Financial Poise

Business Owners & Executives

Business executives and owners of privately held businesses wear many hats, each of which require different skill-sets. Yet, at the same time, the pressures of running a business often leave little time for the continuing education that can benefit them. Financial Poise provides easily digestible, highly relevant information that business people can use right away to make their businesses better.

From columns and articles to webinars and podcasts, all of Financial Poise’s content is produced so that you don’t need a law degree or be a CPA to fully understand and apply the educational information provided.  Instead, it’s developed specifically for business owners and executives with the intent to be as comprehensive as possible without all of the unnecessary jargon.

Covering such subjects as fraud and litigation as well as bankruptcy and other similar topics, the Financial Poise collection for business executives and owners is meant to be engaging and easy to apply, so that you can get back to doing what’s most important – running your business .

advice for securing your first board seat

Advice for Securing Your First Board Seat

Obtaining a board seat was already difficult but has become more challenging over the years because of how highly competitive it is. Find out what steps you can take to best prepare yourself.

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targeted sales and marketing activities should drive your company's business growth

Targeted Sales and Marketing Activities Should Drive Your Company’s Business Growth

Does marketing strategy improve your business? Targeted sales and marketing activities will allow your business to grow and show off its strong suites. Remember, a customer-centric mindset goes a long way when it comes to marketing your business’s specializations.

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What to Do When Your Company May Be Insolvent

What to Do When Your Company May Be Insolvent

Suppose that a company on whose board of directors you sit (or of which you are a significant owner, perhaps with a personal guarantee) was financially strong not too long ago. Suppose also that your company’s fortunes have since taken a wrong turn, and it is now insolvent or nearly so. What do you do? […]

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How You Can Save on College Costs

How You Can Save on College Costs

FAFSA’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) formula will change to the Student Aid Index (SAI). Here are some ways that you can save on college costs. If you’re a small business owner, find out how you can use your business to lower your SAI.

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Simplified Qualified Business Income Benefits for Small Businesses

Do you know what the Qualified Business Income Deduction is? As a business owner, you may want to consider what this dedication can do for your company when tax season comes around.

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How Threat-Savvy Companies Can Defend Against Data Breaches

Data breaches are a serious threat that every company needs to consider. Having strong security and other preventative measures in place are the best way for a business to defend themselves against data breaches.

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Fight, Flight, or Freeze: Dealing with Business Conflicts

How should business conflicts be handled? Instead of responding to “fight, flight, or freeze” instincts, it’s best to address these situations with care. Find out how to handle family and non-familial conflicts in a business environment.

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How to Anticipate Contract Disputes Before You Sign (And Why You’ll Be Glad You Did)

There are many steps to take in order to assure a contract will be honored by all parties. Anticipate contract disputes by working with the right lawyer, keeping extra copies of the original and always having a backup plan.

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An Outside Director’s Considerations for Acquisition Due Diligence

Don’t be tempted by shiny object syndrome. Directors should conduct acquisition due diligence using these questions.

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Planning and Staging a Company for Transition

How do you prepare your company for a transition? Thinking ahead before you sell your company or pass it on to a family will help maximize your profits and prepare your business for the change. Discover what you need to know before developing a business transition plan.

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