I Hate Numbers

By Pro Active Resolutions

For some, watching paint dry, or a poke in the eye is better than dealing with their business numbers. I get it, numbers can be scary, confusing, and boring, not what your business is meant to be about. But here’s the thing. If you’re serious about your business, you need to grab hold of your numbers, and connect with them. Falling in love with them may feel weird, but at least be on friendly terms with them if you want your business to survive and thrive. Numbers make you accountable, showing you the financial impact of your successes, a route map to success and highlighting those flip-ups. Above all, learning to love & use your numbers means you have a better chance of making money, what’s not to love. Fundamentally business is there to make money. You need to make money to survive and have impact. It’s about knowing how your future is going to pan out. Bear with me as I embark on this new journey. This podcast is aimed at any business, for profit or not for profit that is looking to get more acquainted with what their numbers mean. My aim is to make this podcast listener friendly, jargon and BS free. In the words of W.E.B. Dubois “When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books. You will be reading meanings.”

  1. 1.
    National Insurance easily explained
    8:57
  2. 2.
    What are your VAT responsibilities ?
    13:50
  3. 3.
    An Introduction to what VAT is
    9:24
  4. 4.
    Your mental health and money
    6:59
  5. 5.
    Build your cash flow with a spreadsheet
    19:40
  6. 6.
    Making your cashflow forecast
    13:11
  7. 7.
    Cash is your financial priority
    6:37
  8. 8.
    What are your business profits?
    10:44
  1. 9.
    What is turnover in business
    7:29
  2. 10.
    What are the risks of working for yourself
    11:02
  3. 11.
    Claim tax back for working at home?
    8:14
  4. 12.
    What are payments on account?
    12:50
  5. 13.
    Can you claim the fifth Self-Employment grant ?
    13:14
  6. 14.
    Social enterprise and Community Interest Companies
    12:50
  7. 15.
    When and how to complete form W-8BEN-E
    11:40
  8. 16.
    Why you need to complete US form W8
    11:05
  9. 17.
    Six steps to managing your cashflow
    10:11
  10. 18.
    How different is cash to profits ?
    7:28
  11. 19.
    Why should you get your tax return in early?
    10:55
  12. 20.
    Three ways to change your attitude to money
    10:52
  13. 21.
    Seven tips to increase your profits
    9:13
  14. 22.
    When should your business borrow money ?
    13:31
  15. 23.
    Should you pay off your business debt?
    11:32
  16. 24.
    Whats the best business structure to save tax?
    13:51
  17. 25.
    How to decide which type of company is right for you?
    10:15
  18. 26.
    What pricing strategy is right for your business?
    16:06
  19. 27.
    Your tax and status situation with your company
    18:06
  20. 28.
    How the 2021 Budget affects your business
    18:01
  21. 29.
    How you calculate your pricing rates
    21:05
  22. 30.
    Why Gross Profit is a big deal for your Business
    15:05
  23. 31.
    Why Working Capital is Important for Your Business
    15:24
  24. 32.
    How to Diagnose Business Failure
    11:19
  25. 33.
    Why Your Business May Fail
    10:01
  26. 34.
    What is your Profit for Tax
    11:50
  27. 35.
    How you should Budget for your Tax Bill
    11:49
  28. 36.
    How to Build your Business Resilience - Part Two
    11:30
  29. 37.
    How to Build your Business Resilience - Part One
    11:33
  30. 38.
    Your Money Mindset in your Business
    9:07
  31. 39.
    What is VAT reverse charging ?
    13:06
  32. 40.
    Trust in Business
    10:39
  33. 41.
    VAT & Your business in a post Brexit world
    18:00
  34. 42.
    How Brexit affects your business
    20:54
  35. 43.
    Third Grant Self-Employed Conditions
    16:00
  36. 44.
    Three Steps to Successful Charity Mergers
    10:54
  37. 45.
    Five things when selling your business
    0:59
  38. 46.
    A need to know about Selling your Business
    13:43
  39. 47.
    Buying your car through your business
    12:25
  40. 48.
    Saving Tax with Company Benefits
    15:25
  41. 49.
    Job Support Scheme and Planning
    12:37
  42. 50.
    Why you need your business plan
    13:15

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