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Monthly Archives: November 2018


A Great Plan for Attending Conferences

By |2018-08-23T14:24:44-06:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , |

During my professional career, I haven't seen many articles or advice about attending conferences, although there are a few. Frankly, that just seems odd. Seeing that conferences are an integral part of doing business and attending them is generally an opportunity for "continuing education," there should be strategies for attending them. With that in mind, let's [...]

Only Settle for the Top Candidate When Hiring!

By |2018-08-23T17:23:59-06:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Business Strategies, Human Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Let's talk about recruiting and attracting the top candidate for your organization. Organizations seem to make one big mistake over and over again: don't settle for "B" candidates when hiring for an open or new position. Look for the "A+" candidates every time, no matter what the situation is. Before we get into this discussion, it's [...]

Sales for a Non-Salesperson: The Passion of the Presentation

By |2018-08-23T17:26:07-06:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Marketing, Personal Development, Sales|Tags: , , , |

Are you one of those people who struggle with the tasks of sales? Are you selling as a non-salesperson?  Do you lack passion for sales?  If so, there are a lot of people like you out there. Don't worry . . . we'll talk about some easy ways to place yourself in a great situation to [...]

Recruiting Strategies with Excellent Results

By |2018-08-23T17:25:50-06:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Business Strategies, Human Resources, Professional Resources, Recruiting, Team Building|Tags: , , |

On Entrepreneur Magazine's website, Kelly Kinnard wrote a solid article about excellent recruiting strategies for today's market. She explained how startups can compete with established companies for the top talent. Entitled "Your Startup Can Compete With Companies Like Facebook for Top Talent. Here's How.", she describes how to attract top-notch talent with an engaging approach. One [...]

Improve Your Organizational Strategies by Reading and Listening

By |2018-08-23T17:21:38-06:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Business Education, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

Many of us think that we have some solid organization strategies for ourselves. We learned a lot in school and then we've improved those strategies as we have continued in our work. That's not to say that we're not using good strategies, but we always need to get better. Just like a professional athlete finds ways [...]

Dealing with Leadership Anxiety – Organizational Growth

By |2018-08-23T14:53:20-06:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Business Strategies, Leadership Anxiety, Organizational Strategy, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

As a leader, there are various challenges which we face.  One major area that we face leadership anxiety is with organizational growth.  If we’re accomplishing the goals and objectives we’ve set forth, we’re going to face the challenges that growth provides. With this in mind, we should consider some key points of emphasis. Be clear on [...]

Dealing with Leadership Anxiety – Hiring and Firing Team Members

By |2018-08-23T14:52:09-06:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Professional Resources, Recruiting|Tags: , , , , |

As a leader, you get to lead your team. You get to make the final decisions on hiring and firing team members, as well as the management of that team. Your success and your progress is largely based on your decisions in these areas. It's an exciting part of your work. It can also create some [...]

Dealing with Leadership Anxiety – Financial

By |2018-08-23T14:51:30-06:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Finance, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're responsible for an organization, a business or even a family, you will eventually deal with a financial crisis of some sort. Maybe it's a mistake on the checking account balance, an unforeseen expense, a drop in revenue . . . all of these scenarios can and will cause some stress. If you're not careful, [...]

Customer Satisfaction an Overrated Metric?

By |2018-08-23T14:49:14-06:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Business Strategies, Entrepreneurship, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

In this article of "Is Customer Service Overrated?", we're going to cover the question of how important is customer satisfaction. Have you ever heard this old standard for customer service? It goes like this: "Rule #1 - The customer is always right. Rule #2 - See rule #1." Have you ever thought that this standard was [...]

Why is QuickBooks Recommended?

By |2018-08-23T17:51:23-06:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Bookkeeping|Tags: , , , , , |

Why is QuickBooks recommended by Considering that there are other accounting and bookkeeping products and services offered in the marketplace, with some at a less expensive price, it would seem that there are some great options. We've looked at them, but we're still recommending QuickBooks. Here are our reasons why we think QuickBooks is still [...]