Training

The Importance Of Internal Accounting Controls

On March 3rd, 2016, posted in: Accounting, Security, Training by 0 Comment

If you are a business owner with fewer than 100 employees you may be more vulnerable to internal theft than a larger organization. The reason for this is not as many small business owners have the internal accounting controls in place like larger organizations do. As a small business owner you need to put some..

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Reduce Employee Turnover

On December 3rd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

Every business owner knows that employee turnover can negatively impact your business’s bottom line. If you’re running a business like my virtual accounting business, hiring the best possible employees is crucial to your business and its bottom line and to the happiness of your clients. High turnover means loss of productivity. It means you will..

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Power and Tenderness as Leadership Qualities

On October 8th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As the owner of a virtual accounting business I have a staff of virtual accountants. We are not all in the same office or even the same state. I’ve found that business leaders need to balance both power and tenderness if they want to get the best out of their teams. Regardless of whether you’re..

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First Time Business Owner Tips

On June 25th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Training by 0 Comment

When you’re looking into becoming a business owner, the amount of information and advice you receive can be mind-boggling. As a serial entrepreneur myself, I understand! As the owner of a virtual accounting firm I come across many individuals who want to be in business for themselves and I applaud their initiative! Here are some..

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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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Is Your Business Ready To Grow?

On November 13th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

We’re in the midst of gathering resumes because we’re hiring a new accounting associate. The continued growth of our virtual accounting business is due to strategic planning and diligent adherence to ethical practices and stellar customer service. If your business is teetering on the edge of growth, here are some measures you should have in..

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Leaders Inspire With a Positive Attitude

On July 31st, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As a leader or business owner you need to project a positive attitude. In my role as owner of a virtual accounting firm I have frequent interactions with my team and our clients. Even if I am having a bad day, I need to gather myself and project positivity. Why? You lead by example. If..

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Always Strive For Customer Delight

On April 10th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

As the owner of a virtual accounting practice I am well aware that it takes more effort to find a new client than it does to keep a current one. We always strive for customer delight and with keeping clients in our “client family.” If you have employees, you likely realize that they are the..

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Public Speaking Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

On March 13th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

Public speaking is a great way to spread the word about who you are and what you do without having to walk around a networking event handing out business cards to would-be clients. Speaking to a group of people in your target market (in my case, small business owners) or those in an industry that..

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What Is Your Management Style?

On January 2nd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As the owner of a virtual accounting business, I am unable to have face-to-face interactions in a physical office setting with my staff. Yes, we have Skype conferences, but it isn’t the same as being able to walk over to their desk and have a conversation. Owning a virtual business is both a challenge and..

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