What’s Your Organizational Style?

On August 14th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 1 Comment

What does your desk look like? Can you see the top of it? Does it look like someone ransacked the place and tossed all of your paperwork all over? Are your employees or your pets if you have a home office afraid to come in lest a stack of paperwork falls on them? If your..

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What Does Success Mean to You?

On August 12th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 1 Comment

Ask 50 people what success means and you’re likely to get 50 different answers. Most people will tell you they want to be successful but they can’t really tell you how they’ll know when they are. If you don’t know what you’re shooting for, how will you know when you’ve hit it? Common success indicators..

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As A Business Leader What Do You Stand For?

On August 8th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Entrepreneurs are a special breed! I know. I’ve been a serial entrepreneur and I celebrated a milestone anniversary recently in my virtual accounting business. Whether you thought about it or not, when you picked up the mantle of business owner, you took on a lot of responsibility, not the least of which is the leadership..

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How Tight is Your Top?

On August 5th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Some people seem to blow their top with the least little bit of provocation. They’re like a pressure cooker with the regulator jiggling madly away. You tread softly around these people because you don’t want to get caught in the fallout when their anger explodes. Almost everyone gets angry from time to time. Being able..

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Leaders Inspire With a Positive Attitude

On July 31st, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As a leader or business owner you need to project a positive attitude. In my role as owner of a virtual accounting firm I have frequent interactions with my team and our clients. Even if I am having a bad day, I need to gather myself and project positivity. Why? You lead by example. If..

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Motivate Your Employees

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

Whether you have employees that work on-site with you or if, like me, you have a virtual accounting team, you need to find ways to keep them motivated and invested in the work they are performing for your business. You don’t have to pull out the checkbook in order to make this happen which is..

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What’s the Most Important Time?

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

Productivity experts will tell you the most important times of the day is the first thing in the morning and the end of day. What you do then will determine to a large extent how productive your day is. First thing in the morning is when you should be focusing on what’s most important to..

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Taking the Pulse of Your Business

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

When did you last revisit your business’s mission and vision statement? These two items can define “who” your business is, what it does, who it serves, and where it provides services, among many other items. If you don’t have a mission or vision statement, now is a great time to develop one and here are..

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Stress Busting Tips for Entrepreneurs

On July 10th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

For many entrepreneurs its go-go-go from the moment they wake up in the morning until the time they fall exhausted into bed at night. Business owners don’t have the luxury of punching a time clock and completely closing the door on business thoughts at the end of the day, but we do have the luxury..

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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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