Biz Planning Video Series
"Ellen has a laser-like focus and draws a bead on exactly what you need to accomplish and then helps to create a plan to get it done.
During Ellen's Financial Blast program, she helped us make certain that our books were scrubbed -- neat and tidy -- and that all numbers tied together correctly. She assisted in our migration from Quicken to Quick Books and helped to resolve each challenge that surfaced during the process."
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I'm Ellen Rohr, president of Bare Bones Biz. I teach the business basics. The things that make all the difference to your business success. I've helped thousands of biz builders start, fix and grow their companies. Follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Google+
I'm a columnist for PHC News and contributor to many business journals and trade magazines. I provide "in the trenches" insight that business owners can relate to. More...
Category Archives: Business Planning
Does it make you cringe to think about imposing the formal structure of an Organization Chart on your small shop? Fear not! The Organization Chart can be a wonderful tool. Recalling my many, many jobs, I can count on three … Continue reading
Sob! My favorite thing to do is Ride Along with team members. I love to put on the Super Hero costume and hop in the truck. I am not very technically skilled – massive understatement! – however, I try to … Continue reading
Business is not a complicated mystery. There is not a book or seminar that holds the cryptic message, if only you were clever enough to figure it out. There is no mentor who is withholding the secret formula until you … Continue reading
“Tell me,” Ernie pleaded. “What am I doing wrong?” Ernie had just closed the books for February and he had a loss for the month. He rattled off a laundry list of very good action items and projects that he … Continue reading
Ah, the dream of running your own business! Until it turns into a nightmare. Does this sound familiar? Mr. Know It All decides to go into business for himself. He is good at what he does, so he gets really … Continue reading
Plan… or be planned for. If you don’t craft your intention, you may fall into someone else’s plan. And what they have planned for you may not suit you. So consider what you want, and plan for it. Clarity simplifies … Continue reading
While the holidays can be fun and magical and wonderful…it can also be a super stressful time of year. Here are 10 Holiday Survive and Thrive Tips for Biz Owners. The intention: Less hassle, more joy, more money! Throw a … Continue reading
Being an entrepreneur has many benefits. You can achieve financial and lifestyle freedom. You can be of service to others, while steering your own course. Perhaps best of all, you can have a powerful, positive impact on your kids. Entrepreneurs … Continue reading
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, a predictable wave is washing over the Northeast. People are helping each other clean up, clear out and rebuild. The worst brings out the best in us, and acts of kindness are popping up … Continue reading