Conquer Your Business’s Money Flow with These Expert Tips

Laura Credico needed some behind-the-scenes help with her company’s money flow. As founder and principal designer of Interiors by Laura, she was the face of her company. Her projects offered the chance for her to flex her creative muscles.  But she knew she needed some guidance to build her business, especially when trying to conquer […]

4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a VA

You’ve been working hard to build your business. And now, finally, you’re fully booked.  That’s a really exciting feeling. It can also feel daunting. Now you have to deliver the work – and it often feels like your to-do list far exceeds the time available.  It’s time to hire help. For many business owners, their […]

Becoming a CFO: How Sharon Norris Conquered Money Flow

Sharon Norris never expected to handle money flow at her family’s business full-time. She’d been working with her mother-in-law at Empire State Associates, a manufacturers rep in the plumbing and heating industry in upstate New York. Her mother-in-law had been handling the bookkeeping and accounting for the small business for over 40 years. When her […]

Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Business Tasks For Peace of Mind

When you’re running a business, just managing paperwork can feel like a full-time job. It’s easy to let business tasks like reconciling your finances, reviewing insurance policies, and filing documents slip to the bottom of your to-do list.  There are ways to keep these types of tasks from piling up. Some can be done monthly, […]

Preparing for 2020

typewriter with someone preparing for 2020

As we near the end of a decade and prepare ourselves for the next year, there’s a lot to consider as an entrepreneur. For many small business owners, this is a time to evaluate their accomplishments and set the course for what’s ahead. Every small business has a different end of year checklist, I get […]

Why Connection is Important for Business Growth

building connection for business growth

Before Spire Business grew to be a team, it was just me running things. For years I was a solo-preneur and for years it was fulfilling. Until I began to notice that I wasn’t excited anymore and I couldn’t wrap my head around why. I felt like I was in a slump and it didn’t […]