Developing An Employee Compensation Plan For Your Columbia, MD area Organization

As your Columbia, MD area business grows, there’s an underlying asset which propels your growth: your people. Now, for some of my clients, “people” mean, well … you. But even in that case, what I have to say today will still matter. Because what I’m talking about today matters just as much for YOU. We’re talking compensation. Wages. Salaries. How … Read More

Rajiv MahajanDeveloping An Employee Compensation Plan For Your Columbia, MD area Organization

Marketing Tactics that Lead to Business Growth, by Rajiv Mahajan

Here we are in June (!), and I’ll open this here with a reminder to many of my business owner friends (because most of you have to deal with this): estimated taxes for the second quarter are due June 15th. This one always feels as if it came a little quick (two-month gap instead of the normal three), so you’ll … Read More

Rajiv MahajanMarketing Tactics that Lead to Business Growth, by Rajiv Mahajan

Should I Extend Credit To My Columbia, MD area Customers?

Before I get into the slippery slope I’m referring to in the title of this post, how are things for you these days? How’s business going? I’d love to hear an update on your business … so click the email button in the upper-right of the site here, and send me a note to let me know. I’d also enjoy … Read More

Rajiv MahajanShould I Extend Credit To My Columbia, MD area Customers?

The Business Intelligence You Don’t Know That You Need For Your Columbia, MD area Company

You might think that was a typo in the subject line (“pull”, right?). Nope, that’s just me being clever, because today I’m talking about POLLING your various stakeholders for fun and profit. Alright, yes. I should clearly stick to financial matters, and leave the puns to the creative types. But really — for the sake of the health of your … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThe Business Intelligence You Don’t Know That You Need For Your Columbia, MD area Company

Mapping Out Your Columbia, MD area Prospective Customers’ Experience

Hopefully, you aren’t too locked into national news, stock market jitters, trade wars, etc. As a Columbia, MD area business owner you’ve gotta keep your head in your own particular game. But you must know this: with all the gloom out there, our mutual customers are looking for solace and for ports in the storm of everyday life. So here’s … Read More

Rajiv MahajanMapping Out Your Columbia, MD area Prospective Customers’ Experience

Everything You Need To Know About Tax Records For Columbia, MD area Businesses

Tax season is over. Just like the North Pole elves in the Will Ferrell classic, Elf, perhaps your team could use a brief moment of celebration before getting back to work? Although it’s a relief now, remember that tax season isn’t a one-time occasion. The decisions you make all year affect your April filing. On that note, you know I … Read More

Rajiv MahajanEverything You Need To Know About Tax Records For Columbia, MD area Businesses

Why Soft Skills Are The Future For The Columbia, MD area Workforce

We work with many Columbia, MD area business owners, so that means that the April 15th deadline doesn’t carry quite the same “relief” that it does for many firms who work primarily with individual tax returns. Which is one of the reasons why you still see me posting a strategy note here this week. Another reason is that word on … Read More

Rajiv MahajanWhy Soft Skills Are The Future For The Columbia, MD area Workforce

Resilience And Columbia, MD area Business Growth

If you were a client of ours this tax season, you’re probably feeling fine about your tax return. But on the chance that you were not … we’ve helped many Columbia, MD area business owners “make the switch” over to us, year after year. I know that you may have established a rhythm with your current provider (even if it’s … Read More

Rajiv MahajanResilience And Columbia, MD area Business Growth

Thank You For Making The 2019 Tax Season Our Best Ever

Here we are, and “tax season” is behind us. But the truth is that tax season actually never ends for us. We just get a little less busy. But what a 2019 tax season it was. Thank you so much for your trust, and for allowing us to walk with you during such a sensitive and (occasionally) painstaking process. Since … Read More

Rajiv MahajanThank You For Making The 2019 Tax Season Our Best Ever

Tracking Your Key Business Metrics For Your Columbia, MD area Company

Oh, you thought that since March Madness is over that I wouldn’t shoehorn another metaphor? You thought wrongly. I’m here with some ideas for how you and your Columbia, MD area business should be “keeping score” today. (See what I did there? … um … because in sports you keep score? Alright. More coffee please.) But before I dive into … Read More

Rajiv MahajanTracking Your Key Business Metrics For Your Columbia, MD area Company