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Are You a Solution Provider?

On August 11th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Many businesses are looking to grow. To do so they are re-evaluating the way they have always done business and they are looking for solutions to their problems. Position yourself not as a salesperson but as a Solution Provider. The emphasis is subtle but important. It’s all about them, not about you, your product or..

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Need to Get Your Brain in Gear? Move Your Body!

On August 4th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Do you get the late afternoon slumps when you can’t seem to think straight, let alone creatively? There is scientific study behind the fact that if you alternate using both sides of your body, it will stimulate your mind. Here’s an example: Stand straight. Bring your left knee up and your right elbow down until..

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Play It Again, Sam!

On July 21st, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

It’s summer time! For many businesses, their business slows down and “the living is easy.” For The Accountant’s Office, business has speeded up! (A nice problem to have and I know we are blessed!) Already this year we have had more inquiries for our virtual accounting service and more new bill pay clients than we..

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Tame Your Email Inbox

On June 30th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

This is a challenge for everyone! Email is both a blessing and a curse for business owners, don’t you agree? It’s a blessing in the fact that you can dash off a quick message regardless of the time. You can also conduct a lot of your business through email if necessary and sometimes it does..

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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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Don’t Sabotage Productivity with Procrastination

On June 18th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Are you a chronic procrastinator? If you’re not chronic, but find yourself procrastinating, do you know why? For some it’s because a task on the to-do list seems either too daunting or too boring. Did you know, though, that procrastinating on a task only makes it loom larger and sap your energy? It’s true! If..

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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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Win New Clients

On June 9th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

I have been blessed, in my virtual accounting firm, this year to have brought in several new clients. Many of these were from word of mouth referrals from satisfied clients. I cannot stress highly enough the importance of referrals and client testimonials as it relates to gaining new clients. If you find you’re struggling to..

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Three Productivity Facts For Entrepreneurs

On June 2nd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

If you spend so much of your time reading about productivity that your own productivity suffers, you are not alone! Many entrepreneurs are looking for ways to “get it all done.” I sometimes find myself in that boat when managing my virtual accounting office. Here are three productivity facts that are both quick to read..

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Update Your Bios

On May 28th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

As business owners we get so immersed in working IN our business that we may not spend enough time working ON our business. One way you can work on your business that might amp up your client base is by giving your social media bios aka profiles a once-over. When is the last time you..

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