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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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Don’t Be So Frugal Today That It Costs You Your Company Tomorrow

I received a call from The Boss of a mid-sized company who wanted to talk with me regarding his cash flow challenges.  I was referred by his lender who noticed that despite the company’s good revenues and decent net profit The Boss was always experiencing cash flow issues.  I asked to see two years of financials and I did an indirect cash flow evaluation on his business along with calculating what I consider the top fourteen ratios I use to evaluate the financial health of an organization.   What I found was the company had good operating profit which meant the organization was generating a healthy sustainable cash flow.  I told this to The Boss who immediately asked me; “If I have such good operating cash flow, why do I not have money?”  The answer was in the ratio analysis.   When I calculated the Return on Total Assets, ROA, I found the ratio to be very high, too high for this type of business.  I began to ask The Boss a few questions regarding his building and equipment.  Now, The Boss was a very frugal man, in my opinion too frugal for the health of the organization.  The Boss would try […]

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