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You Can’t Grow With Bad Numbers

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I recently met with a prospect that was interested in growing her business (super exciting stuff… my favorite prospects to meet with!). Her energy was contagious and I could tell she had a passion for what she was doing. It made me even more interested in how I could help her achieve her goals. Our […] Read more…

We're Hiring!

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We are a CPA firm dedicated to supporting small business clients by providing valuable services, innovative solutions, and personal attention. We are passionate about small business and want others who share that passion.  We specialize in outsourced accounting, business coaching, and growth planning. We are currently hiring for a part-time accounting specialist to fill the […] Read more…

Are You Using the "Economy" Excuse in Business?

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If I had a dollar for every time someone blamed their business results on the economy… I would probably have a couple hundred bucks. Have you ever used any of these excuses when discussing why your business isn’t where you want it to be? –  “People just aren’t spending money.” –  “Consumers want the cheapest […] Read more…

Why Time Management is a Hoax

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Do you know how many books, webinars, and tools there are in the market to help you with Time Management? I don’t know exactly but I’d assume there’s hundreds of thousands, and here’s why I think you’re wasting your money buying them. (Sidenote… this comes from the brilliance of my business coach, Todd Herman) You […] Read more…

Growing with the Right Strategies

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“Strategic Planning” sounds like a really fancy, complicated process, where in reality, it’s not. When I would say those words to different clients I could see their eyes gloss over. This is why I started using the term “Growth Planning”. Growth Planning in itself tells you the plan. The Plan is to GROW. How are […] Read more…

3 Simple Questions to Grow Your Business

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Now that 2016 is in full swing it’s a great time to make changes in how you operate your business. If you know you want (or need) to make a change but have no idea where to start, I encourage you to sit down and answer these three simple, but smart, questions: What should I […] Read more…

The Gap – the Future Versus the Beginning

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I read an article a few years ago that stuck in my mind, and I recently came across it again. It discussed how your mental status and feelings can affect your progress and motivations. It comes from Dan Sullivan and The Strategic Coach- The Gap. As a business owner we are planning for and thinking […] Read more…

Outlawing the word "Write-off"

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A group of my peers were recently discussing a blog post written by another service provider encouraging business owners to spend as much as possible and decrease revenue as the year is wrapping up. Here’s my professional opinion on that statement- What a Load of Crap! Yes, we all want to pay the least amount […] Read more…

Designing a Better Business

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Have you stopped and asked yourself why your customers have chosen to work with you instead of a competitor? In the service industry I often hear that it is due to personality, charisma, or the like. Well, I hate to bust your bubble but it’s quite possible they’ll eventually meet someone else with a friendlier […] Read more…

5 Tips to Setting Goals

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When coaching new clients, I always ask if they have specific goals. Almost all say yes. When I ask if they are written almost all say no. TIme and again I am amazed by this. Things are more likely to happen if they’re written. Plenty of verifiable scientific research supports that claim. So why don’t […] Read more…

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