Business

Is your business working for you or are you working for your business?

When I started up each of my businesses I had a dream. Not a huge, Martin Luther King type of dream that would change the world, but a smaller dream…

Accountancy

How do you eat an elephant?

… One bite at a time. Or so the saying goes. How do you complete a big project? One step at a time. Whether completing a tax return, growing your…

Accountancy

You can’t beat a good book

You can’t get everything from a book but it is a good opportunity to learn from somebody else’s mistakes. This week my shameless tip is to buy a copy of…

Accountancy

Business Continuity aka Disaster Recovery

What would you do if:   All your staff were forced into isolation because of a pandemic virus? A software bug made one of your key systems inoperable Your office…

Accountancy

Social Media – Linked In

How useful is Linked In in your marketing? Most of my connections are accountants and bookkeepers but, judging by a recent post, it seems to be mainly salespeople who are…

Accountancy

Useful tools – calendars

I’m starting to plan my 2020 activities so I thought I’d share what I use to record everything. I have a variety of calendars which are all accessible via my…

Accountancy

Pomodoro Technique

This is a great technique when you’re struggling to concentrate as I was earlier this week when I was overtired. It’s also a good way to eat the frog that…