Growing a Small Business through Healthy Finances

Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!

4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential

When first starting out, and even after having run their business successfully, entrepreneurs can become overwhelmed by the growing complexities they face when attempting to scale their business.

Founder of the CPA firm Crabtree, Rowe & Berger, Greg Crabtree has spent his career helping entrepreneurs to structure their companies’ processes in ways that will withstanding the trials they are are destine to encounter as they grow in scale.

Many of Crabtree’s clients are business owners struggling to overcome what he calls the black-hole phase in the life of a company. It is commonly encountered by enterprises experiencing growth but below the benchmark of $5 million in annual revenue. This trying time in the life-span of a business can suck the life out of its ownership and the profit right out of the firm’s revenue.

In Carbtree’s book, Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits, he speaks from his experience in correcting the dysfunctional practices that hold companies back and that can even kill an organization before ever surpassing $5 million in revenue.

In Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits, Crabtree provides insight on why even ownership should be paid a market based wage, why breaking-even isn’t really a milestone, and why labor productivity is the key to survival for all companies.

Crabtree’s book is a fantastic primer for motivated entrepreneurs who – while great at their craft – may be lost when it comes to managing the finances of their business.

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Brendan Alan Barrett

Brendan Alan Barrett is a top sales producer who has generated millions of dollars in revenue. In addition to running his own sales organization in the civil engineering and construction industry, Brendan provides coaching and training to sales teams and business owners. His practice focuses on identifying, prioritizing, and winning the attention of prospects that can be turned into sales quickly. In doing so, Brendan helps his clients to generate revenue and customer testimonials that fuel more scalable and less labor intensive business development efforts for year-over-year growth. As the founder of and host of The Business of Family and Selling podcast Brendan interviews moms, dads, husbands, and wives who work in sales or run their own businesses. Each interview unpacks the very best in strategies and tactics family-first sellers can use to grow their books of business without losing their status as a rock stars at home. While originally from the Chicagoland area, Brendan started his sales and marketing career in Southern California before relocating to Arizona.

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