Weekly Business Idea

February 1, 2019 – Are Budgets Really Necessary?

Main Idea: Do you have a budget for your business?  Do you budget your time? Are you achieving your goals?  Do you have a clearly articulated strategy for the business?  Are you planning on doing anything different this year Expansion of the Idea: The term “Budget” is generally viewed as a negative word.  Budgets are [...]

August 17, 2018 – Do You Know What You Are Assuming?

Main Idea: Do you know why you get the results you are getting?  Have you verified that your prices are at market price?  Are your employees happy?  Is your customer service outstanding?  What do your clients think? Do you have any areas of vulnerability? Expansion of the Idea: Every day we go to work thinking [...]

July 20, 2018 – What is Critical to My Success?

Main Idea: What is driving your business?  What are the things that you need to get right?  What are the pieces that you need to grow?  How do you know if your business is working properly?  What metrics are you looking at?  Are they the right ones? Expansion of the Idea: If you are asked [...]

July 12, 2018 – Are You Practicing Your Skills?

Main Idea: Do you have a world class business?  Do you want a world class business?  Are you on the top of your game?  Is your business working well or do you have a lot of surprises?  Do you put out fires or do you try to prevent fires from starting? Expansion of the Idea: [...]

June 1, 2018 – Do You Want to Be Great or Good?

Main Idea: Are you putting off selling your house because you dread the to-do list?  Would a real estate professional tell you that you had to replace the carpet, update the kitchen or redo the master bath?  Would you spend 2 weeks fixing the garage door, replacing the toilet that doesn’t flush, repainting the upstairs [...]

May 11, 2018 – Are You Sherlock Holmes or Inspector Clouseau?

Main Idea: Are you a curious person?  Do you get answers to things and then move on?  What do you do when you lose a customer or a key employee?  Is your first instinct to figure out how to replace them?  Do you pay careful attention to details? Expansion of the Idea: I lost a [...]

April 27, 2018 – What Do You Need to Own?

Main Idea: Are you still having problems even when you are being proactive?  Are there some issues in your business that can completely derail your day, week, or year?  Is having a plan enough? Expansion of the Idea: On December 22, 2017, tax reform hit the United States.  As I started to learn what was [...]

December 22, 2017 – What Should You Do with the New Tax Law?

Main Idea: Are your ready for the new year?  What is the impact of the new tax law?  Is there anything you should do before year end?  Do you need to make changes in how you operate in 2018? Expansion of the Idea: Leave it to Congress to make everyone’s life crazier in December than [...]

September 15, 2017 – What Can Kill Your Growth?

Main Idea: Would you be financial wiped out if your business was in South Florida?  What would happen if hackers got into your computer system and stole your customers identities, as well as their credit cards?  Do you have one supplier that you are dependent on?  What would happen if a key employee was in [...]

August 18, 2017 – What’s on Your To-Do List?

Main Idea: Are you overwhelmed right now?  Do you feel like the hamster in the wheel, running around and staying in the same place?  Does your to-do list depress you?  When you get home are you completely drained?  Does your team avoid you because they know you can’t handle one more problem? Expansion of the [...]

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    These weekly ideas are brought to you by FitzGerald & FitzGerald P.C. For more information about how to use these ideas with your small business contact Tim FitzGerald at trfitz@fitz-net.com.