I'm so excited to lead a new networking chapter in Fairfax, Nexco. It was founded by a great group of businessmen whom I consider friends, and I'm honored to have been chosen to be the voice of this particular chapter. I've done a lot of networking over the years, and I hear people say all … Continue reading Tips To Network Successfully
As a business owner, we tend to think we can handle it all, I mean, we own a BUSINESS, what's a little office work, right? That's like saying being a stay at home mom is easy (it's NOT). A successful business owner understands her (or his) limits, and knows to hand off the things they … Continue reading How To Choose The Right Bookkeeper For YOU!
Ok, so it's almost summer-we're only a few days away! However, it's never too late to spring clean, especially when it comes to your business. Regular evaluations will help you stay on point and focused on your ultimate goals. How do you spring clean a business? Start wtih updating your website and social media … Continue reading Spring Clean Your Business!
How many times have you heard this question? It can essentially make or break an introduction, and depending on how you answer, can either peak a person's interest, or have them look over you to find someone else to try connecting with. Networking isn't easy. It's time consuming, and can be disheartening when your … Continue reading So, What Do You Do?
The deadline for taxes has long passed, and those who needed to file an extension surely have done so by now. Many of us have already received our returns, and were a little underwhelmed by what we got back (if anything at all). Don't get caught at the last minute next year-avoid these common tax … Continue reading Avoid These Common Tax Mistakes BEFORE Tax Time!
Part of owning a successful business, or even a growing business is networking. Yes, a lot can be said for advertising and word of mouth-referrals are even great, but most of your business (my business anyway) comes from serious networking. Not everyone wants to walk into a room full of strangers and introduce themselves, … Continue reading Networking 101-How To Take Networking To The Next Level
I know, it's not the easiest thing to think about, but we don't live forever, and to expect our family or business partners to know what to do with the business after we pass can be detrimental to your business's future. Sure, you've probably secured the family with a will, life insurance, etc., but you … Continue reading What Will Happen To Your Business After You’re Gone?
Working from home can be a great solution for solo-preneurs, telecommuters, and those who have small children who would rather work with them than without them, but many don't realize a home workplace can intensify problems rather than alleviate them. Make your home-office a healthy environment by creating physical and mental boundaries. For example, … Continue reading Working From Home Can Be Hazardous To Your Health!
As a kid, my mom must have visited the principal's office and seen my teachers more often than she did my dad. I was considered disruptive, and inattentive; talkative, and incorrigible. As the years went on, school became more difficult to focus on, and I got so stressed out by the whole thing, that I skipped … Continue reading Daydream Your Way To Success!
I recently felt like my home office had turned into the family dumping ground. Everyone's stuff from house bills, to permission slips and homework landed on my office. Because the logical place to put these things are on my OFFICE desk, and not in the area of the kitchen I organized with great detail for … Continue reading Cluttered Office-Cluttered Mind. Organize For Success!