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Immediate Opening: PT FC Bookkeeper Work From Home

On January 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Job opportunities by 0 Comment

The Accountant’s Office, LLC, a well-established, respected, award-winning firm, has an immediate opening for an Accounting Associate. The Accounting Associate position is:   Permanent part-time bookkeeper working from home (Not a scam — no $ investment involved!) Average 20 – 30 hours per week with occasional bursts to 35 hours per week Primary responsibility will..

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Bright and Shiny!

On December 30th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

The new year is here. It’s a fresh start; a new chance. Several years ago I learned a phrase that works well for any new year, new month, new week, or new day. It’s my New Year’s gift to you. Today is a clean slate: a new day with no mistakes on it. I encourage..

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The Best Gift Ever!

On December 23rd, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 2 Comments

This special, magical time of year is cause for celebration. Don’t let commercialization make you forget the reason for the season. You don’t have to buy gifts to celebrate. The best gift is YOU! Say something unexpected to brighten someone’s day The music of your laughter is one of the sweetest sounds ever Share the..

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Effective Email Communication

On December 18th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

When is the last time you picked up the phone and called a client or colleague? Chances are, if you need to get in touch with them, you simply dash off an email. I’d written last week about effective business habits and communication skills were key. I wanted to expand a bit on that today because..

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No Flashing Lights Attached

On December 16th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Driving home in the dark the other night, I was grateful for the flashing lights set out alongside some road work that alerted me not to drive into a ditch. The thought came to me that it would be nice if all dangers we face had flashing lights. Unfortunately that isn’t the case with many..

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3 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

On December 11th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Every entrepreneur wants to be successful, but not all of them are. Some are simply unwilling to do what it takes on a daily basis to achieve success. Here are the three habits I feel have been most valuable to me in my virtual accounting business: Set daily priorities. In business, you cannot simply drift..

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Don’t Look Now!

On December 9th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

My mother is almost 95-years-old and her mind is still sharp. She passed along some advice to me that I want to share with you. Some of us (including me!) get stressed out driving in traffic. This can be especially true if you’re supposed to be somewhere by a certain time. Hopefully you’re leaving with..

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Enhance Your Business Success

On December 4th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Successful business owners do what it takes to be successful. In my virtual accounting business these are the three things I’ve found to do the most to enhance our firm’s success: Treat your employees well. Whether you have virtual employees, as I do, or if they work in your office, they are the backbone of..

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Will It End Well?

On December 2nd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

We’re down to the last few weeks of 2014. For those of us who set goals for this year, now is a good time to be looking at them again. You’ll be in one of three places: You’ve reached your goals for 2014. If so, great! The question now is: How far can you exceed..

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Thank You!

On November 25th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing, Productivity by 2 Comments

They are two simple, common words. But how often do you hear them? This little expression of gratitude is sadly missing so often in our busy lives today. Here’s my challenge to you today: See if you can find 10 people today to say,  “Thank you” to. They don’t have to do big, grandiose things..

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