Three of My Biggest Mistakes in Business

Like most of you reading this post, I started my business from an idea. I was laid off from a position that I loved being at for over ten years. The job loss couldn't have come at a worse time. I was 7 1/2 months pregnant with our third child. Unlike many of you, being a business … Continue reading Three of My Biggest Mistakes in Business

How President Barack Obama Mentored Me in My Business

  I caption this picture "The day he introduced me." The story (my version) goes a little something like this... It was a lovely summer day at the White House in Las Vegas, Nevada 🙂 The reporters piled into the room in the oval office during an impromptu press conference. They were dishing out questions about his … Continue reading How President Barack Obama Mentored Me in My Business

5 Ways to Easily Manage Finances for Solo Business Owners

People often ask me, “What’s a good way for entrepreneurs to keep their business finances in top shape?" Whenever I get this question, you can bet that I'm smiling on the inside. Why? It shows a commitment to making their company successful when this question becomes top of mind. Congratulations on taking this step. You're … Continue reading 5 Ways to Easily Manage Finances for Solo Business Owners

Tax Help Series: What to Do When You’ve Just Been Locked In to Pay Higher Taxes?

Tax payers are being taken by surprise these days because of a new push by the IRS to get payments from people who owe. They are looking more closely at ways that employees may be abusing tax laws to evade income taxes. More employees are getting Lock-In Letters from the IRS after being audited and employers are directed … Continue reading Tax Help Series: What to Do When You’ve Just Been Locked In to Pay Higher Taxes?

What Small Business Saturday Means for You, Your Bottom Line and Tax Savings

If you've followed me on social media accounts for any amount of time, you're likely familiar with my philosophy of making dollars make sense in business. The number one job of every entrepreneur is to generate sales. The second is to make good decisions with finances so that there are ample funds in reserve and you can … Continue reading What Small Business Saturday Means for You, Your Bottom Line and Tax Savings

Year End Financial Management Tips for Busy Business Owners

With only a few weeks left until this year is out the question of the day is, "Are your financials in order?" If you're like many of the high-achieving entrepreneurs that I know then getting your paperwork all sorted and submitted for accounting may be one of those to-do's that has fallen behind. And while it's … Continue reading Year End Financial Management Tips for Busy Business Owners

Three Very Easy Ways to Save More and Stress Less When You Own Your Own Business

When you’re self-employed, savings isn’t as simple as the days of old when your employer's payroll department set up transfers for you. When it comes to savings, I'll admit that it took me a while to get the hang of being my own boss. Just thinking of all the years that went by with opportunities to increase my … Continue reading Three Very Easy Ways to Save More and Stress Less When You Own Your Own Business

How to Stay Stress Free During Thanksgiving Weekend and Keep Business Running Without You

It's an exciting time in our household! I've been preparing this week to receive family and break bread together for Thanksgiving. I simply love expressions of thanks that we all get to share around the table this time of year. With the busyness of the season, I am reminded of just how important it is … Continue reading How to Stay Stress Free During Thanksgiving Weekend and Keep Business Running Without You

Five Things that Every Entrepreneur Should Know About QuickBooks Online Cloud Accounting

  So here’s the deal. I work with entrepreneurs who aren't exactly jumping for joy at the thought of updating their books. I'm told (but can't imagine why) that it’s not the most exciting task to do. So instead of making it part of the daily routine, receipts pile up and left undone until another … Continue reading Five Things that Every Entrepreneur Should Know About QuickBooks Online Cloud Accounting