Productivity

Tame Your Email Inbox

On June 30th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

This is a challenge for everyone! Email is both a blessing and a curse for business owners, don’t you agree? It’s a blessing in the fact that you can dash off a quick message regardless of the time. You can also conduct a lot of your business through email if necessary and sometimes it does..

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Don’t Sabotage Productivity with Procrastination

On June 18th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Are you a chronic procrastinator? If you’re not chronic, but find yourself procrastinating, do you know why? For some it’s because a task on the to-do list seems either too daunting or too boring. Did you know, though, that procrastinating on a task only makes it loom larger and sap your energy? It’s true! If..

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The Golden Rules of Management

On June 16th, 2015, posted in: Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As a business owner of a virtual accounting firm I know I need to get the most from the people who work for me – especially because we all work remotely from home. Because I take so much time and put so much thought into my hiring processes, the individuals on my team have been..

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Three Productivity Facts For Entrepreneurs

On June 2nd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

If you spend so much of your time reading about productivity that your own productivity suffers, you are not alone! Many entrepreneurs are looking for ways to “get it all done.” I sometimes find myself in that boat when managing my virtual accounting office. Here are three productivity facts that are both quick to read..

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Niching Helps Your Business Grow

On May 19th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Did you ever hear the phrase, “You can’t be all things to all people?” That is especially true if you’re an entrepreneur. Why? Because if you try to “do it all” you will not only spread yourself too thin, but you may even negatively impact your business’s bottom line – something that as a virtual..

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Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs

On May 12th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Whether you’re a start-up or a long-time business owner you need to learn how to pitch yourself and your business. You may need to hone this skill if you’re going to approach an investor and they will want to hear you explain your business and the value it brings. How can you perfect your pitch..

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Leave White Space In Your Calendar

On May 7th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Now that tax season is over, I can fill my calendar with white space. What is white space? It’s time in your calendar where you can take a breath, kick back and relax – even if it’s only for 15 minutes at a time. Remember, it’s not about quantity of time filled into your calendar,..

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Finding Your Ideal Client

On April 28th, 2015, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Our virtual accounting business has been growing consistently and continually over the past several months – something we are very grateful for! But if you’re in a standstill and are looking for ways to grow your business it will help if you have a checklist to let you know who your ideal client is. Take..

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Overcome Your Fears

On April 21st, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Are fears holding you back from business growth or from making the leap into business ownership? Here are ways to combat that fear: Become a trusted resource. If you’re the go-to person in your area of expertise and blog about that or share information on your social media pages, you can step outside of your..

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Before You Hit Send…

On April 7th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Emails! Are they a blessing or a curse? They make communication faster, but people say things in emails they would never say in person. Beyond that, what they do say is often misunderstood. Without the vocal tone and inflection of a live conversation whether on the phone, in person or on Skype, it’s easy to..

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