Congratulations to esteemed colleague and friend, Carrie Kahn. She was recently accepted as a member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network.
Goals give us direction. They create something to aim for and sets you on the path to success. If you didn’t accomplish what you had hoped in the last year, it might be because you set the wrong objectives or … Read More
The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year for most people. But for some, it can cause tremendous stress. Thinking about all the work you need to get done, gifts to buy, holiday parties you don’t want to … Read More
We are gearing up to attend QuickBooks Connect next week. At the conference, we seek to meet people we can collaborate with for our business as well as those we can help support through our Ignite Program. Conferences are where magic can happen because you get to connect with people from all over the world who can potentially help you leverage your practice to take it to the next level. The relationships we make by spending time with other experts, help us learn from the experiences of others and find ways to innovate what we do.
Happiness is a choice. It is not always easy. Many people think that it is easy to be happy when you are successful. While you naturally feel happy when your career, relationships, finances are all going well, gratitude is the key factor in achieving success. There is no need to step on others to get to the top. Learn how becoming a nicer person will make you stronger in business and more successful.
Successful people do the things that others don’t want to do. Building a booming business doesn’t happen overnight. First, stop comparing yourself to others. You can’t compare your day one with someone else who is in year five. If you are not where you want to be in your business, you need to make a change. Here are some common characteristics many successful people around the world have in common.
As a busy entrepreneur, self-care is not always on the agenda, but it is critically important to maintaining a healthy work-life balance. My self-care rituals often take a backseat when I get really busy. Despite my best efforts, I find … Read More
Have you ever watched a webinar and thought, I want to do that but I am too afraid? When you are faced with fear, you have to decide what are you willing to struggle for to succeed. When I was a kid, I was painfully shy. Talking in front of a group would lead to tears. Over the years I forced myself to do it even when my voice and hands would shake. Eventually one day it stopped. The key is when you want to overcome a fear, you have to keep doing it.
We are so blessed to have technology tools and apps which save us a tremendous amount of time. There are so many options out there, and it can become overwhelming to know which one to choose. Through trial and error, … Read More
As much as we try to avoid it, stress is an increasingly regular part of our lives. It can leave us feeling physically, mentally and emotionally drained. We may not be able to escape it entirely, but we can learn how to … Read More
Who doesn’t want to build better habits? One small habit and business goal I set this year is writing blog posts for our company. I had no problem writing for our clients but was procrastinating when it came to writing … Read More
If you are asking yourself, “how do I get more clients? You need to read this! If you are struggling to get business in the door, you can get new clients in a few simple steps. We offer weekly webinars designed to Ignite you and fuel ideas to help you build your practice. Check out Building Your Practice and Getting More Clients. We can all use more clients, want better clients, or wish our clients paid more. There is always a reason to promote your business. Here are some things to think about when you are strategizing on how to get more clients.
Our confidence plays a significant role in our ability to achieve success and happiness. It affects our thought patterns, how we speak, act, and the decisions we make in our lives. It can affect your career, income potential, relationships, and even our health. Confident people take more action and perform better, so they are more likely to attain their goals. Confidence can make you feel better and happier.
These are small practices you can do every day to build confidence over time. These tools can automatically put you in a confident state of mind. You don’t have to use them all at once. Some will work better for you than others, so it’s a good idea to try them all.
No matter what you want to achieve in life, the only way to success is taking action. I used to be terrified of speaking in public and even uncomfortable in some social settings. I will share my experience in overcoming … Read More
This topic is very timely for me. I know many of my friends in the accounting and tax world are overwhelmed right now too. I have finals in a week, and the tax deadline is fast approaching. When everything comes at … Read More
How much of a priority do you make for your health? Here is the dilemma, when you are busy and overwhelmed it is easy to put your health on the back burner. We often fail to maintain regular checkups with our … Read More
There are many benefits to working from home, but you can easily get sidetracked by things more than you would in an office environment. My office is in the perfect location, right in the center of our home where I … Read More
Hiring a business consultant can mean the difference between working hard and working smart. It is easy to put our head in the sand when we are so busy we can hardly keep up with our work, or if we … Read More
When it comes to Facebook, it can be confusing to know if you should have a group or a page, and should you keep business and personal separate. Many of us have a Facebook business page, but we never get any … Read More
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