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Service Growth

Values-Conscious Business

“Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason, rather than its rarity, that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces. ”

- Hannah Arendt
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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.

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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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Tuesday, September 26, 2017