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Analyzing Profit Margins FAQs Part 2: Profitability

A company’s margin of profit is one of the most important indicators about its health.

In this second post, I share answers from my live video event including:

  • Which numbers should I be looking at?
  • What’s the difference between a Measure, Metric, and KPI?
  • Are “sales” and “profit” the same thing?
  • How do I expand without running out of cash?

This article also jumps into the topics of Transaction AvoidanceLottery Mentality, and self-sabotage as a business owner.

Watch part 2 of the recorded video here, or read the transcript below (including bonus content!)

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Analyzing Profit Margins FAQs Part 1: Perceptions

Can our personal beliefs about money influence our company’s success?

How do our perceptions impact business decisions?

Why is the “Fake It Till You Make It” mindset dangerous?

I answer these questions—and much more—in my Live Facebook Video. Check out the recorded video here, or read the transcript below (including bonus content!)

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Company Culture FAQs Part 5 of 5

This is the final episode in a 5-part series about Company Culture Frequently Asked Questions.

I wrap up the series with some advice about employee engagement, the elements of a successful company, and books I recommend.

Watch the recorded video here, or read below for bonus-filled content.

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Company Culture FAQs Part 4 of 5

In part 4 of our series on Frequently Asked Questions about Company Culture, we discuss leadership transitions, decision-making, and why it’s important to make room for your staff to grieve.

Watch the recorded video here, or read below for bonus-filled content.

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Company Culture FAQs Part 3 of 5

In part 3 of the series about Frequently Asked Questions on creating a sustainable Company Culture, we discuss the benefits and downsides of social media.

I’ll also share my secret to finding balance as a business owner.

Watch the recorded video here, or reading bonus-filled content below.

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Company Culture FAQs Part 2 of 5

This is the second post in a series about Frequently Asked Questions on the topic of Company Culture.

I will explain why it’s important, and provide some examples of companies with a good and bad  culture.

Watch the recorded video here, or keep reading for bonus-filled content.

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Company Culture FAQs Part 1 of 5

What’s the purpose of reviewing your company culture?

Does social media impact a company’s culture?

I answer these questions—and much more—in my Live Facebook Video. Check out the recorded video here, or read the transcript below (including bonus content!)

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Why I Hate MLMs: My Story [Video]

I published a post recently about the 10 kinds of business models (What’s the Difference Between Brick-and-Mortar, Franchise, Direct Sales, and MLM). In it, you can find a lot of information, as well as some resources.

In this post, I want to focus on the Multi-Level Marking business model and why it is very predatory. MLMs can cause people to get sucked into a system over which they have no control, power, or decision-making ability. Someone who joins an MLM is a contractor (also called a “consultant” or “distributor”) who agree to sell products or services. She or he is totally at the mercy of the parent company; they don’t have any say if things change.

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Vision and Mission FAQs: Facebook Live #1 [Video]

Have you ever wondered what makes a good vision statement, and whether or not it’s necessary for your business to succeed?

I answer these questions—and much more—in a Live Facebook Video session.

View the video here, or read the transcript below (which includes bonus content!)

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New Facebook Live Series on Business Vision, Profit Margin, and Niche Markets

LaConte Consulting announces 30-minute live videos to answer FAQs

VANCOUVER, WA, July 19, 2018—Business consultant Grace LaConte is hosting a 5-part series on business topics on the Facebook Live platform.

Each session will include answers to both live and write-in Frequently Asked Questions by business owners.

Topics include:

July 2018

Vision and Mission FAQs

Thurs. July 19, 2018 from 10:30am to 11am PST (1:30pm to 2pm EST). Watch recorded video here.

Company Culture FAQs

Thurs. July 26, 2018 from 10:30am to 11am PST (1:30pm to 2pm EST). Register here.

August 2018

Analyzing Profit Margins FAQs

Thurs. August 2, 2018 from 10:30am to 11am PST (1:30pm to 2pm EST). Register here.

Niche Market FAQs

Thurs. August 9, 2018 from 10:30am to 11am PST (1:30pm to 2pm EST). Register here.

Ideal Customers FAQs

Thurs. August 16, 2018 from 10:30am to 11am PST (1:30pm to 2pm EST). Register here.

To register for an upcoming event, Click here. Videos will also be posted to the YouTube channel.

About LaConte Consulting

LaConte Consulting is a Strategic Risk firm founded in 2014 by consultant, writer, and speaker Grace LaConte and offers future-focused business planning services. Grace provides independent natural health practitioners (such as Naturopathic Doctors, Chiropractors, Midwives, Therapists, and other licensed healers) with the tools, support, and expertise to establish healthy goals and build a financially successful business.

To find out more, visit https://laconteconsulting.com/events/.