Success = Staying a Student

If there’s one thing I have learned in my years as a business owner, it’s that I need to keep learning.  There are several things I know for sure and one of them is:  To stay successful, you must stay a student. Wouldn’t life be so mundane if we never learned anything new, never attended […]

7 Ways to Crush Your Business Goals

Does it feel like your to-do list is unmanageable? Your client follow-up is backlogged? Not enough time in the day and it’s a struggle just to keep your head above water? It takes work – very hard work – to keep all the wheels in motion for your business to function on a day to […]

Staying Productive in the Land of Distraction

In the land of beeps and buzzes, dings and blips, trending topics, comments, likes, and retweets, it’s no wonder that distraction is the number one enemy to your productivity. With twenty-five years of helping well over two thousand businesses start and grow, we’ve fought our fair share of distraction. Fresh from the trenches, here are […]

How to Work from the Beach in February

This blog is also known as my 6th Annual “Don’t Hate me, I’m working from the Beach in February” blog. I am completely unapologetic about it. I’ve engineered this life. There was no magic bullet. There was no short cut. I set out, somewhat unintentionally, to build an organization that runs without me. Truth — […]

Whatever You Do, Don’t Look Down

You remember those scenes in the movies, right? The one where the main character is walking along a particularly rickety bridge or jagged mountainside, and someone says to them, “Whatever you do, don’t look down.” And you know what happens next. They look. They always look. Then, they freeze in fear. Cliché as it may […]

Tips and Tricks of QuickBooks Online

  *BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND* Intuit does a great job of making QBO very accessible. They also position QBO as so easy “anyone can use it.” Like most software solutions, they are easy to use if you know what you are doing. Let us help you get acquainted with the software and also share some […]

5 Ways to Do LESS and Get MORE Done

There is no better time for a fresh start than a new year. So before you start doing things the way you’ve always done them, a great question to ask yourself is:  are you truly being productive? Sounds backwards, doesn’t it?  Do less, get more done. It is quite powerful – IF you do it […]

How to Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to look back to look forward and set goals.  I want to remind you to work ON your business and not just IN it.  You’ll need to manage all that while you enjoy the holidays — all those parties, the shopping, spending time with family AND […]

5 Steps to Simplify Your Workplace

After being in business for almost 25-years, there are a few “golden nuggets” that we’ve picked up along the way that help us run our office efficiently. And, ironically enough, we’ve found one the most helpful and profound insights to be: keep it simple. Don’t get me wrong, there are certainly times when we need […]

How to Drive More Referrals and Why (it’s more than you think)

Warning:  This blog will be part vent, part rant, and part how-to. As you grow your business, allocating your time becomes trickier and needs constant re-balancing. Chances are, as the business owner, you will be driving the majority of business development. Our goal is always to help our clients produce better results – do less, […]

Save Some Summer Sunshine

If only every day could be a day at the beach – that warm glow on your skin, salty air on the tip of your tongue, relaxing sunlight that seeps deep into your bones. For business owners, that “me” time tends to be the catalyst that kickstarts new endeavors. You gain a sense of renewal […]