Every decision is a profit decision

There are times when we know that our business decisions carry huge consequences.  Other times we think our actions are not so significant but they are.  Actually, every decision by every person in the organization affects the bottom line.  Those pennies really do make dollars. I spoke to a CEO last week who told me […]

The numbers must work

Great ideas are great.  Beautiful plans are exciting. But the numbers must work to support those ideas and plans. This is about business.  Obviously there are a few things that don’t need to be measured.  Everything else does.  Art does.  Van Gogh was a great painter but his numbers didn’t work and he died poor. […]