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What is Money

Clients – When it comes to money we all have an opinion.  Understanding where the opinion comes from is one of the keys to understanding the relationship of money for you.  How did you learn about money?  Growing up mom controlled the money and ...

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Stress has many disguises

One word that describes the owner’s behavior:  Careless. A careless person has a disregard for his or her own good.  They do not take care of themselves. Money and Stress Many of the small business owners that I work with stress about ...

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SMALL BUSINESSES THAT THRIVE HAVE GOOD POLICIES

by Patricia Olson Small Business Consultant Many of the small businesses I work with have poor communication between the sales and accounting departments. When I ask a few basic questions of the business owner it turns out that he or she has ...

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Organization – No Policies results No Guidelines

Repeatedly I will work with a small business and wonder why nothing is being done.  The flow of work does not flow from one department to another.  As I investigate further to the core of the problem, we will find that no policies have been put in ...

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“Getting Paid is an Act of Respect”

In my work as a business accounting consultant, I have discovered that the root of my clients’ financial problems is an underestimation of their value in the marketplace.  This low self-regard often stems from a desire to be liked by their ...

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CASH FLOW AND THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER

by Patricia Olson Small Business Consultant Many small business owners that I work with do not know how to manage cash flow.  Money comes in and it goes out, but why and where it goes is beyond them. For example, a client pays my client $25,000 ...

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Distraction vs. Completion

Would anyone argue with us that the number one leading cause of not getting the results of the day would be distractions?  They disguise themselves in all types of form.  There was that customer who irate you and the scenario keep playing endlessly ...

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