How to Beat Boredom

In the accounting industry we spend a good portion of each day performing tedious tasks. And though we might not be able to eliminate them, we may be able to make them less dull. Try these tricks on how to beat boredom: Decide how long it should take you to complete a task, then shorten the allotted time by 25-50 percent. Set a timer to push yourself to get it done—and get it done right—in less time than you’d normally take. Think about how you usually perform the task, and then take an entirely different approach. Write out your daily
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Positive Attitude: Keeping and Maintaining One

Do you ever struggle with maintaining a positive outlook on a day to day basis? This struggle can stretch into other aspects we have to deal with on a daily basis such as work, school, and family, just to name a few; but it is vital not to let these things alter your thinking and attitude ultimately.  It may not be the easiest to keep a positive frame of mind with all the negativity going on in the world but in whatever way is most efficient for you, you have to try. Some simple ways to keep this mindset include: 
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How to Build Client Retention

Research and experience show that client retention is vital since it is vastly more expensive to obtain new clients than to retain old ones. The first thing to remember is that when a new client makes a productive and trouble-free purchase from you, a bond between your organization and your new client is automatically forged. This is especially true if the client is going to need to make repeated purchases. Unless something goes wrong, the likelihood favors a client remaining with you. Most clients develop a sense of membership or kinship with their accountant/trusted advisor. It is almost like the
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3 Ways to Help an Employee Facing Hardship

Part of being a good business owner is remembering that your employees—even if they are upbeat and efficient in the workplace—are only human. Each employee is living an entirely separate life from the work they do in the office. Because of this, the day may come when an employee suffers a great loss in their personal life, whether it be divorce, home loss, sickness, or death of a loved one. Below are three ways you can demonstrate caring leadership in those tough situations: Offer Aid Evaluate the situation your employee is going through and ask yourself, “how can I help?”
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