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Harkness is a landscape management consultant with 3PG Consulting. Contact him at

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Manage your capital, banker Posted on 17 Jun 2013 in the 0613 categories.

The big winners in 2013 and 2014 will be companies with access to capital. While the stock market is trading at all-time highs and the press is talking about economic... Read more»

Plan now for 2014 health care reform Posted on 22 Feb 2013 in the 0213 categories.

For employers who have adopted a wait-and-see approach with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the time to wait is over. This year is a critical planning year... Read more»

The Benchmark: Crossroads of a partnership Posted on 24 Nov 2012 in the 1112 categories.

Every once in a while you need to take a step back and look at how far you’ve come in business. Smell the roses, as they say. Things have not... Read more»

How to overcome exit-planning myths Posted on 23 Oct 2012 in the 1012 & Business Planner 2013 categories.

Have you heard the phrase timing is everything? It’s difficult to make money these days, which are different compared to five or 10 years ago. The economy, immigration reform, fuel... Read more»

The Benchmark: Considering an exit? Posted on 09 Aug 2012 in the 0812 categories.

Building profits and increasing the value of your company in the current environment is a challenge. Does it seem like today’s economic climate and political agenda are working against you?... Read more»

Your balance sheet can make or break you Posted on 18 May 2012 in the 0512 categories.

News flash: Spring arrived about 45 days early this year. While this means opportunity and potential business for some companies, others will experience a substantial shortfall in profit and a... Read more»