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3 Essential Financial Reports to Ensure YOUR Profitability

Office Organization Success

Today I’d like to share with you three essential reports you need to run on a regular (read: monthly) basis to ensure that your finances stay healthy.

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Chasing colleagues who do not report to you

Practically Perfect PA

Imagine the scene – you’ve been asked to lead on a piece of work, for example compiling a report or managing a new project.

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Wasp Barcode's Excellent Small Business Accounting Report

Small Business Labs

Kudos to Wasp Barcode Technologies for their excellent Small Business Accounting report. 42% of SMB’s have a CFO or Controller at their company.

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SOC Reports: A Mini-Guide for Business Owners Who Want to Establish Credibility

Small Business CEO

One of the best ways for service organizations to earn that credibility is to use SOC reports.

2016 14

2014 MBO Partners State of Independence Report Released

Small Business Labs

As with past years a substantial majority, roughly 30%, of the respondents report being unhappy with independent work. million in 2014.

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Mary Meeker's 2014 Internet Trends Report

Small Business Labs

The report is so big I won't try to summarize it here. Mary Meeker is a partner at the top shelf venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins.

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I Right Email and Reports

Business Writing

They were writing email, reports, and proposals. I got two messages this week from professional women who told me what they right. It wasn't that they were righting wrongs. They simply typed right when they meant write. And they did. Proofreading

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Enterprise Rockers: Response to Lord Young’s Report

The Small Business Blog

Enterprise Rockers #MicroBizMatters enterprise rockers Lord Young micro business Micro Business Matters

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Mary Meeker's Annual Internet Trends Report

Small Business Labs

  Meeker's annual report is hugely popular, well worth reading and full of interesting data. think there are two reasons for this: 1.

Incorporated Self-Employment Included in Monthly BLS Reporting

Small Business Labs

  Until January, the BLS only reported unincorporated self-employment in their monthly release.    The monthly Employment Situation report is probably the world's most watched and analyzed statistical release.    It's on the bottom of Table A-9.    Why does this matter? 

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Intuit 2020 Report: The Future of Financial Services

Small Business Labs

Intuit recently released a new report on The Future of Financial Services.  We have a blog post on with more on the report, which covered 4 broad trend areas: 1.    Click here to download the report. We'll have more on this in the coming weeks including what it means for small businesses. 

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Consumer Reports says Apple does customer service better

Service Untitled

The ultimate success of a company is predicated on exceptional customer service experiences. With that comes the soft approach; don’t be pushy.

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Five Ways to Deal with a Ripoff Report

Small Business CEO

Someone posts a rant about you or your business on Ripoff Report ( It happens. Maybe it’s riddled with inaccuracies.

How to Write a Report

Daily Writing Tips

It is likely that, at some point in your career, you will be asked — or feel compelled — to write a report. Identify the report’s objective: Inform, or advise? If you have been assigned the report, be sure the person you received the assignment from has thoroughly briefed you on its goal and its scope.

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More Than 50 Percent of U.S. Private Workforce Will Be Independent by 2020, Report Says

The Solopreneur Life

private workforce will be independent by 2020, according to a report published today by MBO Partners. The report says: One is the New Majority. ” Collaborative technologies will help drive the shift to independent work, the MBO report says. M ore than 50 percent of the U.S. It requires true self-employability.”

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The Reports of the 1099 Economy's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Small Business Labs

If you followed most of last week's news about a ruling by  by the California Labor Commission that a Uber driver was an employee and not a contract worker, you'd think the 1099 economy will soon be dead.    But, of course, it's not. My first thought was to write a long article listing the reasons.

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Don’t watch this Resistance Report. It’s futile. Watch TV.

Denise Aday

Don’t watch this Resistance Report. It’s futile. Watch TV instead. Keep shopping.

2013 8

5 Branding Lessons That Solopreneurs Can Learn From Jeep

The Solopreneur Life

The CR rankings ignore why most people buy Jeeps, so Jeep has ignored Consumer Reports. Branding branding Consumer Reports Jeep Solopreneurs

Growth Report: March

Simple Productivity Blog

So here is my March checkin: February Accomplishments. finished the clearing spaces course. Lesson learned. March Goals. Photo by iChaz.

Growth Report: February

Simple Productivity Blog

So here is my February checkin: January Accomplishments. started walking again in the mornings. February Goals. will finish the clearing spaces course.

The 2013 State of Independence Report Released

Small Business Labs

The 2013 MBO Partners State of Independence Report was released today. million, up from 16.9 million in 2012.

5 Tips for Productivity, Organizing and Changing Your Life

Productive & Organized

The Wall Street Journal reported that the average person spends over 150 hours per year just looking for information.  and U.K.

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CNN's Positive Report on Freelancing

Small Business Labs

CNN did a very positive report on freelancing recently. See the MBO Partners State of Independent report - which is mentioned in the CNN piece and we helped produce - for more details. The 2013 MBO Partners State of Independence report will be released early this fall. chose to be independent and like it.

Solid Jobs Report

Small Business Labs

  But overall a solid jobs report that shows the economy is on a solid, if modest, growth path The January Employment Situation Summary from the BLS was quite positive.  Total non-farm employment increased 234,000 and the unemployment rate fell to 8.3%.  This continues a trend towards stronger private sector hiring.

2012 UPS 2

The Intuit 2020 Report - 20 Trends for the Next Decade

Small Business Labs

The report covers 20 key demographic, social, economic and technology trends.  Authors The authors are Steve King and Carolyn Ockels.

Zoho Reports: good free tool for building web dashboards


It's a common problem - you have developed some very useful excel charts and dashboards and now you need to publish and share them on the web.

Consumer Reports’ fast food survey echoes public demand for service

Service Untitled

It seems that McDonald’s scored as the worst fast food burger place in the nation; followed closely by Burger King. Nothing is frozen.

What is a Cash Flow Projection?

Office Organization Success

Quick Biz Tip cash flow cashflow cashflow reportOne important area of your Financial Management System is that of a Cashflow projection. 

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11 Halos - Part 3 (reporting & fans)

Loosely Speaking

Received equipment, signed up for his new insurance program (yeah!), had a physical and a workout. Then, the fans. Katella Ave. Loose Ends.

The 2015 MBO Partners State of Independence Report - 30.2 Million U.S. Independent Workers

Small Business Labs

The 2015 MBO Partners State of Independence Report was released today. million in 2015, divided between 17.8 million Part-Time Independents.

Quick Biz Tip: Income Analysis Financial Report

Office Organization Success

This is a very simple report that you can set up using a spreadsheet that tracks your monthly income. This This is money you receive into your business from clients, products, programs, affiliate commissions – in fact, any income that you receive as part of your business activities you need to list in this report. Quick Biz Tip

2012 UPS 2

My Health Care Risk Shift Mistake

Small Business Labs

  We cover the Risk Shift and what it means for financial institutions in a article on , and it's one of the 20 key trends in the Intuit 2020 Report.    government policy Intuit 2020 Trends Report trendsI recently personally experienced one of the trends we follow - The Risk Shift.   The

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When the Numbers Don’t Add Up: Three Ways to Improve Your Business Credit Score Quickly

Small Business CEO

… Finance business credit report business credit score Identify and Rectify Your Errors.

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Employees of Large Corporation Not Happy at Work; The Self-Employed Are

Small Business Labs

This is substantially lower than the 43% of small business employees who report being happy at work. PwC's  Work-life 3.0:

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » American consumers report.

Service Untitled

Of 11,000 American consumers surveyed, Empathica reported on Friday that 61.7%, a rise up from 55.2% noted the downward trends.

Pre Budget Report: Labour Darling Plays Class War Trump Card

The Small Business Blog

All in all this was not a Pre-Budget Report, the was a Pre-Election Manifesto. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

Webiste Critique Special Report: Kidorable

Men With Pens

We do quite a few website critique reports here at Men with Pens. We suggest you use every inch of available space that you have available.

Finally, a News Report on Extreme Weather & Climate Change.

Denise Aday

Finally, a News Report on Extreme Weather & Climate Change Suitable for Grown-Ups (Video). catastrophic climate change global warming news

2012 UPS 1

7 Tips for Communicating Data

Business Writing

Consider these tips when you work on your next report or presentation that includes data. 1. Focus first on your message, Writing Tips

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Coworking Spaces are Human Spaces

Small Business Labs

Learning related: 69% reported they learned new skills. 68% reported they improved their existing skill set. 67% reported they attend events at their coworking space occasionally (45%) or often (21%); only 4% said they never attend events. 78% reported that coworking helps keep them sane. Coworking

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