Since cash flow woes are a start-ups worst enemy, small business owners can’t afford to be ignorant about the basics of finance.

Millionaire investor and “Shark Tank” star Robert Herjavec says the number-one key to growth is to become fluent in the language of accounting and finance-;revenue, profit, cost of goods sold, etc.-;so you can truly understand your income and expenses. This will help you see where you need to cut and invest to grow your business.