work from home

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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Does Flex Time Fit Into Your Work Environment?

On April 17th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

In today’s difficult economy, employers may be unable to offer monetary annual raises to employees, but there are other perks we can offer with flex time being one of them. If you have an organization in which flex time would fit, it may be something to consider offering as a benefit in lieu of cash...

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What’s Your Story?

On December 11th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 2 Comments

Do your clients and prospective clients know the story of why you started your business? Do they know what your passion is? If they did, would it inspire them to do business with you? I hope so! Sharing your story: Be able to tell the story of how you started your business in 5 minutes...

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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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Prioritize Your Play

On September 11th, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

If you’re like me, your work is never all finished. There is always something more to do; one more project or one more email to keep you in the office. Today I’m suggesting you put play in your schedule and make it a priority. There are serious benefits to play: Play or even the anticipation..

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Tips for Working from Home

On August 28th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 2 Comments

So many people have an office in their home now; it’s a major trend. You might work at home all the time or just occasionally. Either way, working effectively from home requires a specific skill set that may not apply to those who work in an office building. Use these tips to be skilled at..

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I Lost It!

On August 21st, 2013, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 2 Comments

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll take a few minutes and do this…” It might be check out Facebook, look at a magazine, or peruse a catalog. The next thing you know it an hour later! You’ve now lost an hour of productivity. I’m not suggesting you give up Facebook, magazines and catalogs. That..

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Hiring the ‘Best’ Employees

On June 21st, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

In recent months, my virtual accounting business has been in another growth phase! This is great news, but it also meant I needed to hire some new virtual accountants to help with this growth. It’s not always an easy – and it certainly is never a quick – task to bring new people on board...

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Three Ways To A More Productive Day

On May 17th, 2013, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Are there times when the workday is over and you look back at your desk and wonder, “What did I accomplish today?”  We all have those days when we are exhausted but can’t quite put our finger on what we did all day long. Days like those make the next work day something you dread..

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