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Will It End Well?

On December 2nd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

We’re down to the last few weeks of 2014. For those of us who set goals for this year, now is a good time to be looking at them again. You’ll be in one of three places: You’ve reached your goals for 2014. If so, great! The question now is: How far can you exceed..

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Thank You!

On November 25th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing, Productivity by 2 Comments

They are two simple, common words. But how often do you hear them? This little expression of gratitude is sadly missing so often in our busy lives today. Here’s my challenge to you today: See if you can find 10 people today to say,  “Thank you” to. They don’t have to do big, grandiose things..

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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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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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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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Default or Override?

On October 7th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Just like our computer and the software on it, we have our own default settings. When we get in difficult or challenging situations, those defaults may not serve us well. Should you use your default or should you override? Know your defaults. Where are the areas in which you’re always vulnerable? Do you interrupt, get..

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Is It True?

On September 30th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

If you see it on the internet it must be true, right? We all know that’s false, but how much of what else we’re exposed to is false? When we treat a falsehood as if it was real, we head down a path we should never be on. Two vital areas to examine: Your thoughts..

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Who’s Guiding You?

On September 16th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Being a business owner can, at times, be a daunting responsibility. We’re responsible to our clients to deliver the great service or product we promised them, to our employees to provide a safe and stable work environment, and to provide for our family.  If we have shareholders, we want to make sure they have a..

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Is This Seed Time Or Harvest?

On September 9th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Farmers in many parts of the country are gearing up for the fall harvest season. As small business owners, we’d like it to always be harvest time, wouldn’t we? Hopefully is always it. But harvest never happens without seed time first. Now is the perfect time to plant seeds. What are you doing to “seed”..

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Which One are You?

On August 26th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 1 Comment

Over the years in working with hundreds of business owners all across the country, I’ve discovered there are two types of business owners: the lone rangers and the team players. Lone Rangers: Think they have to learn to do every aspect of their business Research issues on the internet to try to come up with..

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