In the business world, angel investors are sometimes equated with actual angels, sent to help us fund what could not otherwise be funded. These guardian angels of innovation are responsible for bringing many new ideas to life.
Have you experienced too many days of mind-numbing work, only to be faced with the realization that you haven’t accomplished a fraction of what you’d intended?
Of course, this happens to everyone occasionally, but if it is becoming a routine occurrence in your life, it’s time to do some sober introspection so that you can make the necessary changes.Read More
Gamification can be highly motivating, for both internal employee performance and customer loyalty.
It’s the practice of structuring everyday tasks into a game-like format so as to increase the level of role-playing and point gaining—simulating a game being played—by incorporating goal-setting, integrating online tools, and offering real-time feedback.Read More
A business is an investment. You want it to succeed. You pour everything you can into it.
But, while you’re ensuring your ROI makes the venture worthwhile, it’s easy to forget one fundamental truth: Employees aren’t an investment—they’re people.Read More
Your company is running smoothly enough, but you know things could be better. Sometimes, a project gets hung up a few days too long, or meetings that once felt productive and useful now seem to drag on for hours. It can feel like wheels spinning in the mud, and it’s hard to get that traction back.
How can you fix these kinds of issues?Read More
When small business finance managers are asked to name the top challenges they face, they point to the inability to forecast results and manage cash flow as their most pressing concerns. Even those in charge of finance at SMB’s struggle with revenue forecasting and cash flow management.
Have you ever stopped to think about why we set goals for ourselves? You only have to look at the statistics to realize the odds are stacked against us.Read More
Being an accountant or a CPA also requires learning how to sell yourself and your firm’s services. Larger firms typically have someone responsible for marketing and business development, but smaller and one-person firms must know how to do it all if they want to compete and differentiate themselves.Read More
Today, I want to introduce a new approach to business planning: Lean Planning.
Lean Planning replaces lengthy business plans with a planning process that focuses on increasing your chances of success in business.Read More
Businesses both large and small have come to expect that financial information will be accessible at all times and that accounting firms show they’re as tech-savvy as any other profession.Read More
There are few buzzwords as often rehashed has “productivity.” However, as well-canvassed as the concept of workplace productivity may be, the goal of creating the most productive workplace possible seems sometimes elusive.Read More