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Service Growth

Values-Conscious Business

“It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.”

- Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Managing a values-conscious service business

Finance for the owner-operator

Below are resources to help small business owners obtain financing and manage financial assets.

Acquiring funding  top^

Financial Planning

An overview of pro forma income statements and pro forma cash flow projections.
Dorothy Riddle, Service-Growth Consultants Inc., Copyright 2008, linked 08/16
http://servicegrowth.org/documents/Financial Planning.org.pdf

Financing and Getting Paid Q&As

Provides tips on how to work with your banker, how to finance export market development, and how to make sure that you get paid for your services.
Dorothy Riddle, Service-Growth Consultants Inc., Copyright 2008, linked 08/16
http://servicegrowth.org/documents/Financing & Getting Paid Q&As.org.pdf

Optimizing Sources of Funds

Provides an overview of equity and debt financing options.
Dorothy Riddle, Service-Growth Consultants Inc., Copyright 2008, linked 08/16
http://servicegrowth.org/documents/Optimizing Sources of Funds.org.pdf

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Billing Rates and Ensuring Adequate Cash Flow

Provides tips on managing cash flow and on calculating a breakeven consulting fee.
Dorothy Riddle, Service-Growth Consultants Inc., Copyright 2008, linked 08/16
http://servicegrowth.org/documents/Billing Rates and Ensuring Adequate Cash Flow.org.pdf

Tracking Your Costs

Reviews the basic concepts of cost accounting such as the difference between fixed and variable costs, and provides suggestions for a useful Chart of Accounts.
Dorothy Riddle, Service-Growth Consultants Inc., Copyright 2008, linked 08/16
http://servicegrowth.org/documents/Tracking Your Costs.org.pdf

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Saturday, November 18, 2017