Does My Business need a CFO?

Does this sound familiar? Your business is growing. Customers are buying what you’re selling. You should be ecstatic. But you can’t sleep at night. You feel like the business is out of control. Things should be rosy but it feels strained. The information you look at doesn’t make sense. You’re confused by the reports you […]

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What Has Gone Right in 2020

2020 hasn’t gone the way anyone expected, giving everyone plenty of reasons to worry and fret. But I thought for this year-end blog it might be good to focus on the positive rather than the negative. I think we could all use more of the former and less of the latter. I was mulling over […]

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Gratitude in 2020

Well, 2020 hasn’t gone the way anyone predicted. But for that reason, I think it’s all the more important to remember the things that have gone well. Here at KBSCFO, some things haven’t worked out, but many things have gone right this year. The more I think about it, the more I realize how many […]

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Announcing DistilleryCFO!

Did you know that KBS CFO has practice that specializes in working with distilleries? Powered by KBS CFO, DistilleryCFO (www.distillerycfo.com) focuses on the success, growth, and sustainability of distillery businesses. DistilleryCFO is a one-stop solution, addressing the financial and technological elements of running a distillery while providing the great service that KBS CFO is known […]

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Cash Infusions for Small Businesses

There are a lot of people offering a lot of useful—and not-so-useful—advice about weathering the storm created by COVID-19 and the economic downturn. They talk about marketing efforts, restructuring lease agreements and debt, or moving business online. You might be forgiven if you read such articles and think: “That’s all very well and good, but […]

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Thriving During Difficult Times

As for many businesses, this is a tough time for a number of distilleries.  Restaurants and bars have very limited operations—if they’re opened at all—and large distributors simply aren’t buying the inventory they usually do.  Tasting rooms are closed. And employers worry about whether they need to lay off staff while being hyper-alert to their […]

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Hurry Up and Take Your Time

In just two months the pandemic has turned a lot of conventional wisdom on its ear. Many of the rules that were once taken for granted in the business world no longer apply when your company may be partially or completely shut down. This situation is completely unprecedented. Since nobody has ever faced it before, […]

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