Productivity

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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Easy-To-Implement Expense Tracking Processes for Entrepreneurs

On October 9th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

As a virtual accounting firm, we work with solopreneurs, mid-sized company owners and everything in between. We are finding is that in today’s economy that many people are making the leap from employee to entrepreneur. If you’re an entrepreneur, you need implement ways to track your expenses. While this is not a complete list of..

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Default or Override?

On October 7th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Just like our computer and the software on it, we have our own default settings. When we get in difficult or challenging situations, those defaults may not serve us well. Should you use your default or should you override? Know your defaults. Where are the areas in which you’re always vulnerable? Do you interrupt, get..

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The Benefit of a Business Card

On October 2nd, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Do you still hand out business cards? Do you accept business cards from potential colleagues when you meet them at a networking event? While some people believe the business card is dead, there are still other business professionals who feel their business card is a great “takeaway” from a meeting. Even though we have a..

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Are You Addicted to Activity?

On September 25th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

There is so much busyness in business and in life. With all our electronic gadgets we are accessible 24/7 and if we aren’t, the people trying to reach us often become frustrated. The constant activity scatters our energy and makes us less effective at everything we do. In our performance-driven world our typical response is..

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Don’t Be A Social Media Leech

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

What does that headline mean? Have you ever “friended” or “followed” someone on a social media platform only to find out all they talk about is their business and how you can make a purchase from or work with them? That is a type of social media leech. Many business owners forget that social media..

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Is Your Business FIT?

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

Being physically fit is something that every entrepreneur should strive for, but you also need to make sure the business itself is FIT. What does that mean? In our virtual accounting business being FIT means: F – Focus on results. Don’t be shortsighted and grab for the first, closest or easiest solution to a project...

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Which One are You?

On August 26th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 1 Comment

Over the years in working with hundreds of business owners all across the country, I’ve discovered there are two types of business owners: the lone rangers and the team players. Lone Rangers: Think they have to learn to do every aspect of their business Research issues on the internet to try to come up with..

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Get Your Financial House in Order

On August 21st, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Security by 0 Comment

As a virtual accountant our office is virtually paper-free. We help our clients to be the same by sending their reports and other documents to them through our encrypted portal. What can you do to clean your financial clutter? Here are a few items to consider: Invest in a shredder. This is not only a..

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Do You Have a Right Hand?

On August 19th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

One of the smartest business decisions I made early in my business was to hire an administrative assistant. At the time I didn’t think I could afford it financially.  I quickly found that my increased productivity meant more clients which meant more revenue. I was doing the things that only I could do, enjoying what..

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