Category Archives: General Business

We’re on TAP for You

TAP – Temporary Accounts Personnel TAP is a new direction for an old profession. Bookkeeping has traditionally been the domain of small business who need a bean counter to keep their accounts up to date. But with the industry maturing and more bookkeepers evolving into advanced roles such as virtual financial controllers and advisers, the type of…

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Zero for Xero

  As your Charlestown local area specialist, we want you to get the most out of your time with Xero and experience all the amazing benefits that Xero has to offer. One of the most common gripes we get from Xero clients is that they would love someone to talk to. Not in the, “I’m feeling lonely”…

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Just be a Little Better

“If you only do one thing different this week … try to be a little better than you were last week” Our approach to business improvement is focused on making small, sustainable improvements that are crucial to the success of the business.  We are not distracted by grandiose statements of “be all you can be”….

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Cloud Computing – Reinventing the way Tradies work

The magic of Cloud Computing If you are a business owner, financial controller or an accounting clerk, then you are more than likely, at the least passively familiar with cloud computing. Nearly all accounting software packages offer a cloud-based option in addition to their “hard copy” software. Cloud systems like Quickbooks Online, Xero and the…

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The Importance of Great Corporate Culture

The Importance of Great Culture As a business owner, have you ever considered your corporate culture? Have you ever taken the time to wonder what is the importance of great culture and how it monumentally affects the future success of your business? Corporate culture tends to develop organically. It’s not something you put in your business plan…

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How A Xero Migration Rescue Can Keep Your Business on Top

Xero Migration Rescue You are a savvy small business owner with big vision. Pleasantly, but unexpectedly, your business takes off before you know it. You are trying to keep up with the demands of daily business, but struggle to keep up with your newly found success. Common issues include: Manually entering several invoices as one…

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Avoid These Three Business Communication Pitfalls

The Importance of Great Communication in Business When it comes to your business interactions, great communication can pave the way to success. Whether you’re communicating your needs to a vendor, discussing roles and responsibilities with your employees, or sharing your vision with your customers, you rely on great communication to help you achieve your goals. But in today’s…

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Leadership – what can business learn from the military?

“Command with civility and imbue them with martial ardour and victory is certain.” – Sun Tzu The importance of leadership in successful businesses cannot be understated. As a leader, it is all too simple to become, shall we say, enamoured of your own position. However, by definition, “to lead” is a verb, an action word. Excellent team…

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How to Maintain Great Business Communication When It Comes to Bad News

As a business owner, you’ve likely been the bearer of bad news at your office. Whether you have to dismiss an employee, report a drop in earnings, or cancel a project, no one walks away feeling good about it. However, it’s important not to make a bad situation worse through miscommunication. Here are a few…

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The Benefits of Recruiting Military Personnel

The importance of leadership in successful businesses We’ve all had this boss: the supervisor who comes in late every day, doesn’t meet the deadlines they’re responsible for, doesn’t interact with you and the rest of your team, is unorganized, can’t adapt to change, and after all that, leaves early every day! No one can stand working…

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