Small Business Growth

SBA's PPP Loan Repayment Insights

SBA’s PPP Loan Repayment Insights

SBA’s PPP Loan Repayment Insights: Payroll Protection Loan Update – In order to help business owners make sense out of the SBA’s Payroll Protection Loan (PPP) program I will be posting information that may be helpful. This update about understanding PPP loan repayment came to us from one of our clients, Bert Doerhoff of Doerhoff…
How to bulletproof your business

How To Bulletproof Your Business To Survive And Thrive In Any Economy

Well managed businesses can survive during any type of crisis, similar to what the world is currently facing right now with the Covid19 pandemic. In this article, I am going to share how to bulletproof your business to survive and thrive in any economy. Face the Current Reality Calm Down Do a SWOT Analysis (Strengths,…
SBA “Paycheck Protection” Loan

SBA “Paycheck Protection” Loan Program under the CARES Act

As we work with our clients to navigate through today’s uncharted waters, I wanted to pass along any information that could help stabilize any small/mid-size company – Right Now. What You Need to Know about the SBA “Paycheck Protection” Loan Program under the CARES Act. Here is what you need to know and why you…

High Impact Manager Training Program added to our Arsenal

The High Impact Manager training process will prepare an organization’s mid and upper-level managers to handle over 90% of the challenges they will face as leaders in their companies.  It is a mixture of online and facilitated coursework that covers everything a manager needs to become more effective, efficient and has been proven to help…

Rick Cottrell, Voted Top Business Advisor in St. Louis, MO.

Rick Cottrell, CEO of, was just voted one of the top business advisors in St. Louis, MO. by the Small Business Monthly.  Says Rick, “Business owners realize they can’t go it alone to reach their goals. They need the right kind of planning and strategy from an experienced advisor to reach next level success.…
7 Tips to Help Your Small Business Stay Competitive Against Big Retailers

7 Tips to Help Your Small Business Stay Competitive Against Big Retailers

  Small business changed forever once the Internet came on the scene in the early 1990s. The inability to stay competitive with such online shopping giants as forced many small businesses with brick and mortar locations to close for good. While some have panicked and assumed this meant the end of mom-and-pop type stores,…




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