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Act Like A Two-Year Old!

On October 20th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Most two-year old children have a small vocabulary and a favorite word: WHY? They accept nothing at first glance and question everything! “That’s the way we’ve always done it” doesn’t satisfy the curiosity of a toddler and it shouldn’t satisfy you either. Not every time, but at least annually, you should explore the concept of..

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That Was Easy!

On September 22nd, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

One of my friends is fond of saying “Nothing is ever easy!” She expects things to be complex, confusing, and filled with difficulties. Guess what? For her, they often are! One of the unwritten laws of life is you get what you expect to get. If you expect problems, you’ll surely find them. Instead why..

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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

On September 15th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Are you like I was? I could take anything and make it complicated! Now I’m learning to let go and keep everything as simple as possible. Here are some simple thoughts: Having a system or pattern helps keep it simple. More simple often means less stress. Simple means you carry less baggage with you. There..

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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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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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Niching Helps Your Business Grow

On May 19th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Did you ever hear the phrase, “You can’t be all things to all people?” That is especially true if you’re an entrepreneur. Why? Because if you try to “do it all” you will not only spread yourself too thin, but you may even negatively impact your business’s bottom line – something that as a virtual..

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Networking Myths Debunked

On March 19th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Lately it has been a rare occasion that I have left my office to attend networking events. We have been so busy with new clients and hiring and training new accounting associates that I’m in the office spinning plates! When I have the time I do enjoy networking events simply because it’s a great way..

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No!

On January 13th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

“No” is a complete sentence. It doesn’t require an explanation. It doesn’t require rationalization. So often we waste time and energy trying to figure out how to avoid things we don’t want to do, shouldn’t be doing, or aren’t called to do. Instead of being decisive, we play games and spend time telling stories. Really,..

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Got Clarity?

On January 6th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Last year I needed new glasses just nine months after I’d just gotten a new prescription filled. I knew that I needed them, because I didn’t have clarity; I simply couldn’t see clearly. Sometimes we won’t have clarity, but we don’t know it. How can that happen? We don’t have accurate information! As most of..

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Bright and Shiny!

On December 30th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

The new year is here. It’s a fresh start; a new chance. Several years ago I learned a phrase that works well for any new year, new month, new week, or new day. It’s my New Year’s gift to you. Today is a clean slate: a new day with no mistakes on it. I encourage..

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