Category Archives: Business Organization

Highest Priority

I start the day by looking at the to do list that I (hopefully) created the night before. And with multiple items on the list I tend to want to tackle all the small quick tasks.  By starting out this … Continue reading

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Transforming the dream into a reality

“First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” – Napoleon Hill Every new business starts with that thought, the … Continue reading

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Where is that sticky note?

Guilty… I’ve written down notes, appointments, phone numbers and messages on the back of bank deposit slips, sticky notes and incoming mail. And when I need the information I struggle to remember or find that tiny piece of paper that I used … Continue reading

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Reducing costs and improving your bottom line

Evaluating your building operational costs can be a good first step towards cutting costs and trimming your budget. Where to start? What to review? Start small, look for the simple less expensive changes like changing light bulbs to more energy efficient ones then … Continue reading

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Is it time to reorganize your filing system?

Are your filing cabinets so stuffed that you can squeeze another file into it? Do you have stacks of paper on your desk that you don’t know how to organize? Once a year you should be reviewing your files and … Continue reading

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Ten Ideas to Green Up Your Business

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day…. Below is a list of a few small things you can do to be environmentally friendly in your business. 1. Send emails instead of snail mail whenever possible. For instance, most accounting programs let you email … Continue reading

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Goals Goals Goals…

We all need goals to aim for right? They are important to our success and give us something to achieve. Goals are needed in both our personal and business lives. I wonder however, how many of us actually write them … Continue reading

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The pile up on the corner

Are you one of those people that always have paper piles on your desk? Or (gasp) the piles move to your floor because there is no room on the desk. I’m not talking about the project of the day. I’m … Continue reading

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Customer Service

It’s never fun to be tangled in a web of telephone prompts and selections.  In this day of technology, let us not forget the power of good customer service. Interesting thoughts on customer service http://bit.ly/bdh79d

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Outsourcing to an indpendent contractor vs. hiring an employee

Hiring a company like Métier to provide administrative support to your business can be a cost effective way to improve your workflow. While we can provide similar services to what an employee could do, it is important to keep in … Continue reading

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