Wonder Why You’re Not Making Money?

On January 31st, 2012, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

In this country, only the U.S. Mint makes money, the rest of us have to earn it. When it seems that money is not flowing to you as quickly or easily as you want, it could be because you are lacking one vital element: clarity. Clarity attracts money! Here are a few things you need..

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Are You Ready For New gTLDs and the Planned Internet Changes?

On January 5th, 2012, posted in: Accounting, Security by 0 Comment

In an article by Maria Crimi Speth she writes about the “Generic top level domains,” (gTLDs). The article explains:   In 2012, we may not see the end of the world, but we will see the end of the Internet world as we know it.  Currently, there are roughly two dozen generic top level domains known..

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Arizona New Minimum Wage

On December 29th, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

The minimum wage for Arizona employees increases to $7.65 effective January 1, 2012. This is an increase of .30 cents per hour. It is the result of a cost-of-living formula tied to consumer prices and inflation. Employers should be aware of this and discuss the changes with their Phoenix accountant.

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Do You Have All Your W9s?

On December 22nd, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

In January business all across America will be preparing Form 1099s to send to their vendors. To know which vendors to send 1099s to, they need to have a Form W9 from them first. The IRS released a new updated version of Form W9 in December 2011. Click here to download it.   Many business owners..

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Are You in a Rut?

On December 13th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Times like this are definitely not the time to get stuck in a rut. It’s amazing what some business owners are doing. They are trying lots of new things and their businesses are exploding! Yes, businesses are growing in this economy! If your business isn’t growing, ask yourself a few questions: Do you need to..

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Do You Need the Taxpayer Advocate?

On December 1st, 2011, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

Have you been trying to work out something with the IRS and they just don’t “get it”? They don’t understand what you are telling them? What tax statute you’re trying to use. When you’ve about come to the end of your rope, when repeated requests have been made but not complied with, when they tell..

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Looking for a Special Gift for Your Clients?

On November 24th, 2011, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

A customized version of the book Biz-Tips: 30 Quick Tips to Make You More Effective in Your Business is a perfect holiday or thank you gift for your clients. Contact about getting customized books with your company logo on the cover and a special greeting from your leadership inside. For standard copies click here..

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Can You Cut Yourself Some Slack?

On November 8th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Are you a perfectionist like me? If so, when you don’t do something on time and perfect, you’re probably disappointed in yourself. (Was that word too mild?!) Consider this: It’s okay to not always do things perfectly. Most of the time your world won’t come to an end! Sometimes “good enough” is good enough; sometimes..

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The Power of a Handshake

On November 3rd, 2011, posted in: Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

You may not know it but a good handshake can make or break the first impression you make on a business acquaintance. To succeed in business, you need to focus on handshake etiquette and manners.

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Are You Speaking Their Language?

On October 25th, 2011, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Acronyms can mean different things to different people. I’m speaking to CSP on Nov 4th – that’s California Staffing Professionals. But to me as a speaker, CSP has always meant Certified Speaking Professional. It’s the same letters, but an entirely different meaning.

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