Productivity

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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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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Entrepreneurs: Stress Management Tips

On November 20th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

As an entrepreneur stress may be a part of your daily life. There are times it may feel more stressful to be at the helm of my virtual accounting firm, but the rewards far outweigh any drawbacks. If the stressors of the day feel a bit too much to bear, here are tips for managing..

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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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Traits Successful Business Owners Possess

On October 30th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

While I don’t believe in labeling people or things, when it comes to entrepreneurs, there are several common traits they all possess. What traits make up a great business owner? Here are a few: They inspire their staff through their own vision and the strategy they have in place for success. They have a clear..

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Fourth Quarter is Here and 2014 is Almost Gone!

On October 23rd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 1 Comment

If you’re a small business owner, now is the time to evaluate your progress towards your annual goals and form a strategic plan for the remaining months of the year. Whether you take a few hours, a half-day, or a full day away from the office, here are some areas of your business you may..

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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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Make the Most Out of Conference Attendance

On October 17th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

As I’m preparing to speak at the Arizona Women Business Owners Day of Empowerment, I wanted to pass along some tips to help you make the most of your attendance at this conference and other events you attend. (Scroll to the bottom for registration information and enter the code WVW1014 for a special discount!) When..

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