How to deal with procrastination

How to deal with procrastination

What is procrastination? Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished. It is the practice of doing more pleasurable things in place of less pleasurable ones, or carrying out less urgent tasks instead of more urgent ones, thus putting...
14 Virtual Assistant Myths

14 Virtual Assistant Myths

1. I only need one Virtual Assistant Not true! Whilst there are some very good general administration Virtual Assistants out there, there are also some great ones that specialize in certain areas of business. To get the best advice and service, it is generally better...
How to claim mileage for your small business

How to claim mileage for your small business

Vehicle mileage is one of the most common areas that is recorded incorrectly in the accounting process.  Many people put through their fuel receipts as an expense, some also put through maintenance and other vehicle expenses.  The only time you should be...
Start as you mean to go on!

Start as you mean to go on!

You know what makes me really mad??? Hearing coaches constantly asking “what free software does this?” If you are serious about your business, why wouldn’t you be serious about the software, applications and equipment you use? Yes they can cost a lot...
17hats – Product Review

17hats – Product Review

I have recently had the opportunity to try out 17hats – not only as a CRM but as a complete solution for the solopreneur regarding managing clients, projects and finances, and I have to say, I love it! A CRM is only as good as the person using it! In my quest...
Find your purpose – your vision

Find your purpose – your vision

Starting your own company needs to have more behind it, than just being more convenient than working an employed job; but at the same time, you also need to make it work around you and your lifestyle commitments. Otherwise what is the point? Running a business is hard...
Understanding your Small Business

Understanding your Small Business

Many people starting a new business think that it’s an easy ride.  Tired of working for someone else, often thoughts of “I can do this myself” lead the way to start a business when all you have is a core skill and a desire to work less and earn more. While...