administrative assistant

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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Want To Be On The White House Panel?

On April 17th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

That was the question that was posed to me recently. Do you want to participate in a White House panel of successful entrepreneurs? Of course, I said “Yes!” So when The White House Business Council held their Urban Economic Forum in Phoenix last week, I was one of the speakers for the workshop on “Accelerating..

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Do You Think Scarcity?

On March 6th, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

The economy hasn’t been the greatest lately and many have to do more with less – sometimes much less. The natural instinct is to focus on the scarcity. When you think scarcity, you tend manifest more of it. There is just one little letter difference between scarce and scare. Could it be that when you..

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Is There a Pause Button in Your Life?

On November 22nd, 2011, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Are you, like me, one of those people who lives life at 90 miles per hour? It seems that there is always something to do or someplace to go or someone to talk to. There is so much busyness in business! Where is the time to pause, to reflect, and to rest? I discovered this..

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Avoid Employee Turnover: Hire With Caution

On July 7th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Employers are as concerned about hiring properly as they are with obtaining the best employee for a job. In order to do a good job of hiring, it is important to remember that using the job requirements and consistency in the hiring process will not only yield the best results, but will also provide protection for the employer from charges of inconsistent or discriminatory hiring practices.

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How Can You Expand Your Horizons?

On May 10th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

What’s the benefit of life-long learning? It not only enriches your life, it makes you more interesting and stimulating to be around. If we all share, we all grow.

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What is Your Strategy?

On March 31st, 2011, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

So many business owners are struggling with all the different hats they are wearing trying to make their businesses successful.

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Who Else Can Do What You Are About to Do?

On March 29th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

I know we all work hard, but life’s too short not to have fun! Even our work should be fun. When you are overwhelmed, it’s not fun!

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How Do We Follow Up?

On December 28th, 2010, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

If you have just met me recently, you know how we follow up with new contacts. If we’ve know each other for a while, here is our system: Business cards go to my Administrative Assistant who… Puts them in my ACT database and our Constant Contact distribution list and… Sends them my bio video so..

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Don’t Do It! Delegate It!

On June 8th, 2010, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Part of my administrative assistant’s job description is to figure out what I am doing that she can do for me. Doing anything administrative is not the highest and best use of my time. But if I’m not careful, I find myself slipping back into it. So I regularly review my “Have Holly Do It”..

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