What Do You Do Daily?

On October 30th, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Routine is a word that sometimes has a negative connotation. Doing something day in and day out can sound dull and boring. But really it can be just the opposite. There is power in a daily routine! What you do every day becomes something you do well. It soon comes naturally and you miss it..

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Steps To Building Your Business

On October 25th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

I’ve been out networking, meeting potential new clients and growing my virtual account business slowly and steadily, because that wins the race, right?! I know there are entrepreneurs that struggle with how to do that. Here are my strategies to build your business: Build credibility through word of mouth referrals. If you’re new to entrepreneurship,..

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A Little Pressure Will Motivate You

On October 18th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

“It’s just gotten too hard to push forward… I think I’ll give up.” Have you ever heard that, or some statement like that, from a friend or colleague? Have you ever uttered a similar phrase yourself? If so, you need to take a step back and consider this, “Pushing your limits and putting a little..

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Get on the Ball!

On October 16th, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity, Uncategorized by 2 Comments

Sitting at a desk all day or even for several hours at a time can be a pain – literally! It’s often not just your behind that gets sore, but your neck and shoulders, too. There’s an easy fix for this dilemma: sit on a fit ball. Normally used for exercise, fit balls make great..

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Start the Countdown

On October 9th, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Fourth quarter is here and that means the end of 2013 is not far off. Just like the clock on the scoreboard at a football game shows how much time is left in the game, so the calendar reflects how many days, weeks and months are left until the end of this calendar year. Whether..

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Self Improvement Benefits Your Business

On October 4th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

There’s a saying I heard once that goes something like, “when you stop getting better you stop being good.” As a small business owner that saying rings true. In my virtual accounting business we are continually learning, changing and growing – it’s a fact of life that we need to keep up with the latest..

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Remember 52 Pick Up?

On October 2nd, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Do you remember the game (or trick) 52 Pick Up? It’s something my two brothers used to torture me with when I was a child. When we’d be playing a card game one of them would start to pass the cards to me for my turn to deal, then suddenly he’d throw them up in..

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I’d Like to Introduce Myself…

On September 27th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Haven’t we met before? I think so, but I just can’t place you. As an entrepreneur you never want to hear someone say that. When you meet fellow business owners at networking events you don’t want to leave doubt in a potential clients’ mind as to who you are and what you do. Have you..

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In the Middle of the Night…

On September 25th, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 2 Comments

I don’t go walking in my sleep but I often have great ideas come to me in the middle of the night. That’s usually when clarity comes and creativity flows. Capturing those thoughts is important. But how? Here are a couple of ideas I’ve used: Keep a notepad by your bed to jot them down...

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Planting the Seeds for Business Success

On September 20th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Do you sometimes feel so exhausted from running your business and from trying to bring in new customers that you feel you’re just “picking through the weeds?” In my networking with business owners, I meet so many that tell me, “I am just exhausted from running my business.” That’s unfortunate and I know that means..

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