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How Were You Blessed this Year?

On November 16th, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

With the economy slow to recover and the elections recently behind us, blessings are just not getting any press time. Sometimes we need to be encouraged to think about the ways that we have been blessed. Before you can be thankful, you need to be “thinkful.” (My new word: Spell Check didn’t know it either.)..

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It Could Happen to You…

On November 4th, 2010, posted in: E-News by 1 Comment

…It Happened to Debbie! While trying to get a mortgage for her first home, Debbie found out that her credit was bad. So bad, in fact, that she couldn’t qualify for a mortgage! How could this be? She was a well-paid nurse who made a good salary and didn’t spend a lot. How could her..

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Who’s on Our Team? Patricia Drain

On October 28th, 2010, posted in: E-News by 2 Comments

Patricia Drain is Carolyn’s long-time friend and mentor.  The owner of Big Business Vision, Patricia is passionate about helping people learn how to think bigger and expand their businesses while having the life that they want to live. It includes private coaching, a mastermind group, teleseminars and multi-day group conferences.  Patricia should know how –..

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Who is Good at What You are Not?

On October 21st, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

Having a well functioning team is vital to your success. Determining what talents, skills and mind-set are needed is a vital first step in designing your Dream Team. I am blessed to have great people on my team whose strengths fill in for my weaknesses. My Accounting Manager, Marcia Benincasa, is super detail-oriented, does great..

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Are You Out of Your Mind?

On October 19th, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

Or at least working in the “wrong side” of your brain When we are doing something that comes natural to us, we’re in the flow. Things go smoothly. We are productive. We feel in control.  We rock! When left-brain people like me try to do right-brain activities, the result is stress.  Please don’t ask me..

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How to Recognize a Great Team

On September 30th, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

They … Truly care about one another: teams that don’t bond can’t build Know what’s important: have a common goal and purpose Communicate with one another: let each other know what’s going on Play nice: say “please” and “thank you” Always remember: teams win or lose together

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What Makes a Good Story?

On September 23rd, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

It’s not about you! I know that’s hard to hear but it’s true. The story needs to be centered on why someone would want to know about this. So our story wasn’t just about the award. It was about the fact that this was the first national SBA Enterprise Award ever given to a woman..

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Shhh! It’s a Secret!!

On September 21st, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

I remember back over 9 years ago when I first started The Accountant’s Office. I sent an email out to all my friends and contacts with an announcement about my new venture. I didn’t even think about sending out a press release. So I was thrilled when I got an email back from my friend..

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It Could Happen to You…

On September 9th, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

…Like it Happened to Sarah Sarah was married to a wonderful man, a former CPA, who took care of all things financial. She never had to do anything except write checks to her housekeeper and at the beauty parlor. Her husband managed their extensive investments, paid all the bills and handled all the taxes. We..

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Working “On” Your Business, Not “In” Your Business

On August 23rd, 2010, posted in: E-News by 0 Comment

I just got back from an awesome trip to beautiful Missoula, Montana, to meet with my mentor, Patricia Drain of Big Business Vision, our Inner Circle Master Mind group and other business owners who were ready to take their business to a higher level. Lots of people had breakthroughs on how to achieve things that..

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