productivity

Get More Done Everyday

On April 23rd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 1 Comment

Now that April 15 has come and gone, we in the virtual accounting world, can take a breath and relax for a day or two! Tax time is crunch time for us and in that time, some of our “regular” tasks may get pushed to the bottom of the to-do list. Now that we can..

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Cut Yourself Some Slack!

On February 17th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Sometimes there simply isn’t enough time to get everything done! That’s a tough lesson for most Type A, high D, driving entrepreneurs like me. In times like that, you just have to cut yourself some slack. I’ve always said if you don’t do it well, you aren’t the best person on your team to do..

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Intention vs Attention

On January 27th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Call them goals or call them intentions, most of us started off the year hoping and  planning things would be different / better this year. That we would be better at __________________ (you fill in the blank). We’re more than three weeks into the year; as Dr. Phil says, “How’s that working out for you?”..

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Do You Have What It Takes to Lead?

On January 15th, 2015, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Along with a new year comes the new opportunity to start an entrepreneurial endeavor! If you’ve decided that 2015 is the year you will achieve the goal of business ownership, you need to ask yourself this tough question, “Do I have what it takes to lead?” Whether you will be a company of one or..

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New Year, New Goals

On January 8th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Do you look at a new year as an “in with the new out with the old” mentality? While you don’t want to toss out what worked, you certainly want to do more of what did! In my virtual accounting practice I schedule time, several times a year, for retreats. During my retreats I reflect..

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Effective Email Communication

On December 18th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

When is the last time you picked up the phone and called a client or colleague? Chances are, if you need to get in touch with them, you simply dash off an email. I’d written last week about effective business habits and communication skills were key. I wanted to expand a bit on that today because..

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3 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

On December 11th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Every entrepreneur wants to be successful, but not all of them are. Some are simply unwilling to do what it takes on a daily basis to achieve success. Here are the three habits I feel have been most valuable to me in my virtual accounting business: Set daily priorities. In business, you cannot simply drift..

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Entrepreneurs: Stress Management Tips

On November 20th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

As an entrepreneur stress may be a part of your daily life. There are times it may feel more stressful to be at the helm of my virtual accounting firm, but the rewards far outweigh any drawbacks. If the stressors of the day feel a bit too much to bear, here are tips for managing..

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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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Is Your Business Ready To Grow?

On November 13th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

We’re in the midst of gathering resumes because we’re hiring a new accounting associate. The continued growth of our virtual accounting business is due to strategic planning and diligent adherence to ethical practices and stellar customer service. If your business is teetering on the edge of growth, here are some measures you should have in..

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