We all want to close deals quickly, without strife, and with financial flexibility. However, if professional relationships are just casual, you may lose that opportunity to improve cash flow and profitability. Don’t fear the best tool in your belt: Contracts. For businesses, formalized contracts are the most important tool to secure revenue and protect assets.... View Article
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Regardless of your business, the last few weeks have been an upheaval for every business leader. At Equinox, our team has transitioned to remote work with daily virtual communications, and we’ll continue to have systems in place that help us best meet your needs. Our clients deserve to have quick and simple access to essential... View Article
What does this mean for your business? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) was signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act is the third stimulus bill passed by Congress and enacted into law in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below you will find the provisions that are... View Article
As COVID-19 continues to dictate workplace culture and operations, business owners struggle with fulfilling their contractual commitments to customers. With limited staff, facility closures, and constant uncertainty, you may find yourself asking, “What if I can’t fulfill my contract obligations?” It all comes down to prioritization – In challenging times, we need to prioritize contract... View Article
For most of you, business owners, compliance is not the primary cause of anxiety and sleepless nights. Instead, it is sales: “Will there be enough money to pay expenses or hit our profit objectives?” Next in line is risk, specifically legal risk: “I don’t know what I don’t know.” When it comes to compliance, you... View Article
You already know about Washington’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law (hopefully!). You’ve been collecting premiums, reporting to Employment Security, and you’ve hung the necessary posters in the lunchroom. Each of these steps is necessary to comply with the new law. But have you addressed how this new law may affect, or even... View Article
Culture eats strategy for breakfast Peter Drucker The Golden Rule vs The Platinum Rule I recently came across the idea of the “Platinum Rule” as compared with the “Golden Rule” while thinking about company culture. We’re all familiar with the Golden Rule: Treat others as you would like to be treated. The Platinum Rule is... View Article
Our real work this year centered around building strong processes and eliminating inefficiencies in our business.
Leveraging your business’ helpers – your team, your professional advisors, and your accountability partners – will drive more engagement, direction, and success.