The Next Open Door

The great Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” It is with incredible honor, and a bit of selfish sadness, that we at Consilio hold the next door open for one of our very own, Kara […]

Are You Too Close To See It?

Sometimes you can be so close to a problem that you’re blind to the solution. This was me until recently. Two years ago, we were forced to move out of our building because it was about to become a parking lot. We analyzed options and went on tours, and eventually we deiced to suite share. […]

A Business Owner’s Sleeping Pill

I’ve helped many small business owners put their business finances in order, and the response is nearly always the same: “Now I can sleep tonight.” Worry doesn’t stem just from upcoming bills or the thought of next week’s payroll. It’s the not knowing that’s the problem. Incomplete or incorrect bookkeeping records can cause a lot of panic, sometimes unnecessarily.

More Caffeine is Not the Answer!

I’ve always been fascinated by the brain. In college I spent many hours in the biology lab, studying and drawing a preserved brain floating in a glass jar. I still have that drawing. Every time I look at it, it’s as if I’ve never seen it before, and the same question comes to mind, “How on earth does that odd mass of cells process all that comes in contact with it?”

Personal Money = Business Money

Think about how your personal money is connected to your business money. Maybe you’re an owner and your credit score is now hurting a business opportunity, or you’re a valued employee and your lack of savings is not allowing you to step into the role of an owner. Perhaps you’re a married owner whose spouse is wondering when that payoff is going to happen.