Tag Archive: business planning

Peer Support Organizations

Check Out These 4 Peer Support Organizations

by | July 28, 2021

As uncertainty continues, we are seeing more and more businesses seek out peer support. Equinox’s leadership team has been active in a few organizations instrumental to building a strong company, and we thought you might want to check them out as you plan for 2022: Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) EO is a global organization for business... View Article

Create Lasting Business Value by Protecting Assets

Create Lasting Business Value by Protecting Assets

by | January 27, 2021

In owning a business, you take responsibility for an entity separate from yourself. Daily, you make operational and strategic decisions on behalf of the entity to increase revenue and serve your customers. The goals you pursue are a means of creating business value. The value, though, arises from the cash generated by the business and... View Article

survive challenging times

3 Business Priorities to Survive Challenging Times

by | November 25, 2020

Business owners have been doused in COVID-19 news, regulations, and challenges for most of the year. We’re not looking to rehash this year, but to plan ahead for a better year in 2021. Tucked around all the challenges we faced, there are some exceptional lessons we can learn from each other to survive challenging times.... View Article

5 commonly missed annual business requirements

5 Commonly Missed Annual Business Requirements

by | October 29, 2020

Business leaders have a lot on their plates, especially as organizational goals and expectations shift during these uncertain times. As a result, it can be challenging to keep up with external and internal business compliance requirements. Missed annual business requirements can bring on fines and penalties, along with increasing your business’s risk of exposure to... View Article

disaster planning

Prioritize Disaster Planning Beyond Insurance

by | July 31, 2020

As the pandemic and related lockdown took hold in March, companies immediately began to look for ways to protect their businesses from the damage. Insurance coverage, of course, was a first thought – but in most cases, insurance didn’t deliver. Many companies were stuck with no revenue; other companies were stuck because their people couldn’t... View Article

Using KPIs to Move the Needle

by | September 3, 2019

A number of years ago, I asked my husband, a finance guy, to review the company’s budget for the coming year.  He looked at our projected top line revenue (which was projected to be a significant increase over the prior year) and asked, “Where’s the additional revenue coming from?”  My response was that I took... View Article

Negotiating Operating Expenses in Commercial Leases

by | August 22, 2019

For many companies, a commercial lease is one of the most critical and high-value contracts into which they’ll ever enter. While the average commercial lease term is between 3 to 5 years, these leases can run up to 10 years, plus extension periods. Unlike most other contracts that a business might sign, a commercial lease... View Article

Legal General Counsel Services

CEO Chat: Pricing Legal Services Based on Value

by | January 30, 2019

The cost of legal services is a significant barrier to companies engaging with their lawyer.  Business owners aren’t sure whether to trust an “estimate” and really aren’t sure that the end result will prove to be a worthy return on investment. The general consensus is that the upfront cost of legal services is too high.... View Article