The 5 Secrets of Today’s Billionaires (and what they have to teach you about producing more with less)

March 8, 2017 @ 4:03 pm posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

The world today is different in many ways, one key way is how the most successful business leaders have learned to break the chain between one hour of time worked and one unit of value created. Time cards and grueling days don’t help business leaders create value. We create value by what we do with  Continue

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6 Simple Tips to Effectively Cover Your Backside

@ 3:56 pm posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

In my last article on the power of your written trail to protect yourself and your company I shared the two key “filters” you need to pass your written paper trail through. I want to share more details on the nuts and bolts of documenting your business deals and relationships so that you see it  Continue

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Five Concrete Steps to Lay the Foundation for Your Company Culture

December 15, 2016 @ 11:32 am posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

I’ve been starting and scaling companies for 20 years now. And over that time I’ve coached hundreds of entrepreneurs to successfully scale their companies too. I believe strongly in well-designed processes and replicable business systems. But what happens when someone on your team faces a novel situation that just isn’t “covered” in the systems that  Continue

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7 Tactics to Guaranteed to Increase Your Conversion Rate

December 7, 2016 @ 4:19 pm posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

Think about how much you spend on generating new leads for your company to sell to, remember to calculate in not just your direct ad spend, but also the cost of your staff time. You likely spend 5-15 percent of your gross revenues on marketing, with the goal of giving your sales team (or sales  Continue

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7 Simple Steps to Escape the Competency Trap and Free Up Your Time

November 30, 2016 @ 7:33 pm posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

Shirley owned and operated two large Montessori preschools in California. These schools were very successful, serving 400 children each day. But there was a catch – the business was consuming Shirley. She was exceptionally good at what she did. She dealt with parents, generally the largest source of fires and challenges for a preschool, gracefully  Continue

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Conducting a Sweet Spot Analysis™ to Find the Best Leverage Point to Grow Your Business

November 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by your business with too many ideas and not enough time to implement even a fraction of them? Wouldn’t it be cool if there was a simple, one page tool that would let you pick the highest leverage spots to invest your limited time and attention on inside your business?  Continue

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7 Tips to Lower Your Outstanding Receivables and Collect More of What You’re Owed!

November 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

Charlene (name changed) was an attorney with a sterling reputation as a business attorney in Chicago. She was also struggling with cash flow challenges, which is what had prompted her to hire my company as her business coach. It was Charlene, one associate attorney, and one paralegal, and collectively they were billing roughly $600,000 per  Continue

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What’s Your Exit Strategy?

November 3, 2016 @ 12:00 am posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

Which of these three exit strategies is right for you and your company? Tom had spent years working 80-hour weeks to grow his company. It started as an innocent hobby, just buying and selling used electronic parts online out of his house. He loved the challenge of finding a pallet of used parts at a  Continue

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The 6 steps to build out your expert system

October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

In my last article on why you’ve got to make smarter choices that you know will scale, I shared that this week I was going to share my best input of handling the specific challenge of scaling up “expert systems”. Scaling your business requires building it in such a way that your model and systems  Continue

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Scalable Solutions – Making Choices that Can Scale

October 6, 2016 @ 8:00 am posted by David Finkel (Taxloopholes.com Advisor)

Have you ever watched the classic television show This Old House? Imagine you’re on it, working on a 75-year-old house with its original electrical wiring and plumbing. What would happen if you plugged in a full complement of modern electrical appliances? You’d blow your fuses, not to mention create the potential for an electrical fire  Continue

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