2019 QuickBooks Online – April

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On April 26, 2019
Thursday, April 2, 2019 – Join us from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for this course if you’re ready to start using QuickBooks Online. Classes held at UGA SBDC at Clayton State University East Campus, Arbor Hall 5826 Trammell Road Morrow, GA 30260 If you’ve never used QuickBooks Online, or just want to refresh your […]
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Top 5 Considerations Before Starting a Business

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On November 2, 2018
Deciding whether or not to start a new business can be one of the most difficult decisions a person faces in life. Every month over 540,000 new businesses are started in the U.S. according to the 2017 Kauffman Index.  Georgia is consistently one of the highest-ranking entrepreneurial states and remains among the top for new […]
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Funding Debt with Debt

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On September 6, 2018
There’s one issue that comes up from time to time when I’m talking with small business owners: funding debt with debt.  They find themselves in a situation where they are either growing too fast or having a slow spell, and they max out credit cards or lines of credit and need money in a hurry.  […]
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Stability Before Growth

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On October 24, 2017
My office does a lot of strategic planning with our small business clients, and we are often asked by new clients for assistance in this area.  Before we can offer in-depth planning, we schedule an introductory, get acquainted meeting, where we’ll ask a lot of questions.  The first question is, How do you make money? […]
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How Do You Find the Right Employee?

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On June 13, 2017
What is the number one obstacle to growth that your small business will face?  You might think it’s having the capital to fund the growth, but actually the number one issue is hiring the right employee for the right position. Often it’s not that you can’t find people to hire; the issue is that it’s […]
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The Dangers of Micromanagement

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On May 31, 2017
Micro-management can be the death of teams, initiatives, organizations and long-awaited impact.  It is defined as a management style that closely observes or controls the work of subordinates or employees.  In fact, the exertion of excessive control is one of the hallmarks of positional leadership- the lowest level of leadership. Here are four unwanted outcomes […]
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How Do You Measure Success?

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On May 2, 2017
by Alisa Kirk It’s common for businesses to do strategic planning in the Fall and set goals for the common year.  By April, one of two things usually happens:  either the plans and goals are still in place and perhaps even tweaked as circumstances dictate, or the plans and goals are in a drawer somewhere […]
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