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In an interview with the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, Gary shares the beginning of how Guident Business Solutions, LLC came to be. He also gives a small inside look how to maintain positive relationship with business owners and how to keep employers and employees on track. To read the interview in detail, follow the link below for the full PDF version of the interview. READ MORE



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Avoid “Dumbing Down” The Conversation, Understanding The Financials Elevates The Conversation

I recently took on a new client and in our first meeting, The Boss expressed how frustrated he was with his bank. I asked, “How so?” The Boss said their line-of-credit (LOC) was too small and every time he went to the bank asking to increase his LOC, they routinely asked for a profit and loss statement and a balance sheet. Soon afterward, the bank refused his request. I asked The Boss if he ever asked his banker for a reason, and he said “No, he was too frustrated”. I looked over his profit and loss statement (P&L) and asked to sit with The Boss to answer some questions I had. Frankly, the P&L was a mess. The Boss was a great technician but a poor bookkeeper. He tried his best to input the information to keep the P&L up to date but his day-to-day duties often won out over accurately inputting financial data. We spent hours trying to organize the P&L according to General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), a term The Boss did not understand until we started working together. We isolated his profit centers and calculated a gross profit per center. We separated the direct costs and the […]

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