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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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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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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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The Long and Short of It

On November 18th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

It’s been three years since I’ve done an eNews or eZine. I remember when I’d write three articles each month and match them with photos or graphics. Then there was the time I spent trying to figure out how to get it all put together to balance out space-wise. I used to really stress out..

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Thanks for Your Service!

On November 11th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Today is Veteran’s Day. We honor those who serve and have served in the military along with their families who also serve. It reminds us that there are many forms of service. Some are more dangerous than others, but all are necessary to keep our country safe. In a similar manner, there are a multitude..

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Did You Ever Forget?

On November 4th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 4 Comments

I can’t begin to tell you how many times I’ve gotten off an important call with a client or prospect and immediately thought, “Oh, my gosh, I forgot to tell them…” And whatever it was I forgot was important! So what are my options? I can call them back (which is really difficult if there..

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Who Do You Trust?

On October 28th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Trust is the basis of all good relationships. In his book, The Speed of Trust, Stephen M. R. Covey says that trust is “The one thing that changes everything!” It takes time to establish a trusting relationship whether it be a business relationship or a personal one, but it is so worth it. In fact,..

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Are You Running on Empty?

On October 21st, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Are you giving yourself what you need to operate at your best? If your body or spirit needs something to function well, get it. It would be unwise to deprive yourself of something you need. That would be the equivalent of expecting your car to run without gasoline. Make sure you have these fuels: Sleep..

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What’s Your Personal Speed Limit?

On October 14th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

We all have a velocity at which we are most effective. Knowing yourself well means you know how to work at the speed you are most effective. No one speed is better than the others. A slow velocity does NOT mean ineffective or unproductive. It simply means you approach life at a more relaxed pace...

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