Category - Financial

Profits are like breathing. You have to have them.

Profits Are Like Breathing

You have to have profits in your business, eventually, to make it sustainable. Businessman Maurice Mascaranhas coined this phrase to highlight the essential nature of profits. But he defied conventional capitalist and...

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

The Limits of Accounting

Most of my blog posts are about business and money: how to raise funding, how to manage cash better, how to be more profitable. There’s some irony in that focus. I happen to believe strongly that money is a means to an...

What's Your Cash Flow Profile adapted from graphics by OnDeck

4 Cash Flow Ahas [Infographic]

When three graphs create four cash flow ahas, we think it’s worth sharing. It’s hard to turn financials into meaningful visuals! This graphic is adapted from a presentation that Fintech giant OnDeck gave to...

All models are wrong but some are useful

Hurricanes and financial models

Hurricane Irma is bearing down on the Caribbean and parts not fully known yet of the Southeastern US. Computer models are furiously forecasting its potential path. The graphic above is a stark reminder of statistician...

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