Donna Reade

QuickBooks Online Consulting & Bookkeeping

So How Do You Trust Your Employees? Like, Really Trust Them?

trustBusiness owners go out and work their butts off to find the absolute best people, but that’s only half the battle. The “staying out of the way” part is just as crucial, and really, that comes down to one thing: trust.

I work with so many business owners who instead of leading their employees spend a lot of time and energy standing over their employees. They not only assign tasks to do but proceed to tell them how to do the task.

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The (Almost) Perfect Business Promotion Tool

eauthor-ebook-e-book-humorMany businesses today are using ebooks to share information with the public, their clients and their potential clients. Ebooks let you share your expertise on a subject with people who need and want that information. They have very little printing or distribution costs. In other words, ebooks can provide amazing benefits to your business with just a small time investment.

Your clients, fans and followers will benefit from your ebook because it:

 

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The Shocking Truth about Goal Setting

goal on fireOn this day exactly one year ago I decided that I would start writing a blog about my experiences working in and with businesses. Now setting that Goal was rather simple. I just decided that I would write a blog that would go out every Tuesday. However, having a goal and making it happen are two different things. It is actually much harder than I ever imagined and I had to develop new habits. One year later I have achieved things and grown in ways that I never even imagined was possible. All because I set a goal and did the work.

So here are some things to keep in mind as you set goals for yourself:

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The Harsh Truth about Owning a Website.

earn itSo you took the leap and started your own website. Perhaps you have had a website for awhile and are ready to start making it relevant. Nevertheless at some point you either paid someone or spent precious time teaching yourself. Whichever path you took to get your website launched you made an investment. Now you are challenged with getting people to read, engage, comment and even buy on your content. Taking a website from zero to a few hundred or even a few thousand visitors a month is not easy, but it’s eminently doable — as long as you recognize a harsh truth about the Internet:

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