Category Archives: Your Business

Simple tips to getting paid faster

Getting customers to pay on time is one of the biggest challenges for business owners and when the problem persists too long, it can ultimately shut down a small business. For any business, the amount of money flowing in or … Continue reading

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The lifestyle balancing act

Juggling work, finances, friends, family and personal goals, while still trying to enjoy some down time can be tricky. The key to success in the fast-paced world is to declutter your life. Running out of time has become the norm … Continue reading

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Turning an idea into a viable business

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, a British science fiction writer and inventor, remarked that new ideas pass through three periods: 1. It can’t be done. 2. It probably can be done but it’s not worth doing. 3. I knew it was … Continue reading

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Bookkeeping basics for small businesses

Keeping track of the finances in your small business is the key to its success, but where do you begin? Here are eight steps to setting your bookkeeping up for your business. STEP 1: Collect all your paperwork Before you … Continue reading

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners in 2018

For many, the new year is the perfect time to take stock and set goals for the next 12 months. To eat better, exercise more, or finally take that calligraphy class you’ve been talking about forever. For business owners, making … Continue reading

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The good, the bad and the ugly of late payments

Are late payments crippling your business? Why do customers think it is ok to pay late? What can you do to encourage people to pay on time? Firstly, let’s look at the ugly of late payments, what could possibly be … Continue reading

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Be your own boss today! Starting a business on limited resources

Do you want to work your own hours? Do you have a great business idea? Then it might be time to become your own boss. Being your own boss has benefits and drawbacks. Some key benefits of being your own … Continue reading

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