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A Fresh Look on Accounting

David McNutt from Navigate Management Consulting brings some advice on assessing and hiring a new accounting team. When is it time to get a new look at your books and accounting practices? How do you set about getting a new CFO? When isn’t it time to change?

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Labor as a Profit Center

How do you account for labor? Is it a variable or a fixed cost of the sale? On today’s episode of The AV Profession we talk with Navigate’s David McNutt about ways to use labor as a profit center.

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The Cost of Quality

What is the cost of quality? On this episode of The AV Profession, we talk with Navigate’s Brad Malone about understanding the cost of creating quality projects. How do you get rid of the “done, done” mentality? We also discuss how you can find out how much it’s really costing you to do a job multiple times.

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Management is about Making Decisions

Good management is about making clear and timely decisions so that the business runs smoothly and profitably with as little disruption and drama as possible. Three common deterrents to clear decision making by company leadership are: doubt, fear and lack of structure. Making decisions as you work on your business

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Lightening the Burden of Burdened Labor

If you hear the term “Labor Burden”, and you want to glaze over a bit, don’t.  Understanding Labor Burden, as applied to the direct hourly cost of your billable labor (Technicians, Engineers, Programmers, Project Managers, etc.), may just change your business.  It is a crucial concept in running a profitable

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The Company Assessment

Let me ask, have you ever had a company assessment?  Every year I make the oft-annoying appointment to see my personal doctor for a checkup during which he asks all about my life.  What am I eating and drinking, how am I sleeping, am I exercising, what stress am I

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Using RMR As Your Financial Backbone

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