Business Systems – Why, What, How

At last count in our accounting firm we had 16 different systems that we use on a daily basis that all cover off a different part of our business functions.  The amount of systems that businesses run has changed significantly over the last few years as it has become a lot less expensive to develop and deliver systems, cloud computing…

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Creating a budget or forecast to help your business fly

With the new financial year upon us it is a great time to establish some financial targets and import them into Xero so you can compare your actual results versus your targets (or budget). What we find, is that the understanding of the financial make-up of a business is enhanced significantly when you set targets and then report against those targets…

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Mark’s musings – If you think you can or you think you can’t

I was speaking at a Mike Pero Real Estate conference in Rotorua several years ago and one of my favourite quotes that I shared with the conference attendees was Henry Fords “If you think you can, or if you think you can’t, either way you’re right”. I told them, that it is a little known secret, that Henry Ford named his…

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