“Organization doesn’t really accomplish anything. Plans don’t accomplish anything either. Theories of management don’t matter much. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved.” General Colin Powell, Former Secretary of State & Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Financial Planning, Sailing and Stephen Covey: One Minute with John Yetman What do sailing and financial planning have in common? Unless one of your financial goals is to buy a yacht, your answer is probably, “Nothing.” But John Yetman would disagree. “Financial planning is a lot like sailing,” he said. “You might have a plan to get from Point A [...]
AEG is not your run-of-the-mill association. AEG stands for the Association for Enterprise Growth. We were founded by three powerhouses in the DC business community: John Yetman, Tien Wong, and Mark Haas. AEG helps business owners grow their companies. AEG helps the owners of mid-market companies accomplish four things: grow their company make their company more valuable (via 18 proven [...]
However, before you rush to urge your clients to offer HSAs, there are layered complexities to understand. Remember that an HSA must be paired with a high deductible health plan (HDHP). A plan advisor who doesn’t already have a relationship with a health plan advisor should get very familiar with HSAs’ quirks, of which there are many.
Of all the massive changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, those affecting real estate owners, investors and developers may be the most difficult to navigate. This article offers a preliminary take on how the new §199A deduction, the new 30% limit on business interest expense, changes to the like-kind exchange and cost recovery rules and other provisions work and interact to inform real estate investment and development decisions.
If you read business management journals, you’d be forgiven for believing that the best ideas on management come from academia or consulting firms. What used to be the province of executives reporting on business results has […]
Specialization in business and management disciplines has led to disconnected advice and increased risk for the business owner and executive. Seeking specialized advice is logical for increasingly complex problems. […]
Corporate restructuring, M&A, competitive intelligence, strategy, new product development, and process reengineering. One thing required for success that they all share is the need for the best and brightest.
Intangibles have come to dominate corporate value. Land, labor and capital are declining in importance. Fast growing companies rely on business models, designs, patents, intellectual property and relationships more than bricks and mortar.
By definition the knowledge economy means more people are in need of advice. So too are people required to give that advice. For advice itself to be effective, however, both the receiver and giver need specific skills. […]
Mark Haas of AEG conducted a CoreValue Assessment of my emerging company, DisposeRx, where we are building a rapidly growing company with a mission to help stop the opioid epidemic with a site-of-use method of drug disposal. It is critical that we redefine our mission and objectives as we take our next steps transitioning from a start up to an operating company with significant revenues. The CoreValue assessment performed by Mark Haas provided us with a candid assessment of where we are and helped us to define our critical next steps to manage our growth and capture our value.
John Holaday, CEO, DisposeRx
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