Common Sense (or Lack of It) in the Airline Industry

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks at common sense (or lack of It) in the airline industry. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer private money lending, hard money loans and real estate loans in Seattle and other cities across the Pacific Northwest: Every business, no matter what industry, has some sort of management system, rules and regulations, satisfied or disgruntled employees and of course, customers, clients or consumers. And how each company deals with these constituents often determines the success of the business. Some companies, like airlines, have continuing union battles. How do employees behave when there is a battle between their representatives […]


Protecting Your Company’s Social Media Profile

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks at the importance of protecting your company’s social media profile. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer private money lending, hard money loans and real estate loans in Seattle and other cities across the Pacific Northwest: The social media outrage cycle hit United Airlines this week. The airline first faced backlash after it barred a 10-year-old pass holder from boarding a flight due to the fact she was wearing leggings. Pass holders are given to “employees or to travelers using a United Airlines perk – often called a buddy pass” – that allows friends and family of employees to […]


The Dangers of Micromanagement

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks at the dangers of micromanagement and employee turnover within organizations. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer private money lending and real estate loans in Seattle and other cities across the Pacific Northwest: In looking at organizations we have worked with, we have learned one thing that repeatedly causes organizations to fail: the turnover of quality people. People don’t leave bad companies, they leave bad bosses; they don’t leave flawed organizational structures or abandon lousy products or technology, they leave flawed leadership. No matter how brilliant an organization’s products and/or services may be, if management is […]


Become Fluent in “Bankanese” to Help Your Business Thrive

In January, Al Davis and Bill Lawrence of Revitalization Partners were featured in the Sound Financial Bites podcast hosted by Paul Adams, CEO of Sound Financial Group. The episode, entitled “Speaking Bankanese,” teaches listeners the importance of understanding how banks communicate in order to save companies money and optimize businesses. Revitalization Partners has worked with companies that are thriving and focused on maximizing profits and future potential sales as well as companies in distress who have toxic banking relationships and need help creating value in their business. In both circumstances, Al and Bill stress that it is of utmost importance for business owners to comprehend the way banks speak and why. If a business owner can master this, they can […]


Managing Expectations When Hiring a Consultant

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks the importance of managing expectations when hiring a consultant for your company. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer hard money loans in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and real estate loans in Seattle and cities across the Pacific Northwest: Although hiring an outside consultant can be beneficial to a company, for every success story, there are many other clients whose projects have failed because they bring in the wrong consulting group, or a consultant with a mismatched set of expectations. So, how does a company avoid this problem? The first step […]


The Difference Between Finance and Accounting

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks at the difference between finance and accounting. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer hard money loans in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and real estate loans in Seattle and cities across the Pacific Northwest. Let us know what you think, so we can continue to provide you with quality information for operating your business: In our practice, we often talk with companies that are seeking investment and/or debt advice. Many of these companies have an accounting manager or controller who has been assigned the job of talking with a potential investor […]


Why Small Businesses Are Choosing Alternative Financing

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks at why alternative financing is becoming a more popular option among small and mid-sized businesses. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer hard money loans in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and real estate loans in Seattle and cities across the Pacific Northwest. Let us know what you think, so we can continue to provide you with quality information for operating your business: The small and mid-market business lending landscape is undergoing rapid change. According to a 2014 report from Ernst & Young, “Nearly one in five small or mid-sized business reports […]


Small Businesses in a Big Bank Market

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter focuses on how national economic trends impact small banks and businesses. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We fund real estate investments with hard money loans in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Let us know what you think, so we can continue to provide you with quality information for operating your business in the Pacific Northwest: In the Puget Sound Business Journal, an interview with the CEO of Baird, a large multi-national financial institution, has characterized the nature of small business banking as a “disaster.” It was pointed out that one of the unintended […]


The Perception of Risk

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter focuses on key factors related to EBITDA and the Multiple that impact how purchasers or investors perceive a business and its risks. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We fund real estate investments with hard money loans in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Share your thoughts on this blog, so we can continue to provide you with quality information for operating your business in the Pacific Northwest: In the world of mergers and acquisitions, it’s common to hear business owners and their advisors reference a transaction price or investment based on a multiple of […]