Mon.Apr 23, 2012

Is Your Accountant A Bean Counting Historian?

The Small Business Blog

These days we hear much about business mentoring and business consultants and how important it all is to the survival of all SMEs/SMBs. I can’t help but wonder where it all went wrong? Business has always been surrounded by advisors, who could have helped, their accountants. Why this need for all this mentoring and consulting …

Rise of Women News Roundup

Small Business Labs

Lots of news on the Rise of Women this week.   For those new to this trend, the quick summary is that a growing set of data indicates women are out performing men in a wide range of well-being, educational and employment measures.   Recent news includes: 1.

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10 Metals and Minerals for Metaphors

Daily Writing Tips

Metals and minerals sometimes inspire associations with human characteristics or with circumstances, as in the case of the examples below: 1. Adamant. Few people realize that this word, which in adjectival form means “insistent” or “unyielding,” has a lustrous origin: It comes from a Greek noun by way of Latin and originally referred to a diamond or any hard metal.

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Book Review: The Welcomer Edge: Unlocking the Secrets to Repeat Business

Service Untitled

I recently finished reading The Welcomer Edge: Unlocking the Secrets to Repeat Business by Richard R. Shapiro who is the founder and President of The Center For Client Retention (TCFCR).

Kill Your Productivity With A New Device

Simple Productivity Blog

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. You might think that purchasing a new productivity tool would make you more productive. It can, if you do it right.

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What is Fit, and Why Does it Matter?

Virtual Moxie

. Jaime wrote to pick my brain : “Anastacia, yesterday's tip struck home for me. I don't want to struggle, or, as you said, "row against a strong tide." I'm not entirely clear about what that (fit) means. In what way(s) should there be “fit?” Do my clients and I have to be on the same page about everything?”. Great question! No one can ever be on the same page with another human about everything.

Trip Advisors: managing holiday records

Practically Perfect PA

As I look out on another wet and windy day in London I’ve really started to think about when to take my next week off work. I think we all daydream about sitting on the beach with a good book in one hand and a cocktail in the other (well I do anyway!)

Would You Reveal Your Shortcomings?

Office Dynamics

Welcome to the Who Took My Pen. Again? Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. If you are just tuning in, here's the scoop! We are holding 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession.