California Business Tax Credits

Is your business taking advantage of all available tax credits? Tax planning is important to every business. Tax credits are an integral part of that planning and often can make an enormous impact on your bottom line. Unfortunately, many businesses and CPAs alike are not aware of the plethora of tax credit programs that are …

Leadership Starts With Humility

We’ve all seen the memes comparing a “Boss” to a “Leader”. Though there are numerous versions, these ubiquitous images list the qualities of each individual in a single, simple presentation. Bosses command, Leaders coach. Bosses say “I”, Leaders say “We”. (Etc, etc, etc…) While powerful, one important leadership quality that is generally underrepresented in these …

Technology Is Your Friend

For today’s small business, technology is the great equalizer. In the past, small organizations didn’t have the resources to invest in large scale technology solutions but in the modern world, these solutions are available to all at the click of a button. This is a tremendous advantage for a small enterprise, allowing even the most …

Do You Have An Advisory Board?

One common challenge faced by entrepreneurs as they grow is the need for strategic advice. In larger organizations, a Board of Directors can serve this function. However, many newer enterprises have not reached this point and as a result, can miss out on on the benefits of additional experience and knowledge. A common solution to …

Why Hire A Consultant?

It’s no mystery that hiring a consultant is an expensive proposition. Depending on the services you require, rates for an experienced consultant can run into the hundreds of dollars per hour. As such, the investment adds up very quickly even for the smallest of projects. On the other hand, a consultant provides tremendous value to …