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Put the Extra in the Ordinary
November 18, 2019 at 2:46 pm

Many people seem to go through life satisfied with just being ordinary; okay with just doing okay. But there’s an amazing world and wonderful options available for all of us who are willing to reach for more and go beyond ordinary. It’s called extraordinary. We can all turn what otherwise might just be just an…

How Data Can Take Your Promo Business to the Next Level (and 4 Metrics to Monitor)
November 13, 2019 at 2:35 pm

You don’t have to be a guru or a numbers person to capture and digest the data that will help focus your promo business efforts. Depending on the size of your company and the type of insights you want to acquire, there are a variety of options. Here are some questions data can help you answer and metrics to focus on...

Turn Your Career Into a Calling
November 4, 2019 at 3:04 pm

Do you see your career as just a job? Just a way of making money? Something that keeps you from doing what you really want to be doing with your life? If you can see your career as a calling, it can become a positive expression of you, an integral part of who you are…

Is Updating QuickBooks Hard? (Spoiler: It Depends)
November 1, 2019 at 11:41 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: Is it hard to update from my QuickBooks Premier from an earlier year to the current year? Answer: That depends on how old your current QB is. If it’s from the last three or four years, it should be a matter of installing your new QB Premier, and merely opening the…

Stop Watching 'CNN'
October 21, 2019 at 9:48 am

In his list of things to do to maximize success, Lou Holtz, the legendary coach and analyst, once said, “Stop watching CNN.” He wasn’t talking about the news station. He was talking about all news sources that only broadcast "CNN"—Constantly Negative News...