June 07, 2016

Work-Life Balance

By JB Henriksen

Work-life balance is one of the many subjects we talk about over and over.  In fact, I am certain I have talked about this in a blog before.  Still, there always seems to be someone else writing on ...

May 18, 2016

Business Bootcamp – Managing Cash Flow & KPIs

By JB Henriksen

Recently, one of the leading experts in cash management and measuring operating performance on our team, JB Henriksen, presented to a group of entrepreneurs in the Mountain West Capital Network's ann...

October 28, 2015

5 Tips for Presenting to Executives

By JB Henriksen

We, as CFOs, regularly think about our priority of assisting the CEO to do her job better.  CEO's have very full plates.  They are always looking for people they can trust to get things done.  Wit...

September 24, 2015

How to get Smarter

By JB Henriksen

I have always enjoyed learning and trying to better myself.  I was foolish enough to go through an MBA class as an older adult and even though it kicked my butt, I thoroughly enjoyed the process.  T...

August 14, 2015

9 Things Not To Do

By JB Henriksen

There is so much information bombarding our smart phones and constantly begging for our attention. There are so many posts, Tweets, emails, phone calls, and texts to respond to that it’s getting mor...

July 22, 2015

Stock Options 101

By JB Henriksen

Considering joining a startup offering stock options…or considering offering them to your employees?  Not all startups use stock options as an incentive for employees and officers, but if you a...

May 13, 2015

Warren’s Words of Wisdom

By JB Henriksen

Many of us have become Warren Buffet fans over the years.  I am a Buffet fan because he is such a down to earth genuine person and that has made him successful (as opposed to some people who say he ...

May 05, 2015

Does it Pay to be a Nice Boss?

By JB Henriksen

I read an interesting article from the Harvard Business Review written my good friend Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy (perhaps the best professor I ever had the chance to take a class from at the University of Ut...

April 22, 2015

How will you measure your life?

By JB Henriksen

One of my all-time favorite books is Clayton Christensen’s How Will You Measure Your Life?. I try to read it once every couple of years. I have started reading it again this year and it has rea...

August 21, 2014

“Ready to Play”

By JB Henriksen

I recently read a sports psychology book called “Ready to Play” by Ron Chamberlain.  I realized that many of the concepts presented have been those I’ve used in coaching youth sports for years,...

July 10, 2014

Blue Ocean, Red Ocean…What is Your Strategy?

By JB Henriksen

Many people believe that a mission statement is a strategy.  Let’s not beat around the bush…it is not. A strategy governs how a company is going to reach its Big Hairy Audacious Goals.  For inst...

May 29, 2014

One more time, how should we motivate employees?

By JB Henriksen

Fredrick Herzberg has long been known as the guru of management theory and motivation.  He wrote a great article on motivating employees many years ago that I read again recently and just thought...

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