Accounting

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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Will It End Well?

On December 2nd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

We’re down to the last few weeks of 2014. For those of us who set goals for this year, now is a good time to be looking at them again. You’ll be in one of three places: You’ve reached your goals for 2014. If so, great! The question now is: How far can you exceed..

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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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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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Putting the 5 Steps of a Sale in Play

On November 6th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

When you made the decision to go into business for yourself, chances are you had a particular area of expertise on which you were going to focus. You likely never thought of having to become a salesperson, right? As a business owner, if you’re not making sales or have someone else doing that for you,..

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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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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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