The Joy of Budgeting and Breakeven #1

Dec 30, 2015 Guest Blog By: David Romano, Benchmarkinc Founder The holiday season is filled with such special moments, such as the smile on the face of your children as they open the most perfect Christmas presents, and the awesome kiss you get from the one you love on New Year’s Eve!  With all of those wonderful events comes the… Continue reading

The Best Christmas Present You Can Buy for You

Dec 22, 2015 Guest Blog by David Romano, Benchmarkinc Founder For those of you who find yourself constantly overwhelmed at work, I have a great gift suggestion.  Grab a cup of coffee, settle down in your most comfortable chair, and crack open the book, “The E-Myth Revisited” by Michael Gerber.   If you haven’t read this book, it just may change… Continue reading

DKI Supports Toys for Tots

DKI members posing for a picture at a Toy Drive Event in 2015

December 15, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced its remote office in San Ramon, CA donated several bags full of toys to the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program today for its second consecutive year. Sunset Development Company’s Bishop Ranch, helping sponsor the Contra Costa County program, is a business complex for… Continue reading

Are You and Your Business Prepared for Your Permanent Vacation? Part 1

Dec 7, 2015 Guest Blog by David Romano, Benchmarkinc Founder Eighty-eight percent of current family business owners believe the same family or families will control their business in five years, but succession statistics undermine this belief. Only about 30 percent of family businesses survive into the second generation, 12 percent are still viable into the third generation, and only about… Continue reading

3 Tips to Save Your Business in Winter

Row of businesses with snow melting off sidewalk out front

December 2, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC With the frigid weather and winter quickly rolling in, your business may be in jeopardy if not properly prepared. Follow these quick tips to get your facility in winter-weather-ready condition to avoid any repercussions of business interruption. Inspect the building Roof: Reduce leaks or roof collapse by inspecting all components of… Continue reading