Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough: Best Practices for Long-Term Business Health

  • 3h 41m 25s
  • Gary W. Patterson
  • Made for Success
  • 2013

In Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough, Gary Patterson details for the first time the proven methods he has used to successfully treat companies of all sizes across a range of industries - from a startup purchased by IBM, to a public technology company sold to eBay, to an Inc. 500 consumer goods manufacturer, to an international Fortune 500 firm. Offering tips to stanch the internal financial bleeding and providing a daily regimen for ensuring your company's financial health, the FiscalDoctor's prescription is clear: Give your company an overall checkup to gauge its condition. Diagnose problems by reviewing your financials and operations. Implement a treatment plan using best practices from world-class successful companies. Create a wellness program to prevent future fiscal crises.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Take the FiscalDoctor's Test
  • Chapter 2: Your Fiscal Vision is the Heart of Your Growth Strategy
  • Chapter 3: What is Your Appetite for Risk?
  • Chapter 4: The Internal Exam: Five Areas Where Risk Can Lurk
  • Chapter 5: Healthy Reserves: Why Cash is King
  • Chapter 6: How Fit is Your Business Model?
  • Chapter 7: Breathe New Life Into Your Pricing Model
  • Chapter 8: Stress Test: Show Me the Data (on Time!)
  • Chapter 9: ER: When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies
  • Chapter 10: The Price of Going Green: The Good and Not So Good
  • Chapter 11: How Fiscally Fit Does Your Board of Directors Think You Are?