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Entrepreneurs: Stress Management Tips

On November 20th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

As an entrepreneur stress may be a part of your daily life. There are times it may feel more stressful to be at the helm of my virtual accounting firm, but the rewards far outweigh any drawbacks. If the stressors of the day feel a bit too much to bear, here are tips for managing..

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The Long and Short of It

On November 18th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

It’s been three years since I’ve done an eNews or eZine. I remember when I’d write three articles each month and match them with photos or graphics. Then there was the time I spent trying to figure out how to get it all put together to balance out space-wise. I used to really stress out..

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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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Thanks for Your Service!

On November 11th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Today is Veteran’s Day. We honor those who serve and have served in the military along with their families who also serve. It reminds us that there are many forms of service. Some are more dangerous than others, but all are necessary to keep our country safe. In a similar manner, there are a multitude..

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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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Traits Successful Business Owners Possess

On October 30th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

While I don’t believe in labeling people or things, when it comes to entrepreneurs, there are several common traits they all possess. What traits make up a great business owner? Here are a few: They inspire their staff through their own vision and the strategy they have in place for success. They have a clear..

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Who Do You Trust?

On October 28th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Trust is the basis of all good relationships. In his book, The Speed of Trust, Stephen M. R. Covey says that trust is “The one thing that changes everything!” It takes time to establish a trusting relationship whether it be a business relationship or a personal one, but it is so worth it. In fact,..

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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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Make the Most Out of Conference Attendance

On October 17th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

As I’m preparing to speak at the Arizona Women Business Owners Day of Empowerment, I wanted to pass along some tips to help you make the most of your attendance at this conference and other events you attend. (Scroll to the bottom for registration information and enter the code WVW1014 for a special discount!) When..

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