Women Owned Small Businesses

      Women owned businesses are on the rise faster than in the past. I think it’s partially because women feel more emboldened than ever before. It’s also because owning your own business allows for some flexibility that an … Continued

Tips for End of Business Year

There are companies which have a Fiscal Year End that differs from the calendar year end. There are also those who prefer our Fiscal Year End follows the calendar year. Which means in short order we have to be prepared … Continued

Using a Relocation Specialist

It is the end of one year and soon another will begin. This year  has gone by way too quickly for many of us. Between hurricanes, fires, floods and other disasters, it has also been a year fraught with bad news. … Continued

What Is The Price of an Unanswered Call?

What price do you pay when your phones go unanswered, or you are in a hurry to get the caller off the line because you are in a meeting? How valued does the caller feel? What’s the impact of losing … Continued

Collaborating With Others

Imagine working on a new product launch where the designers are in Seattle, the engineers are in Chicago, and the marketing team is in New York. Getting everyone on the same page and making sure they have access to the … Continued

Multitasking,Good or Bad?

Multitasking. It’s a misnomer, because other than walking and chewing gum, most of the time what we call multitasking is actually not. It’s jump tasking. Meaning we start one task and get it to a certain point, and then we … Continued

Just HOW Should You Answer the Phone?

  This is an old post from years ago, but I think it’s still applicable today. Perhaps even more so as many of us have turned to texting versus talking. Give a read, let us know what you think by … Continued

Home Office

You might wonder, does someone who works from home need a Virtual Receptionist? I can tell you that a Virtual Receptionist and a Virtual Assistant can be invaluable to a business owner running a business from home. If you are … Continued

Employment In 2018

If you have been wondering what your new career track should be, it could be a good idea to look into the trades. Not only was there a shortage of qualified people in the construction trades heading into 2017, with … Continued

Be Aware of Your Image

All too often I cringe when I see some of the posts out on social media. It’s not just young people, but people who are old enough to know better, who say things they shouldn’t on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. … Continued