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3 Ways To Reduce Your Stress As A Small Business Owner

Posted by John Boudreau on Jun 20, 2017 4:19:31 PM

We've all heard that stress is bad for you.

According to the Mayo Clinic, stress can give you headaches, muscle tension or pain, chest pain, fatigue, upset stomach and sleeping problems.

Stress can also affect your mood causing you to be anxious, restless, lack motivation, irritable, overwhelmed or depressed. If you find yourself "just having a bad day,"stress may be the reason why.

Stress can also affect your behavior in a negative way. You may overeat, have angry outbursts, abuse alcohol or socially withdraw. Again, all things that in the long-term will hurt you and the ones you love.

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Topics: Increasing Profit, small business stress, reducing stress

Is A Low Gross Margin Causing You To Leak Profit - (Part I)

Posted by John Boudreau on Jan 18, 2017 3:39:17 PM

In this four-part series, I want to share four areas where your business may be leaking valuable dollars. I'll call them profit leaks. Many business owners operate with a "leaky bucket" and don't even know it.

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Topics: KPIs, Increasing Profit, leaking profits, gross margin

5 Steps To A 30% Increase In Revenue And A 147% Increase In Profit In 2017

Posted by John Boudreau on Jan 9, 2017 12:04:51 PM

The new year has begun, now what?

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Topics: company goals, Increasing Profit, increasing revenue

How Focusing On The Right KPIs Led To A 135% Increase In Bottom Line Profit

Posted by John Boudreau on Aug 24, 2016 10:58:42 AM

I wanted to share a case study with you about a company we’ve been working with who was struggling with some internal issues that resulted in poor financial performance. We were called in to help solve these issues and improve the bottom line. The result, a 135% increase in profit. 

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Topics: KPIs, KPI Dashboard, Value Drivers, Increasing Profit