productivity

Is Your Business FIT?

On September 4th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Being physically fit is something that every entrepreneur should strive for, but you also need to make sure the business itself is FIT. What does that mean? In our virtual accounting business being FIT means: F – Focus on results. Don’t be shortsighted and grab for the first, closest or easiest solution to a project...

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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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What’s Your Organizational Style?

On August 14th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 1 Comment

What does your desk look like? Can you see the top of it? Does it look like someone ransacked the place and tossed all of your paperwork all over? Are your employees or your pets if you have a home office afraid to come in lest a stack of paperwork falls on them? If your..

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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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How Tight is Your Top?

On August 5th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Some people seem to blow their top with the least little bit of provocation. They’re like a pressure cooker with the regulator jiggling madly away. You tread softly around these people because you don’t want to get caught in the fallout when their anger explodes. Almost everyone gets angry from time to time. Being able..

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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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What’s the Most Important Time?

On July 22nd, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Productivity experts will tell you the most important times of the day is the first thing in the morning and the end of day. What you do then will determine to a large extent how productive your day is. First thing in the morning is when you should be focusing on what’s most important to..

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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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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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