Donna Reade

QuickBooks Online Consulting & Bookkeeping

7 Priorities For You To Re-Evaluate to Live a Happier Life

57- from-positivityOne of my biggest struggles in my day-to-day life is managing my priorities. And by that, I mean I take stuff wayyyy too seriously. Car bill due? I’m thinking about it all day. Carpet to vacuum? Also on my mental to-do list.

If you spend all your time prioritizing your responsibilities, you’re likely ignoring some things that are very important to your life. Like your family, your friends, your “you” time, etc.

Try out focusing on these 7 areas to see if you can achieve a happier life.

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How to Move On After a Setback

56 - dealing_with_setbackThe chaos of life affects us all at some point in time. We get a setback at work. A setback in our relationship, in business and sometimes that setback can make you question everything. You freeze because you don’t know what to do. You are so emotionally wrapped up in the shock of what happened that you cannot think straight.

Here are 3 Tips I recently used to forge ahead when things got tough:

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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 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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