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Pivot Your Business Model

Posted on: August 17th, 2022

The effects of the pandemic are still with us even as the additional government resources are drying up.  Just because your company has survived this far doesn’t mean it will into the future.  You must also know your business’s strengths and weaknesses, so you can pivot your business model to realign with those new opportunities.…

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Supply Chain Issues

Posted on: July 26th, 2022

During supply chain issues, an intimate knowledge of how money flows through your company becomes invaluable.  Knowing your choices and the impact of your decisions can mean the difference between survival and closing for good. MLA helps small to mid-sized businesses understand their cash flow.  We can help you evaluate the impact of your decisions. …

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Supply Chain Crisis

Posted on: July 20th, 2022

We are living in a perfect storm for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs).  While consumer behavior is returning to normal coming out of the global pandemic, the onset of inflation, challenges in hiring, and lingering supply chain issues are keeping many businesses off balance.  SMBs need a combination of financial resilience and strategic agility to…

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Outsourcing Strategic Expertise

Posted on: June 30th, 2022

As talk of recession intensifies, small businesses need to reevaluate their strategy for the path ahead.  A good strategic plan will help you know what to watch, both inside your business and the market around you.  Now is the time to consider outsourcing strategic expertise. MLA provides fractional, or outsourced expertise in finance, strategy, and…

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Business Strategy for Recession

Posted on: June 22nd, 2022

Just as we got past the pandemic, a recession is on the horizon.  Many businesses survived that disruption but now must face a slowing economy.  It’s time to revisit assumptions about the future and adapt your business strategy for recession. At MLA, we serve small and medium-sized businesses with finance, strategy, and solutions.  We help…

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Ownership and Prosperity

Posted on: May 24th, 2022

Owning a business can be a way to make more money than working for someone else.  But this also comes with additional stress and responsibility.  Making more money is not a good enough reason to own a business.  This means ownership and prosperity are not automatically linked. MLA understands ownership and abundance.  We can help…

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Opportunities for Growth and Innovation

Posted on: April 19th, 2022

SMBs are generally more agile and responsive to changes in supply and demand.  And startups can recognize a new market and quickly act on it.  During COVID-19, the PPP and EIDL loan programs made a lot of money available to these businesses as well. This all adds up to opportunities for growth and innovation. “We’ve…

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Effective Financial Strategy

Posted on: April 12th, 2022

Businesses with fewer than 500 employees play a major role in the U.S. economy, generating about 50% of the gross domestic product. But they also have a very high failure rate.  Creating an effective financial strategy can make the difference between success and failure. MLA helps small to mid-sized businesses with finance, strategy, and solutions. …

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Advantages of a Fractional CFO

Posted on: April 6th, 2022

MLA provides fractional CFOs to many small to mid-sized companies.  But what are the advantages of a fractional CFO? A CFO, or Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for interpreting financial data in a way that helps business owners make decisions for the future.   And a fractional CFO is a finance professional that works in a…

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Fractional CFOs Overcome Uncertainty

Posted on: March 29th, 2022

Businesses of all sizes continue to live through one of the most turbulent times in recent memory.  Those who can quickly make good decisions based on accurate information and sound projections are more likely to come out on top.  MLA clients know fractional CFOs overcome uncertainty. Are you looking to overcome uncertainty?  MLA provides finance,…

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