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Matt Roberge

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Streamlined QuickBooks Online Bookkeeping

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

I was recently approached by a business about setting up an automated bookkeeping system before they had even started the business.

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Topics: Automated Bookkeeping, Accounting Automation, Bookkeeping System, Efficiently Using QuickBooks, Growth Coach

Want a Great Company Culture? Avoid These Hiring Mistakes

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 18, 2018 11:52:14 AM

A great company culture can resonate through many areas of the organization, creating a collaborative and supportive community that ultimately bolsters the bottom line. A great company culture is what creates words like “synergy” that everyone strives for, but no one truly understands until they’ve seen it in action.

So what’s the secret sauce for creating a great company culture? Getting the right people in the right role within your company and avoiding these common hiring mistakes.

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Topics: Business Culture, Hiring, Scaling A Business, sourcing employees, Employee Costs

Reviewing Our Key Business Decisions

Posted by Matt Roberge on May 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

We have been in business for over 11 years now. Over that time period, we have made some great decisions that have led to successes and also some terrible decisions that have led to failures. 

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Topics: Decision Making, Strategic Planning, CEO Advice, Growth Coach

Entrepreneurs Need To Talk Profitability

Posted by Matt Roberge on May 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

How come business owners never talk about profitability?

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Topics: Profit Coach, Growth Coach, Entrepreneurship

Customer Experience Matters To Your Small Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Apr 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

I hope that as a small business owner you believe that the customer experience still matters, even though you are small. The customer experience matters even if you are a solo business owner. And you might think that if you are the only employee that you are in complete control of the customer experience; I would have to disagree. Let's dive into the details.

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Topics: Customer Relationship Management, Customer Success, Customer Experience, Small Business Sales, Small Business Growth

Say And Accept No To Succeed

Posted by Matt Roberge on Apr 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Are you afraid of the word no? Whether it is hearing or saying no, does that have a negative connotation for you?

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Topics: Business Sales, Growth Coach

I Need A Better Bookkeeper

Posted by Matt Roberge on Mar 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

I hear it all the time from new prospects of our bookkeeping service: "I need a better bookkeeper."

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Topics: Hire A Bookkeeper, Small Business Bookkeeper, Better Bookkeeping, Growth Coach

Is Your Small Business On A Road to Nowhere?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Nov 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

I spend a decent amount of time in my truck driving by myself in remote places. I think that has something to do with being a fisherman in Montana.

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Topics: CFO Consulting, Growth Coach, Grow Your Business, Financial Forecasting

How To Hire Without Money

Posted by Matt Roberge on Sep 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you intend to grow a successful business, you will most likely have to hire employees at some point. This is not to say that you can't have a successful business without employees, but you will definitely reach the limit of what you can handle by yourself.

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Topics: Hiring, Growth Coach, Cash Flow Management, Financial Forecasting

Proof That Small Business Exit Planning Matters

Posted by Matt Roberge on Sep 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

I've been working on our exit plan lately. Does that mean that we want to sell our business? Absolutely not! So why am I going through the process of exit planning? 

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Topics: Exit Planning, Growth Coach, Small Business Coach, CFO Consulting