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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Your 5 Words

On July 8th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Have you ever tried to describe your personal philosophy about life in just five words? It’s a challenging exercise. Could you do it? I picked my five words over 20 years ago. They are: Live – Really experience life; don’t just exist Love – That’s why we were created Laugh – Life’s too short not..

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Is Your Business Teetering on Growth?

On June 19th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

There comes a time in most every business owner’s life when he/she needs to decide, “Is my business ready to take the next step toward growth?” I know that during my 13 years of owning a virtual accounting office we have experienced growing pains and we learned some valuable lessons from them. Learning makes them..

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Shout It Out!

On June 10th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Have you noticed there always seems to be more bad news than good? So if you have good news, by all means share it! The rest of us are encouraged by it. Here are just a few ways you can share your news: Tell the newspapers; they love having positive news to print  Add it..

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Brainstorm and Sprout Ideas

On June 3rd, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Together we are better than any one of us is individually. I love brainstorming with my team. They come up with such great ideas! I know that the systems we’ve designed and used for the last 13 years are sound, but my team is filled with smart individuals who know how to make them even..

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Lessons Learned From Mom

On May 15th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

This past Sunday we celebrated Mother’s Day. When it comes to the teacher of great life lessons, we can all likely agree that our Moms were our first (and perhaps) our best teachers. As we move into adulthood and business ownership, there are some life lessons that we can put into place that would be..

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What’s Your Focal Point?

On April 29th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Have you ever watched a ballerina spin? She keeps bringing her eyes back to a focal point that keeps her steady and balanced. Many times our circumstances are in flux and the world seems to be spinning around us. If you gaze at your circumstances, you’ll become confused and dizzy. Just like the ballerina, you..

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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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