbers geeks aren’t the only ones who can get caught up in the dreaded affliction Analysis Paralysis.

If you’ve ever spent more than 5 minutes with an Irish Setter you know that they never suffer from this terrible disease. While I love my dog (that’s her in the picture), she was not bred for brains but beauty and a great nose.

Schools in, and my flaky Irish Setter is running the show!
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3 Easy Ways to Profit from Taxes

Posted by in Expenses, General Finance | 9 comments


I’m sure a collective sigh of relief can be heard across the country as the US tax season ends.

You may have wondered if the pain would ever end. If the receipts would ever get sorted. Or if a new and cruel form of Groundhog Day had transformed your life.

Learn how tax time can add to your bottom line!
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Three Exit Plans for Solopreneurs

Posted by in Finance for Start-Ups, General Finance, Risk Management | 11 comments

If you haven’t thought about leaving your business, you should do so, because it affects today’s decision making. Your plan for leaving your business is known as an Exit Plan, and yes, even Solopreneurs have them. It’s helpful to know what your plan is because you need to optimize your activities toward your goal.

Before we get into the three exit strategies, realize that many traditional business exit plans–i.e. IPOs, mergers, acquisition, etc.–are off the table for Solopreneurs, leaving you only with three viable options.

The Three Little Pig Houses (Exit Plans) For Solopreneurs
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3 Easy Ways to Tackle Your Taxes

Posted by in General Finance | 9 comments


This time of year always makes me bloody minded.

I have this image of a machete wielding crazy person hacking at my financial statements. I might even be the crazy person.

Yes even I, the numbers geek, do not enjoy this annual ritual.

Good news. There’s a way to put an end to this scary movie right now.

3 Easy Ways to Cut Your Tax Trauma Down to Size
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