Finding Margin in Business and in Life

Archives for February 2013

Three Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking Out A Loan

Every new business owner will face the question of whether borrowing funds is necessary for their organization to grow. Most would never question this as a necessary, viable means to securing cash, yet I would argue they should question it…and question it hard! Some time ago, I was asked to participate in an emergency meeting […]

Six Keys To Negotiating Your First Business Lease

  Ok, you’ve done your homework and all signs indicate it is a GO to renting space.  You’ve met with your realtor and have identified a specific property that would be a good fit and you’re looking at a lease agreement provided by the potential landlord.  If this is your first deal, you’re likely to […]

When Should I Rent Space?

Some time ago, I was meeting with a new client to understand his financial priorities.  The client had successfully run a small business out of his home for two years, yet was struggling with the financial dynamics of expanding his business and had requested my help in sorting things out.  A commercial lease had been […]

Six Steps to Effectively Advertise Your New Business

As a new business owner, one of the first questions that came to my mind was, how do I advertise?  After all, isn’t the first requirement of business success a customer?  What media do I use?  Do I need a website, radio or television spots, newspaper or magazine spreads?   Should I hire a public relations […]

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