For CPAs and business advisors, thought-provoking questions are the most valuable tool for learning a client’s business and financial challenges. When you ask thought-provoking questions about potential problems or opportunities, it expands a person’s perception of what you can do for them.
A little over a month ago, my wife and I got a puppy. Before you say anything – I know – what were we thinking taking on this challenge?
A strong manufacturing industry is critical to advancing and maintaining our nation’s economic health. Investments in manufacturing have a strong ripple effect for all sectors. In fact, according to the National Association of Manufacturers, for every 100 jobs in a manufacturing facility, an additional 250 jobs are created in other sectors. So, what happens when there is a great divide between the skills of available workers and those demanded by manufactures?