Category: Chief Financial Officer

My Road to B2B CFO® | How I Got Here-Part 3

It’s been a long time since I wrote the first two parts of this article.  The funny thing is, I really enjoy writing.  I’ve always had a talent for it (although having a good editor never hurts), it just seems like there were always other priorities.  That should be changing.  Let’s be honest.  Part of… Read more »

Budget Your Way to Success

A Budget can take a lot of thought, time and effort to put together, but it’s importance for small to mid-sized businesses cannot be under estimated.  A budget is a tool to help you accomplish many things and help you take control of your finances.  Many times, lenders will require an annual budget from their… Read more »

What is Due Diligence?

Due diligence is defined as the process of systematically researching and verifying the accuracy of a statement. Conducting due diligence greatly enhances informed decision making. By improving the amount and quality of information available to decision makers, and by properly utilizing that data, the chances of success become greater, risks are reduced, and a higher… Read more »

Is Your Business Like A Frog?

Do you know how to boil a frog? Seems like a silly question, but the answer in illuminating. If you boil a pot of water, then throw a live frog into the water, the frog will jump out. Although a bit scalded he’ll live to jump another day. But if you want to boil the… Read more »

How I Got Here-Part 2

The first part of my journey to becoming a B2B CFO® Partner was described in an earlier article.  I said I would split it into two parts, and that’s not going to happen.  It will be either 3 or 4 before I’m done.  So let’s call this #2 of X.  The first installment left off… Read more »

How I Got Here-Part 1

If you read my bio on my webpage (http://www.joshuagottesmancfo.com) you’ll learn about my professional background.  What that doesn’t describe is how I came to be a B2B CFO® partner.  It’s been a long journey, and it brought me to a place where I’m having the greatest professional happiness I’ve had in my entire career.  I’ll… Read more »

10,000 Small Businesses – A Great Resource for Entrepreneurs

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and grow sales by providing greater access to education, financial capital, and business support services. The program currently operates in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City. It… Read more »

Sales Growth for Entrepreneurs

Need help in planning and executing sales growth opportunities in your small business? The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and grow sales by providing improved access to education, financial capital, and business support services. The program currently operates in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Long Beach,… Read more »