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Kitchen Utensil Manufacturer Taken to the Cleaners

Following the installation of new hardware and software, growing doubts about the viability of the business prompt the CEO to ask for help.

I had just finished speaking to a group of business executives and was packing my computer prior to catching a taxi to the airport when one of the CEOs, Brian, tapped me on the shoulder.

“Would you have time to speak with the accountant at my plant?” he asked.

The time was 11:30 a.m. “I really need to be at the airport by 12:30 to catch the my flight out,” I replied with a sympathetic smile.

“Well, the plant is on the way. If you could just spare 20 minutes, ...

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