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How Do I Implement Profit First?

By Matt Patrick / April 30, 2019 / Comments Off on How Do I Implement Profit First?

Joshua Chamberlain is quite possibly the one man responsible for the U.S. winning WWII. This is impressive considering that he fought in the Civil War. Chamberlain was a college professor in Maine who volunteered to join the Union Army during the Civil War. He is best known for a single moment of action at the…

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What if your accountant could help you make your business more profitable?

By Matt Patrick / March 26, 2019 / Comments Off on What if your accountant could help you make your business more profitable?

You don’t have to look far to find people who fail to meet expectations. (Just Google “you had one job” or head over to hadonejob.com for a long list of hilarious examples…after you finish reading this post, of course!) Fortunately, most of the world is populated by dependable people who get up, go to work,…

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Why You Shouldn’t Attempt Profit First Alone

By Matt Patrick / March 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Why You Shouldn’t Attempt Profit First Alone

In 1933, a Detroit radio station introduced a man who quickly captivated the hearts and minds of millions of people around the world. Before long, he was the star of a regular radio show, books, television, movies, and even comic books. And he did it all without ever really telling anyone who he was…or fully…

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Five Reasons You Should Implement Profit First for Your Business

By Matt Patrick / March 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Five Reasons You Should Implement Profit First for Your Business

Here in the South, it’s not unusual for someone’s famous last words to be: “Hey, y’all! Watch this!” More than likely, someone responded with, “I wouldn’t do that if I were you.” Have you ever gotten a really great piece of advice from a friend—that you proceeded to totally ignore? Have you regretted it ever…

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This One Thing Makes You Lose the Profitability Battle

By Matt Patrick / February 26, 2019 / Comments Off on This One Thing Makes You Lose the Profitability Battle

The D-Day landings simply had to succeed. Germany was rolling across Europe unopposed, and Allied troops landing at the Normandy beach front was the only hope of stopping the most brutal dictator the world had ever known. Today, we breathe a sigh of relief knowing the outcome of WWII. However, D-Day (and possibly the war)…

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What Should I Do With My Profit?

By Matt Patrick / February 19, 2019 / Comments Off on What Should I Do With My Profit?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about “How Your Bookkeeper Can Help Your Small Business Be More Profitable.” I firmly believe that if you’ll put the concepts we teach at Patrick Accounting into practice and continue to get better one step at a time, you will see your business becoming more and more profitable.…

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What’s The Difference Between Gross Profit and Net Profit and Why Does It Matter?

By Matt Patrick / February 12, 2019 / Comments Off on What’s The Difference Between Gross Profit and Net Profit and Why Does It Matter?

Some accounting jargon can be confusing. I am an accountant and most of the time I understand what someone is asking, but for a normal business owner it might as well be Latin or jibberish.  Our job is to convert accounting-ease to plain English. You know so you can actually understand what we are trying…

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How To Make More Money (And Not Feel Guilty About It)

By Matt Patrick / February 5, 2019 / Comments Off on How To Make More Money (And Not Feel Guilty About It)

I learned a painful lesson the first three years after starting Patrick Accounting. My revenue was going up significantly; however, I made the same amount of money in my third year as I did in my first year. If you are like most business owners, part of the appeal of starting and running your own…

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8 Ways to Improve Your Profits in 30 Days

By Matt Patrick / June 26, 2018 / Comments Off on 8 Ways to Improve Your Profits in 30 Days

People Magazine recently profiled 63 people who have lost amazing amounts of weight and transformed their lives. One of them, Mike Bauler from Madison, Wisconsin, weighed a staggering 450 lbs before losing 225 of them in 18 months. When Mike’s father-in-law had a massive heart attack eight years ago, the 28-year-old father drew a line…

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