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Providing and Accepting Constructive Feedback with a Mature Mindset

By |2021-01-29T21:33:48-06:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Better Guidance, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Positive Focus, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions, Values|

Have you ever had constructive feedback for a co-worker, but were afraid it might hurt that person’s feelings? Have you ever received criticism from a supervisor or co-worker that upset you? Chances are that we’ve all encountered these two situations. Why is it so difficult to offer or accept constructive criticism? The answer is simple. If [...]

Better Guidance for Business Owners

By |2021-02-01T19:08:45-06:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Accounting, Better Guidance, Business, Consulting, Growth, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions|Tags: , , , , , , |

As a business owner, you have the opportunity to grow your business purposefully and instill trust and confidence in your clients. I've worked with many business owners in my professional career and I've noticed a few key strategies that I'd like to share with you on your path to business success. Embrace Change and Adapt Those [...]

New Business Owners: The Accounting Partner You Need

By |2020-12-30T17:43:22-06:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Better Guidance, Business, Communication, Consulting, Growth, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You have your business idea, the concepts laid out, and you’ve registered your business. You’re getting set up for opening day but then you start to think of all the different outcomes your business could take. Will it be profitable? If I have projections, will they be accurate? How will I know how well I am [...]

Your Success Strategy: Transitioning from a Student to a Professional

By |2021-01-18T20:01:47-06:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Better Guidance, Business, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Positive Focus, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you are like me, as a student, you dreamed of the day where you were a working professional instead of a poor college student trying to balance homework, friends, and a job. However, when graduation day arrives, many students tend to feel more anxious about the future than prepared. A 2018 survey found that only 4 [...]

Side Hustles: Understanding the Tax Effects of Earning Extra Income

By |2021-01-17T19:48:12-06:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Better Guidance, Business, Communication, Consulting, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is not uncommon to hear about individuals with "side hustles" or secondary income sources.  Almost half of working Americans have a gig outside their primary job with the average side hustle bringing in $1,100 a month. While many people are quick to jump on the opportunity to earn more money, just as many fail to properly [...]

Professionalism: Bowties & High Heels NOT Required!

By |2021-01-17T19:48:54-06:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Business, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Professional Etiquette|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An entrepreneur/businessperson is a person who sets up a business or businesses. The term "businessperson" may refer to a founder, owner, or majority shareholder of a commercial enterprise, or it can characterize a high-level executive who does the everyday running and management of a company even if that executive is not the owner. -  From Wikipedia, [...]

A Millennial’s Guide to Improve Your Client Relations by Improving Your Interactions

By |2021-01-05T09:15:23-06:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Business, Communication, Consulting, Leadership, Professional Etiquette|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a professional in the accounting field, I have many client interactions.  As a millennial, I know some interactions can feel overwhelming.  I’m here to tell you there is hope! Because each client is different and as different communication preferences, I’m going to share a variety of options available to you to improve your client relations [...]

Microsoft Teams: Get Started the Right Way

By |2020-12-30T15:51:42-06:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Better Guidance, Business, Communication, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With individuals and businesses looking for more efficient methods to collaborate remotely, especially recently due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft Teams can be utilized to address these needs. However, like any tool that is used simultaneously by multiple members, there are some best practices and etiquette that should be adopted in order to experience the best [...]

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