You’re Already a Consultant

Two businesswomen shaking hands in modern officeChances are you offer clients more than you realize.

By Jody Padar

To me, the most trusted business advisor is the small busi­ness advisor. That’s what my customers see. My firm serves small businesses from the ground up to $10 million. Yes, we look at their numbers, but, practically speaking, one gains a lot when you’re in their financial underwear drawer.

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Most of our conversations are around their questions. It’s a natural extension of the work we already do – financials, taxes, payroll, cash flow and forecasting.