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Production – Where the Rubber Meets the Road

This is the one area that you as the business owner need to devote your energy towards over any other. I’m an administration guy, many years of experience dealing with those types of issues. But there is one thing I truly understand, which was taught to me by a client, if you don’t produce the money, the rest of it is just a great paperweight.

Operate Within Your Range of Production

02/13/2013

One of the basic business concepts is range of production.  It means maximizing the capacity (range) of the assets in your operation.  When the business operation goes beyond the maximum production range, costs associated with the marginal [...]

Find the Bottleneck

01/05/2013

In every business no matter production or service, there exists a bottleneck.  Your job as the owner or manager is to find it and fix the problem.  Once this one is found and resolved; move onto the next one.  There is always a bottleneck to find [...]

A Story About Great Production

12/12/2012

When I started out in accounting I had a job as a controller at a restoration contractor.  They would provide emergency mitigation for water damage jobs, mostly residential damage.  Every now and then we would get a call for a larger commercial [...]

Production – Where the Rubber Meets the Road

12/12/2012

There is no other way to say this other than to outright say it directly:  All the rest of the business issues I write about mean zilch unless you have great production.  This is the one area that you as the business owner need to devote your [...]