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Tis’ the Season – for Budgeting!

Published on December 11, 2010 By Marty Koenig

By Marty Koenig, Founder & CEO and Keith McAslan, Partner, CxO To Go Introduction Tis' the season where everyone is thinking about the upcoming holidays, skiing in the mountains, as December is a short month and business is either slowing down or going crazy to hit year end numbers. However, if you didn't begin your […]

6 Things to Know Before Hiring a CFO

Published on December 10, 2009 By Marty Koenig

Before hiring a financial executive to guide your company, ask these 6 questions to ensure that you don’t end up paying a whole lot of money for services that are not what you need, expect or want. Hiring an on demand CFO does not have to be a confusing experience. Instead, it can be the most empowered decision you ever make for your company.

8 Tips for Better Cash Management

Published on April 29, 2009 By Marty Koenig

Unlock capital, transform your bottom line and safeguard your future in uncertain times.

Q: Our accountant only does our taxes, what else could they do?

Published on January 6, 2009 By Marty Koenig

Our accountants are used only to do our tax returns at year end. Is there something else they could be doing for me? Apparently they have plenty of work to keep themselves busy year-round. But what are they doing that I should be tapping into?

Obama SBA leader favors cabinet status

Published on December 17, 2008 By Marty Koenig

Restoring the Small Business Administration to Cabinet-level status would be good for small business. Here’s why.

FINANCIAL MODELING

Published on December 12, 2008 By Marty Koenig

In order for an early stage or emerging company to raise money, it must provide investors with a set of financial projections. Typically, companies will pull together a top-down P&L projection going out for three to five years. This is wholly inadequate. Find out why.

6 Steps to Selling Your Business

Published on December 1, 2008 By Marty Koenig

If you’re a typical small business owner, you spend more of your time working on today’s issues than tomorrow’s potential. That may keep the doors open for now, but what about when you’re ready to retire, or no longer have the will or energy to run your business?

SMART Steps for Your Success

Published on November 1, 2008 By Marty Koenig

How successful were you in 2008? Did you achieve your personal and business goals? If you are like the majority of busy people, you didn’t write your goals down.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY and FINANCIAL MODELING

Published on October 23, 2008 By Marty Koenig

Investors don’t read your business plan. They look at the executive summary. It they like what they see they flip back to the financials. Why waste their time with more than they need? Give them an polished package containing just what they need, not what you want to give them. Awesome Executive Summaries and Financial Projections by Marty Koenig, your Colorado CFO.

The Best Way to Grow Your Business

Published on October 7, 2008 By Marty Koenig

Although every business wants to grow, some types of growth are certainly better than others. Consider the following 2 options: