How To Maintain A Positive Attitude During The Workday

When you’re an accountant and a business owner, the busy pace and unpredictable nature of operations calls for you to have the ability to be flexible, resilient, and maintain a great attitude. Inevitably business owners will experience days full of mishaps, mix-ups, and misunderstandings, which can leave you feeling more like the business’s punching bag instead of the owner. Still, it seems that the hardest times to stay positive are usually the most important, as a positive attitude equips you with the best ability to problem solve and handle stressful situations. Some of the most effective ways to maintain a
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Creating A Positive Attitude

Winston Churchill once said, “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” You could actually take this statement one step further and say “Attitude is the little thing that makes all the difference”. Think about your last setback or your last bad day. Did it seem like everything went wrong all day? How did your attitude change over the day? Chances are that once you perceived that something went wrong, you started seeing everything going wrong, and saw only the bad things. You have also probably had at least one or two “perfect” days, where absolutely nothing could
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Going the Extra Mile For Your Clients Isn’t As Hard As You Think

In today’s sharing and gig economy, almost anyone can fill the roles of “client” and/or “provider.”  This means more opportunities and more competition for today’s accounting firms. It’s easier than ever to engage with clients, but the accessibility comes with a downside; the competitive climate makes it more difficult to make an impression without risking getting lost in the noise.  That said, there is one clear-cut way to distinguish your customer service from your competition and that is to remember two words: YOU MATTER.  This simple phrase can serve as an unofficial mantra that your client will appreciate not by
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