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David Shavzin of The Value Track is a member of XPX Atlanta

When do I start my exit planning and how much is my company worth? We have gotten these questions for decades, especially from Baby Boomers. Sometimes it comes across casually: “So what do you think, should I start my exit plan 2 years ahead, maybe 3 years ahead?” They often ask knowing the answer. They are trying…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

When a valuable employee tells you that they’ve received a job offer from another company, making a counteroffer may seem like a no-brainer.  But before you do, consider these potential downsides. If you are throwing money at jobs, think twice. Owners that have not paid attention to employee compensation on an annual basis will now…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

What is a Unique Contributor?  Employers that are committed to engaging the reliable strengths of their teams cultivate what we call a Unique Contributor business model. These employers have a direct line of sight to their best competitive advantage, their secret weapon to ongoing growth, their talent base. What about you? Knowledge of your true…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

Wrapping up our series on your most googled financial questions, we saved a big one for last: taxes. A word that strikes fear in the hearts and minds of many business owners. But, it doesn’t have to. Every business owner has a big dream for their business and wants to make it happen. However, many business…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

Program produced by XPX Atlanta. Mechanics of a deal directly influence whether a seller’s financial goals can be achieved. Learn from experienced advisors how to optimize each step of the business sale process to ensure a successful transaction and maximize total proceeds from the deal. Moderator: Barry SelvidgePartnerNewport LLC With over 30 years of experience…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

A major theme of this edition of ProfitSense was accounting, as host Bill McDermott welcomed two CPAs, Bradley Carroll, CFO of Progressive Lighting, and Gary Clayton, CFO of Superior Business Management. Bradley discussed his move from a CPA firm to in-house practitioner, the significant problems associated with logistics and sourcing products internationally, and more. Topics Gary addressed…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

As a business owner, have you ever thought about whether you should own or rent your company building? It’s likely you have since it’s one of the top most-Googled financial questions in the U.S. Every business has a big dream for their business and wants to make it happen. But, along the way many business owners…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

These days, when we don’t know the answer to a question, we often quickly turn to the internet. When someone raises a question in a group, it’s not uncommon to hear, “Let’s Google it.” We’re launching a series of your most-Googled financial questions, answered. Up first: insurance and estate planning. Most people are familiar with these for…

Dominick Wallace of Wallace Capital Funding, LLC is a member of XPX Atlanta

Starting a business can be hard. From managing your supply chain to hiring staff, it is not cheap or easy. And it’s important for small business owners to have the support they need. Wallace Capital Funding, LLC serves this role as we ensure businesses get the support they need through financing and guidance. This is…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

One of the topics I talk about most with business owners is accountability. Each situation is different, but rarely do I have a client that doesn’t struggle with accountability at some point over the course of owning their business. One client right now has run a very successful company for over 48 years. But when I…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

One of today’s biggest business challenges is based around talent. Leaders are attempting to overcome employee turnover and a finicky talent pool. The hiring process can be tedious and owners have a tendency to short-cut the effort by talking with colleagues and networking to get a great referral. This is not a good option for…

Dominick Wallace of Wallace Capital Funding, LLC is a member of XPX Atlanta

With so many options to choose, what sets Wallace Capital Funding, LLC apart? With an estimated 5,500 financial institutions in the United States, there are lots of options for you to choose from. Whether you need a rehab loan or you need financing on the purchase of an investment property, it is important to trust…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

Ryan Leo, Partner at Big Fish Technology, and Scott Siegel, Founder of Beacon Sales Advisors and Momentum CPG, joined host Bill McDermott on this episode of ProfitSense with Bill McDermott.  Ryan discussed managed service providers, how they came about, how to know when you need one, and the background beyond the Big Fish Technology name. Scott…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

How a successful women-owned company gets its teams into positive gear every day. On multiple occasions, I have experienced something noteworthy, something different and real, a true and authentic sense of purpose about this owner and her partner. Their method of forming relationships has created business strength that withstands economic, social, and business shifts with amazing…

Stacey Gorowitz, CPA of SJ Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C. is a member of XPX Atlanta

In a recent episode of Atlanta Franchise Today, Stacey Gorowitz, CPA and founder of S.J. Gorowitz Accounting and Tax Services PC,  discusses the importance of how making decisions early on can impact the mid and longer-term success of your business. Stacey explains that when her team is talking to someone who’s anticipating starting a business, or…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

Program produced by XPX Atlanta. Supply chain issues often impact small and businesses more deeply due to less purchasing power, less financing access and fewer options. Hear from a supply chain expert and a distribution-focused business owner on how these issues impact them, and solutions to better leverage resources that do exist. Keep up to…

TERRY "Doc" DOCKERY of The Resolve Firm is a member of XPX Atlanta

Join us on Wednesday, May 11 from 10-10:45am for the next edition of our virtual and free Scaling Skills Speaker Series, “I’m Already Good at Conflict Resolution Damnit!! Our presenter is Terry “Doc” Dockery, Ph.D., and his experience has been that: a) constructive conflict resolution is essential to business success, and b) most folks think…

Dominick Wallace of Wallace Capital Funding, LLC is a member of XPX Atlanta

Learn what lenders use to decide whether or not you will qualify for a business loan Have you ever applied for a business loan and got rejected and wondered why? Well, your personal loans could be the problem.  It’s a common misconception that personal credit and business credit are separate but that is not always…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

Every business owner has a big vision for their company and wants to make it happen. However, most don’t follow a unified strategy to get there. Leaders often have trouble pulling the trigger on spending money on people or new strategies because they don’t understand what their numbers are telling them. Many business owners haven’t fully appreciated accounting…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

Get your people to stay, a growth strategy. According to a recent report by McKinsey, employers are misunderstanding the reason for the Great Resignation. While we learn much from big company trends, small businesses are similarly affected by the same patterns, especially relative to people. McKinsey reports that “over 25 million people quit their jobs in…

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