If I had my own business hall of fame, Brian Jones of The Table Group would easily have his own wing. Brian was one of the first consultants to join Patrick Lencioni’s consulting arm more than 15 years ago. More importantly, Brian has helped thousands of executives and their teams.[Read more…] about A Patrick Lencioni Consultant on Smart and Healthy Business
Most of us have a morning reading routine. Mine starts with reading the front page of the online WSJ reading articles that interest me. I have about 6 other sites I scan quickly drilling into stories warranting my attention. Then I check my inbox from curated content providers like SmartBrief.[Read more…] about Are You a CFO SmartBriefer?
63rd Edition – April 19, 2020
The hosts of the CFO Bookshelf Podcast are fans of Brian Jones, one of the consultants of The Table Group, the professional services firm founded by the author, Patrick Lencioni. On this week’s show, Brian told us what he’s been reading. My favorite question was asking about his favorite Lencioni book.[Read more…] about Favorite Books of a Table Group Consultant
I recently visited with the most ethical and grounded financial leader I’ve ever known. He was well-versed in the CARES Act and was carefully studying the possibilities of securing PPP funding for his company. There was a glitch.[Read more…] about Does Your Company Really Need PPP Funding?
62nd Edition – April 12, 2020
You have just completed either your PPP or EIDL application through the bank or the SBA. Think you’re done with your financing options for the next 6-9 months? Think again. You’ll still need access to debt capital – but there will be no guarantees that your bank will welcome you with open arms.[Read more…] about Loan Packaging 101 Using the CRAWL Method
61st Edition – April 5, 2020
Every action we take has potentially unintended consequences. Never has this been more true as small businesses that have been badly bloodied by the coronavirus crisis look to the Small Business Administration for relief. Options exist, but which one? That’s the question Bruce and Mark tackle on this week’s podcast.[Read more…] about SBA Funding and Potential Unintended Consequences
60th Edition — March 29, 2020