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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

Stop Trying To Be An Expert In Everything And Scale Your Small Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jun 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

I want to share one of my favorite exercises that I do when I start consulting with a small business. The exercise is pretty simple: Write down all of the tasks you do on a weekly basis. I typically drop this on them at the end of a session and make it a homework assignment.

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Topics: CEO Advice, Growth Coach, Business Vision, Scaling A Business

How's Business? Outsourced Bookkeeping Helps You Answer

Posted by Matt Roberge on Apr 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM

How Do You Measure Business Performance?As a small business owner, you hear this question all the time: How's business? A very typical response is: Great, but I'm just so busy. Most business owners are just busy being busy, but I wonder: How many of them know how their business is actually doing? I will explain how an outsourced bookkeeping service can actually help you understand how your business is doing.

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Topics: Financial Forecasting, Scaling A Business, Business Vision, Growth Coach

Crafting A Vision Statement For Your Small Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 29, 2015 7:00:00 AM

One thing I do in our business mentoring services is help owners craft a vision statement for their small business. Do you have a vision for your business? Is it written down or in your head? Do you have a business plan?

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Topics: Small Business Growth, Grow Your Business, Scaling A Business, Business Vision, Mission Statement, Growth Coach

8 Things our Small Business Needs to Succeed

Posted by Matt Roberge on Feb 24, 2015 7:30:00 AM

There are certain things every small businesses needs in order to succeed. I could make this list incredibly long but wanted to keep it to the essential items that have helped us succeed. Please note that in this article I am referencing a small service based business. Here are the 8 critical necessities for our small business to succeed.

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Topics: Business Budgeting, Small Business Growth, Scaling A Service Business, Scaling A Business, Service Business, Business Blogging, Business Vision

The Keys To Scaling A Small Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jan 22, 2014 7:00:00 AM

When you decide to scale your small business you immediately realize that scaling a business is difficult.  Then you start to ask yourself and your business network why is scaling a business so difficult? The main reason is that there is no magic formula; no one correct answer in this instance.  While I continue to struggle with this question myself I have come up with a few keys to scaling a small business.

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Topics: Small Business Growth, Scaling A Service Business, Scaling A Business, Business Process, Business Culture, Delegating, Business Vision