What Does Your Marketing Need Now?

On July 3rd, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

In my business as a virtual accountant I work with clients who have businesses from a wide variety of industries all across the country. I’ve found that successful business owners have one common trait – they regularly review their marketing and business growth plans. When is the last time you reviewed yours? Here are three..

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Are You A Leader?

On April 24th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

I’ve written before about leadership and management style but it is a topic that as the owner of a virtual accounting office and as a serial entrepreneur that is near and dear to my heart. Leadership skills and the ability to lead are traits successful entrepreneurs embody. We have to because we are the captains of..

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Creating Change

On April 22nd, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Is there something in your life you’d like to change? Maybe it’s a habit you want to break, a new skill you want to develop, or health and fitness you want to restore. I doubt there is even one of us who are satisfied with all areas of our lives. Change is growth and that’s..

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Redefining Failure

On April 15th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 1 Comment

Failure isn’t the end of the world. The effects of failure have been vastly exaggerated! When we fail to meet a goal we’ve simply found a way that doesn’t work or a timeframe that is unreasonable. More damaging than failure itself is the fear of failure. Fear can paralyze us and even keep us from..

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Is It a Gift?

On March 11th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

How do you view delay? For example, say you’re meeting someone at a scheduled place and time, but at the last minute find out they’re running late. How do you take the news? Are you irritated and upset? Or do you bounce with the news? Do you think to yourself, it’s a great time to..

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Time Saving Tips for Small Business Owners

On March 6th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Awards, Productivity by 0 Comment

As an entrepreneur do you sometimes wonder where the day went? Do you find yourself putting too much time into mundane tasks that aren’t advancing your business goals? In my virtual accounting office I’m often juggling many projects during the course of the day, not to mention the ding-ding-ding of emails arriving. If I didn’t..

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Are You Single or Multi?

On February 18th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

We live in a busy, busy world! When you look at the pace of life, it’s much faster than it was just 20 years ago. To accomplish more, many people practice multi-tasking. But is that wise? Would single-mindedness serve us better in the long run? Let’s compare. Single-minded: You are focused on one thing You..

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Break It!

On November 13th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

If you’re like me and love what you do, you may sometimes forget to take a break from it. I’m talking about a real disconnect, not just working from a different location. Leaving your work behind has so many benefits that you can’t afford not to do it. The specifics: What? Not an afternoon off,..

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What Do You Do Daily?

On October 30th, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Routine is a word that sometimes has a negative connotation. Doing something day in and day out can sound dull and boring. But really it can be just the opposite. There is power in a daily routine! What you do every day becomes something you do well. It soon comes naturally and you miss it..

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Easy As A, B, C!

On January 2nd, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Do you sometimes make things more difficult than they really are? I know that sometimes I do! But it doesn’t have to be that way. Deciding what is worthy of your time is one of those things that is simpler than we may think. In fact, it’s as easy as A, B, C! Rank every..

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