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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Push Your Business Toward Success

On August 28th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Portfolio by 0 Comment

I’ve written about success recently. If success to you means growing your business, here are a few tips I have employed to create momentum in my virtual accounting business. I think they just might help you as well! What can you do to gain momentum toward business growth? Spend the time necessary. Most entrepreneurs don’t..

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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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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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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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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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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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You’re Free!

On July 1st, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

As we get ready to celebrate the 4th of July and the freedoms that we’re blessed to have in this country, sometimes we need to remind ourselves we really are free. Have you noticed sometimes we don’t talk that way? We say things, if only to ourselves, like “I have to…” or “I really should…”..

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Take Time to Clear the Clutter

On June 26th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

I look at mid-year as a time to re-evaluate my business goals as well as clearing any clutter that may have accumulated since the beginning of the year. Because I own a virtual accounting office and we are paperless, I don’t usually have too much clutter, but there is the one nagging pile that’s accumulating..

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Are You Up, Down or Upside Down?

On June 24th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Sometimes you’re UP. Sometimes you’re DOWN. Sometimes you’re UPSIDE DOWN! Try to be the first two and not the last! When you’re UP, you’re on your game. You’re full of energy and working effectively. For most of us, much of the time we’re UP. When you’re DOWN, you’re in resting mode. For some of us,..

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