The Budget Marathon

While planning and budgeting are essential business practices, few other management practices are more maligned. For far too many people, budgets have little value and are obsolete the first day they are published. They take a lot of time away from the real work that must be done. Yet isn’t planning real work? Failing to plan is planning to fail. So how can we make the budget process add value and take less time?

Planning Habits of Highly Successful Businesses – Part 2
Mitch Max continues to explore the planning habits of successful business and makes three recommendations to improve results and take less time to budget.

Business Performance Measures
How many way can or should business performance be measured? John Miller explains why there may be an infinite number of possible ways to measure performance. But while there are so many ways to measure, there are only a few performance measures that are important enough to warrant measurement.