productivity

‘Rules’ Solopreneurs Should Live By

On February 25th, 2016, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to the “rules” of running a business. There are, however some tried and true methods that entrepreneurs who have gone before you have found helpful in growing their businesses. What can you do to be a successful solopreneur? Here are a few tips: Understand what you want your..

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Grow Up!

On February 16th, 2016, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Life happens and sometimes you just have to deal with it. We’ve all had things happen that we didn’t plan would, we didn’t want or we didn’t expect. Maybe you lost a big client or contract, had a key employee leave or suffered a health setback. How do you deal with it? Learn the lesson;..

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Reduce Employee Turnover

On December 3rd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

Every business owner knows that employee turnover can negatively impact your business’s bottom line. If you’re running a business like my virtual accounting business, hiring the best possible employees is crucial to your business and its bottom line and to the happiness of your clients. High turnover means loss of productivity. It means you will..

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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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Changed Thinking Changes Everything!

On August 25th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Does your brain ever get stuck believing something that isn’t true? “I’m not good enough or smart enough.” “I’m too short or too tall or too fat or too thin.” “I’m not enough or I’m too much.” “That will be too hard for me to do.” On one level you may know it is not..

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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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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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Leave White Space In Your Calendar

On May 7th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Now that tax season is over, I can fill my calendar with white space. What is white space? It’s time in your calendar where you can take a breath, kick back and relax – even if it’s only for 15 minutes at a time. Remember, it’s not about quantity of time filled into your calendar,..

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