Category: Manufacturing Operations

7 Ways to Improve Your Cash Flow

Smart small business owners have a pulse on how much money is coming in and going out of their companies each month. They know that a business goes bankrupt when it runs out of cash to pay its creditors on time, which is why you need to manage your cash flow carefully.

Win Back Hours in the Day with Time Blocking

If you’re like most business owners, you wear many hats – human resources, sales, accounting, operations, CEO – and you juggle them all.  With limited hours in a work day, your daily schedule is sacred and the key to your productivity.  How you manage your time is the difference between you taking control of your…
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How to Make the Most Out of Your Slow Season

Your off-season is prime time to prepare for the upcoming year. A business coach can hold you accountable and help you make the most of your slow season.

Keeping a Scorecard Increases Team Morale and Sales

Our client, a Northeast Ohio manufacturing company that also has a retail division, experienced a decrease in foot traffic at their shop and consequently, a decrease in sales. With fewer customers, team morale dropped, adding to the business owner’s predicament.

The Most Powerful Metric Most Manufacturing Business Owners are Not Using

Every manufacturing business owner is concerned with profitability, yet few use the single most powerful metric for analyzing the relative profitability of their product mix.