June 16, 2020
By VITAL MGMT
In this issue…
1) More than one stream helps you
2) 330 words, total reading time about 2 minutes
Ever since CI companies discovered security monitoring revenues there has been a hype of sorts for recurring revenue. Security monitoring is unique in that it typically has a...
June 2, 2020
In this issue ....
Buying Back Your Time
496 words, about a two-three minute read.
A lot of us are too busy to get anything done.
Important work waits while urgent work gets attention. Internal projects languish as we attempt to keep up with myriad daily tasks...
May 19, 2020
How Labor Margin Works and Why It Is the #1 profit leak in most Ci companies.
382 words, about a two minute read.
Labor pricing is a challenging aspect of custom integration. Unlike the equipment you sell and get a price and know the...
July 30, 2019
In today’s Coffee…
* Coaching Lessons
* 189 words, total reading time under 1 minutes
This is our 291st coffee; we have covered a waterfall of topics. One has to wonder have we completely befuddled our audience. May be it’s time to summarize the coaches’ advice.
#1 Get hel...
July 23, 2019
Understanding the Cash Components
650 words, total reading time under 3 minutes
We talk a lot about making more profit and it is important because it ultimately drives the cash in the business long term. But, below the rich surface of profi...
July 16, 2019
Success? It’s up to you…
352 words, total reading time under 2 minutes
VITAL has a relatively new Associate Coach, Jeff Homan, who works with some of our Bi4Ci subscribers to help them respond to the feedback their dashboards are providing....
July 9, 2019
How To Maximize Your Return
240 words total reading time 1 minute
As small business owners, you do this without thinking about it. You re-invest in the business you run; leaving cash in to buy vehicles, purchase facilities’, hire new employees...
July 2, 2019
Secrets to our clients' success
486 words, total reading time 2 1/2 minutes
Editors’ note: Not all Coffee’s are written by Steve and Paul. Like Lennon & McCartney, we each have our own way of penning our thoughts. Today, Steve pens a few of his...
June 25, 2019
Gauging Future Business
594 words, total reading time 3 1/2 minutes
In the Original Equipment Manufacturing business, job horizons are lengthy. The manufacturer owns the factories, the customer owns the brand/marketing company. They negotiate...
June 18, 2019
The Essentials of Production Management
491 words, total reading time 2-1/2 minutes
Project management is a HUGE topic so today we’ll limit ourselves to the portion we call Production Management.
Residential CI companies are actually two compani...
Business Intelligence Is It Beyond Me?
September 29, 2016
What Is the Case for Recurring
Revenue in CI?
Do Your Employees Know What
June 9, 2020
Are You Out of Time?
Is There A Size Barrier For CI
May 26, 2020
The #1 Profit Leak in CI is
Labor Margin ...
No CRM? What You Need To
Know Any Way.
May 12, 2020
The Biggest Missing Part of Ci
... the Business System.
May 5, 2020
Is There A Good Way To Be
Social In Times Like This?
April 28, 2020
Does Your Business Test Positive?
April 21, 2020
Recommendations For Using Your PPP Money.
April 14, 2020
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