Friday, 24 April 2015

How to Develop Your Team’s Troubleshooting Skills

Trouble shooting is both art and science, particularly in #business

How to Develop Your Team’s Troubleshooting Skills

When colleagues keep turning to you to solve their problems, can you help build their troubleshooting skills? A reader asks: I wanted to get your advice on developing a team’s troubleshooting skills. I work with a group of analysts who … Read »
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Building the Road to Revenue

Building the Road to Revenue applies to #charity as well as #business

Building the Road to Revenue

Building the Road to Revenue The early days of running your own business represent a unique time in your life. Everything is new and exciting. All opportunities seem shiny and the sky is the limit! Staying focused on your goals and saving for your future will improve your chances at long term success. These simple tips will help you draw a road map for your business. • Stay focused on your expertise. Having a firm grip on what you are selling and who you are selling to require both discipline and focus. If you are a new entrepreneur – you must already be familiar with that feeling of enthusiasm and I-CAN-DO-ANYTHING attitude. Keep that energy aimed at acquiring and servicing your target clientele. Your job right now is to create the...Read More
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Are You on Social Media?

Are You on Social Media? Has it helpled get #accounting clients? Me neither! #Face2face!

Are You on Social Media?

In this day and age, nearly everyone who can get their hands on a cellphone or a laptop computer have social media accounts. Unlike in the olden days when social media was just starting out (think Friendster and Multiply), there’s now a plethora of social media platforms to choose from. There’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and a whole slew of other platforms. It wasn’t a surprise when businesses started turning to social media to advertise their products. But social media isn’t just for advertising anymore. It has evolved and now it’s possible to simply click on a ‘buy’ button on some social media platforms like Facebook and WordPress. So. Are you on social media? You don’t have to be a big corporation to benefit from social...Read More
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Thursday, 23 April 2015

5 Small Business Lessons To Be Learned From...

Live in New World or Die In the Old - #accounting lessons learned from Game of Thrones

5 Small Business Lessons To Be Learned From...

5 Small Business Lessons To Be Learned From Game of ThronesIf you happen to be a devout fan of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones, then you are waiting in anticipation for the start of Season 5 tonight. While most of us enjoy the series for its drama, horror and interesting cast of characters, what most probably miss are the very evident business lessons and takeaways that apply to every small business and entrepreneur today. Here are five of those lessons to be learned from Game of Thrones, whether you are a fan or not. Daenerys Targarye, also known as Khaleesi, is the biggest threat to the seven kingdoms and those fighting for control because she has something that no one else has – dragons. We know that you aren’t going to have a...Read More
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