To Map or not to Map …

If your accounting system has been around for a while, you will have many general ledger accounts. New accounts were created when you needed to watch a particular expense for a period of time or your bookkeeper created a new account to allocate an unknown expense when you were overseas that time.  It has stayed… Read More »

Financial Planning – Not a waste of time

Why financial planning is not a waste of time. People say to me that they cannot predict the financial outcome of their business and therefore spending time doing a budget forecast is a waste of precious time. The forecast never works they say. This is an outdated view. Given the right tools and consistency of… Read More »

I’m too busy to plan!

Oh my goodness!  You’re so busy cutting down trees you don’t have time to sharpen the axe.  Sharpen the axe and the trees fall easier. It happens to us all.  Even yours truly!  There are good reasons why you should STOP – make time to plan ahead. “Think ahead” – has been the company motto for years.  You… Read More »