August 2010 Newsletter

Welcome back…I hope most of you have had the ability to stay cool where you can! With our offices in Phoenix, we are no doubt concerned when the Phoenix weather reporters tell us our overnight lows will be 95 degrees! As the year progresses on and the economy...

Dale Espich–The Real Value of Accounting

The Director – December 2009 by Dale Espich (JCG Field Representative) A funeral home owner needs to know much more than just “how we’re doing” at the end of the year. In my 40-plus years of working with funeral directors as a management consultant, I have seen just...

Jim Larkin says:

Dear Tom “…a very sincere “Thank You” for your assistance in talking with the sellers attorney…Your expertise and more importantly, your reputation for fairness was responsible for his change of mind. It is always a pleasure to visit with you.”...

Survey Responses

In Johnson Consulting Group’s recent E-Newsletter, we surveyed funeral professionals regarding their experience in dealing with Alternative Cremation and Burial Business Service Providers (Discount operations). This is what they had to say and some thoughts: Do you...

Brooks Cowles-Tax Cuts Article

by Brooks Cowles (JCG Field Representative) As we predicted last year, 2010 has been a good year for those owners who felt they were close to succession to bump up their timing and go to market. First, and most likely, it continues to look as though capital gains...

Management Performance Improvement

As is with our funeral business management consulting services Management Division, Accounting Division and JCGPerformanceTracker™ program, we think the below top ten strategies should be considered and reviewed within your own firm. All of them follow under our...