(Extra) Step 13 to Financial Recovery: When Recovery Fails

Over the course of this Financial Recovery series, we have told you there are 12 steps to recovery (as defined by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)) – but, in point of fact, there is a 13th Step.  This step is about what happens when all prior 12 steps just aren’t enough. Unfortunately, the financial … More (Extra) Step 13 to Financial Recovery: When Recovery Fails

Step 8 to Financial Recovery: Long-Term Therapies

In continuing with our series on the 12 Steps to Financial Recovery, we are now moving on to the next step.  So once you’ve done your in-depth diagnosis and have figured out your Recovery Plan for bringing your business back onto the road to financial recovery, you now need to discuss Long-Term Treatments, which is … More Step 8 to Financial Recovery: Long-Term Therapies

Step 6 to Financial Recovery: Detailed Diagnosis

Here we are now at the mid-point in the process of financial recovery.  We’ve talked about recognizing that the business is in trouble, getting your core team of executives to get some strategies figured out, running some generic treatments to eliminate certain options, and also putting together a plan of the available treatments that you … More Step 6 to Financial Recovery: Detailed Diagnosis

Step 5 to Financial Recovery: Fiscal First Aid

In our series on the 12 Steps to Financial Recovery we have so far talked about recognizing that there is a problem, mobilizing resources (including your team), trying out some generic treatments (which is the beginning of the process of elimination, really) and then getting a more in-depth diagnosis underway.  This brings us to Step … More Step 5 to Financial Recovery: Fiscal First Aid