04Apr 2024

People Analytics – Revolutionizing Hiring Practices

In today's business landscape, understanding the intricacies of your workforce through data is not just an advantage—it's a necessity.

21Mar 2024

Lessons with Lily: Spring Cleaning

In the dynamic landscape of small businesses, the importance of streamlined operations is paramount. This journey towards improved operating procedures and enhanced efficiencies is not merely about survival—it's about thriving in a competitive environment.

01Mar 2024

Streamlining the Path: Elevating Operations in Small Businesses

In the dynamic landscape of small businesses, the importance of streamlined operations is paramount. This journey towards improved operating procedures and enhanced efficiencies is not merely about survival—it's about thriving in a competitive environment.

15Feb 2024

Lessons with Lily: Embrace the ‘Mud’

In the heart of winter, Lily's adventure took us to a friend's barnyard, where she met “Zippy” the zebra and “Pippin” the pony. This day was unlike any other; filled with excitement, learning, and, well, a lot of mud.

01Feb 2024

The ROI of Marketing

Decoding the Financial Blueprint of Marketing Investments: A February 2024 Perspective. In today’s rapidly evolving market, the significance of marketing investments has never been more pronounced.

18Jan 2024

Lessons with Lily: The Sweet Journey of Planning Ahead

As the new year unfolds, our family has embraced a theme of intentional planning, inspired by the endless curiosity and enthusiasm of my daughter, Lily.

04Jan 2024

Navigating the New Landscape of Corporate Transparency: A 2024 Update

In the ever-evolving narrative of U.S. corporate governance, 2024 marks a pivotal chapter with the implementation of the IRS's Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) reporting requirements.

22Dec 2023

Lessons with Lily: Mastering a New Skill!

In this month's "Lessons with Lily,” we delve into the charming world of my 5-year-old daughter, Lily, and her recent encounter with chopsticks.

30Nov 2023

Lessons with Lily: Teaching the GIFT of the season!

As November ushers in the onset of the holiday season, it's an opportune time to reflect on the essence of giving, inclusion, family, and thankfulness.

02Nov 2023

When the Wire Comes in…

Pause. Take a deep breath… smile! After years of hard work, the moment has arrived for you to receive the payout for all your hard work and dedication to the growth and development of your (now prior) business.

19Oct 2023

Lessons with Lily: Go Lily. GO!

Since the age of 2, Lily has been driving around our house on some sort of vehicle. It started on a Power Wheels 4-wheeler and stepped up to a 125cc 4-wheeler, then we added an 80cc go-kart, and now we have added a 5hp Jr. Dragster to the array of vehicles that this soon-to-be 5yr old has in the gar ...

05Oct 2023

Pre-Launch Preparations: Prepping for Sale

Planning for the sale of your business is a significant undertaking that requires careful planning to maximize its value and ensure a smooth transition.

21Sep 2023

Lessons With Lily: Value in Values

Every week, our family sits around the table and plans the week ahead. Lily contributes her thoughts in the planning, such as events that she may want to participate in, future vacation ideas, and contributions to what foods she wants on the grocery list.

07Sep 2023

Planning Forward: Two Years Out Plan

With two years to go to the sale, an important factor to put in place is execution of a forecast showing performance, profitability, and revenue enhancement.

17Aug 2023

Lessons With Lily: Capturing the Market

Last week I had the chance to take Lily to Crystal Cave and she insisted on panning for gems. Upon our return home, she spent the next hour on our back patio cleaning each of the items she collected with a toothbrush, shining each one to perfection. As she neared completion, I asked “What’s your pla ...

17Aug 2023

Podcast: Plan Your Landscape

On August 17th, David Behney had the chance to be featured on the Thunder Stock Show. Listen to the podcast here.

03Aug 2023

Begin With The End In Mind: Creating Intentions

You’ve worked hard and have created a company that you are proud of. Even if you are not currently thinking of retiring or selling the business, you should always be gearing towards the end in mind.

17Jul 2023

Lessons With Lily: Perseverance – Keep Moving in the Game

There is nothing like playing a game of Monopoly Jr. with my wife and our 4-year-old daughter, Lily. Lily is the light of my life, and it’s never too early to teach our children about the values of a dollar. In this case, playing the Monopoly Jr. version, we had a lot of fun, and learned some things ...

03Jul 2023

Crafting a Successful Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Starting a new business venture can be an exciting but challenging journey. A well-thought-out business plan is the foundation for any successful enterprise. It acts as a roadmap, guiding you through the intricacies of launching and growing your business. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a ...

01Jun 2023

The Top 5 Business Performance Metrics: Tracking Success for Growth

In today's competitive business landscape, it's crucial for organizations to track their performance to make informed decisions and drive growth. By monitoring key metrics, businesses gain valuable insights into their operations, enabling them to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for ...

16May 2023

Unraveling the Distinction Between CFO and CPA: Understanding the Value of a CFO for a Thriving Company

In the intricate world of finance and accounting, certain acronyms often raise eyebrows due to their similarity and ambiguity. Two such designations that frequently cause confusion are CFO and CPA. While both are indispensable in the corporate landscape, they fulfill distinct roles and offer unique ...

11Apr 2023


Investors are driven by two things; narrative and return.  When preparing to pitch to potential investors, it is important to develop a clear and compelling narrative that outlines your business model, the problem you are solving, your target market, and your unique value proposition.

27Mar 2023

Good Debt / Bad Debt

In the world of business, it's important to know The difference between good debt and bad, just so You can make smart choices with your money and time And avoid a financial mountain you can't climb

27Feb 2023

Transitional Planning

What is my exit going to look like? Transitional planning takes sensible outlining and forecasting. From the start, you need to decide if you are selling, transitioning, or closing up shop. What motivates you? Is it to retire and play golf in a sunny, warm climate? Does your children’s future moti ...

27Jan 2023

Bank Lending

Securing funding for your business can be a challenging process, especially if you're not well prepared. When seeking financing from a bank or other lender, it's important to present your business in the best possible light to increase your chances of approval. Here are some tips for preparing and ...

29Dec 2022

How BMS Can Help Manage Cash Flow

As a business owner, managing cash flow is crucial to the success and survival of your company. It's the process of tracking and managing the inflow and outflow of money, ensuring that there is enough cash on hand to meet expenses and pay bills as they come due.