Some businesses view their bookkeeping service as merely someone to do their books. They view it as nothing more than data entry. Unfortunately, they are missing a very powerful role that their bookkeeper is well positioned to provide. What role is this? It’s business consulting.
“Profit First: A Simple System to Transform Any Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine” by Mike Michalowicz isn’t for the faint of heart. Instead, it’s for people who are serious about business and who aren’t afraid to face tough love in order to make their dreams of success come true.
If you're like most contractors you’re working 10+ hours a day in the field, it's a safe bet you don't want to come home and do paperwork. Many, if not most, small independent contractors don't even have an office or any type of administrative help. When they try to do it all, often the paperwork suffers, and in the end, so does your profit.
Running a service company is no easy task, especially if you're in the early stages of business growth. If you're doing the work yourself, or even supervising it, you're going to spend a lot of time away from the office. If you’re like most service companies, you started your business because you’re an expert at your trade… not to do office work.