Donna Reade

QuickBooks Online Consulting & Bookkeeping

The Art of Pitching Your Idea

pitchingOkay so you have come up with a brilliant business solution that solves a problem, attracts new customers, improves processes or grows revenues, you’ll need buy-in from those who need your solution and possibly outside investors to turn your vision into reality.
Effectively pitching an idea can mean the difference between, well, swimming with the sharks and being eaten alive. These tips can help you create a winning pitch:

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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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Getting the Most From Using LinkedIn Groups

51 - linkedinLinkedIn groups are by far the most powerful aspect of LinkedIn. Hands down. I have seen people become thought leaders in their niche all around a single LinkedIn group. I spend a lot of time in LinkedIn groups and have learned a bit about maximizing their potential as conversation-starters.

 

There Are Three Parts Of Any LinkedIn Post. Use Them All.

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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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