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Fall Celebrations and Events for the Workplace

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 by admin

As we say farewell to the summer months filled with warm weather, outside events, vacations, back-to-back holidays, and an overall more laid-back time of the year, the fall brings on cooler weather, shorter days, and more time spent inside the office. To keep morale up and get everyone back into their groove, workplace celebrations and […]

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There’s Just Something about Flowers!

Posted on: August 6th, 2018 by admin

Every time I walk into an office where there’s a bouquet of flowers it changes my mood for the better. I would bet that if you think about it, you would agree. I’m not talking about silk arrangements, but fresh flowers. Beautiful arrangements from a florist are fine, but the best ones are from someone’s […]

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Sleep Matters

Posted on: May 7th, 2018 by admin

Lately, many articles have popped up concerning the lack of sleep in this country and why it’s important.  To the working professional it can mean a great deal for quality performance on the job.  Function is dramatically altered due to lack of sleep.  The US guidelines recommend at least 7.5 hours a night for the […]

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How Business Has Become Too Dependent on the Internet

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by admin

It started insidiously…you got your first personal computer and fell in love with the word processor. Soon the thought of having to correct typos manually seemed archaic.  Then the internet happened and everything changed, literally, overnight.  Email replaced snail mail; communication became more instant…and more impersonal.  Need to send a note at three in the […]

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CPAs and Executive Suites-The Perfect Merger

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by admin

Many professional CPAs simply do not need a full time office.  Their busy time is the January to April tax season and again in September when working on the extension returns.  So, unless you’re working for a large firm, all that office space and rent is essentially wasted.   A comfortable, professional conference room and a […]

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Trying to Find the Efficient Use of Time

Posted on: September 29th, 2017 by admin

“Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.” ― Jean de La Bruyère, Les Caractères Doesn’t that include all of us? At one time or another we’ve all complained about time sneaking up on us; a deadline approaches, children needing something right now, a death that […]

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Office Fun — How to Switch it Up!

Posted on: August 14th, 2017 by admin

Office routines can be just that…routine. It’s important to add fun and random activities every once in a while to invigorate the personnel and get people talking about other things besides work. Most offices do this in some form from annual Holiday parties to summer company picnics, but simple changes can add a lot of […]

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The Secret to Successful Business is Listening

Posted on: March 13th, 2017 by admin

We recently read a very thought-provoking blog post about how introverts make the best salespeople.  While that sounds counter-intuitive, it makes perfect sense.  In order to truly connect with your client it is very important that they feel like you understand their needs and in order to do that, they must believe that you are […]

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How Virtual Office Services Make Sense for Today’s Wealth Management Professionals

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by admin

In today’s fast paced environment many people just do not have the time for a face to face meeting.  For a new generation of tech-savvy twenty and thirty-somethings, many would rather chat online with their financial advisors than physically meet in an office.  They are not concerned if their advisor is out of state as […]

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