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Battling Uncertainty in Your Company

Uncertainty is all around. Sometimes, it’s more apparent than not. We subconsciously disregard a good chunk of unknowns in our personal life, but in our businesses, anything uncertain tends to cause chaos. Where is my next customer? Am I going to be able to pay bills? Is the economic climate going to pick up? We

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The Trump Effect | Part 2 How to Combat Uncertainty

Uncertainty looms as we inch closer to election day on November 8, 2016. Companies are starting to bite their fingernails hoping for one result but not really knowing what to expect from any candidate. Brandon Julio, Professor at the London Business School and co-author of “Political Uncertainty and Corporate Investment Cycles,” wrote… [quote]“Election outcomes are

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The Trump Effect | Part 1 Business Confidence & Uncertainty in Elections

Business confidence is low. Uncertainty is high. Candidates are spewing whatever words they think will win that one last vote. Challengers have dropped out left and right, leaving us with 3 major contenders. Make America Great Again. | Hillary for America. | A Future to Believe In. Now what? Presidential elections bring all kinds of uncertainty. Voters

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Why do most sales projections fail?

One common perception is if most sales projections fail, why do it? As you probably know, sales forecasts are used to predict a certain amount of revenue over a given period of time. Whether this is based on a gut feeling or on historical data, the worst thing you can do is over-promise and/or under-deliver. [box]Remember:

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The 5 Stages of Business Grief

In her 1969 book On Death and Dying, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross outlines the five stages of grief individuals experience when faced with catastrophic personal loss. The five stages are as follows: Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance The 5 Stages of Business Grief In one form or another, businesses too experience these five stages when faced with

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Sensitivity Analysis Definition

See Also: Operating Profit Margin Ratio Analysis Free Cash Flow Analysis Cost Volume Profit Model General Ledger Reconciliation and Analysis How to Prepare a Break Even Analysis Sensitivity Analysis Definition Sensitivity analysis consists of studying the effects of changes in variables on the outcomes of a mathematical model. Furthermore, a model may consist of numerous

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Growth in 2013

There is going to be growth in 2013. I recently read an interesting article highlighting a survey conducted by American Express. It indicates that despite the current climate of economic uncertainty, CFOs are looking to invest to drive growth. The economic uncertainty refers to the recent threat of the fiscal cliff and sluggish economic growth. In

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