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Ken Kaufman

With almost two decades of experience, Ken Kaufman focuses his professional efforts on helping entrepreneurs maximize cash flow, improve profits, and obtain clarity.

Latest articles by Ken Kaufman

How to Prosper Despite the Coming Economic Challenge

2011 wasn't a great year for the economy. And most experts don't expect 2012 to be any better. What can small business do to survive, or even thrive, in a tough environment?

Essential Tools to Maximize Cash Flow

Using the cash flow formula to determine your cash flow projection will help your business use this precious resource more effectively.

10 Business Owners Share Tips for Saving Money

While it may seem like there is only so much you can do to trim your spending, the following opportunities for saving money come straight from the trenches.

Why You Should Reconsider Your Business Forecasting Strategy

All businesses benefit from the sound strategic planning a budget can provide. But small and fast growing businesses may need a more dynamic tool.

7 Ways to Get More Value from Your Values

Your company's values, whatever they may be, should be reflected in everything you do. Otherwise, why have them?

5 Ways to Stop Stunting Your Growth

Are you restraining your company's growth?

5 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Business

When it's time to get out of your business will you be getting all you can out of your business?

10 Free Business Tools Too Valuable To Ignore

With these robust tools and informed resources, you can run or manage just about every facet of your business. For free.

5 Cost Drivers To Help You Make Accurate Expense Projections

Employ cost drivers to prevent faulty overhead cost predictions from undermining your profit projection and planning efforts.

How To Put An End To Cash Flow Surprises

You can't predict the future. Or can you?

4 Methods To Determine Your Company's Worth

Your small business may be your among your most valuable assets. But what's it really worth?

Is The Knowledge You Have About Your Business Unsatisfactory

You can't get there from here if you don't know where you are.

4 Indulgences Your Business Can't Afford

Your waistline probably can't afford an extra cookie before bedtime. Your business probably can't afford these four budget busters, either.

6 Steps to a Good Hire

Making the decision to hire -- or fire -- is never easy. Here's a step-by-step process to take some of the guesswork out of it.

10 Business Model Pivots to Improve Cash Flow

Stop embracing change and start practicing your pivot, especially when planning cash flow for a new venture.

The Silver Bullet of Cash Flow

There is one sure-fire way to get funding when you start your business: Get paying customers.

The Dilemma of Entrepreneurial Decision-Making

Are you the type who takes candy now or who holds out for cake? Learn why both decisions can be valuable, and how to figure out whether it's better to act now or wait.

Did You Win or Lose Today?

It's difficult to tell whether or not your business is doing well if you're not using the right metrics.

5 Finance Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

2011 can be a very good year for entrepreneurs...if you stay on top of the economic trends.

10 Tips for Creating Your 2011 Budget

Regardless of how the economy has impacted your business, planning and budgeting for 2011 is an important tool to help you maximize your results.