Posts tagged GTA
4 Goals Every Small Business Owner Should Set in 2018

Goal setting is one of the most powerful tools in a small business owner’s tool belt. This practice not only helps you see where your business is today, but puts into perspective where you thought you might be. It helps identify strengths and weaknesses. It helps push us forward and spark new, innovative ideas.

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Do You Have What It Takes to be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone – mostly because people fail to be honest with themselves. Your biggest priority as a business owner is to look in the mirror and know your strengths and weaknesses. Once you can do that, the rest is just a matter of strategy.

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The Sooner You Ask Your Accountant This Question, The Better

In today’s blog post I’ll be sharing a question every entrepreneur should ask their accountant. Why? Because it serves as a useful litmus test in helping to determine whether or not they’re the right person for the job – the job of keeping your small business accountable to your objectives and steering you towards (your definition) of success.

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Give Me 15 Minutes and I’ll Give You A Blueprint For Success in 2017

On one hand you’re likely catching up on any tasks you put on pause to enjoy the holidays at the end of December. On the other hand you’re busy keeping up with the day-to-day of running your business while trying to figure out how to meet the challenges of the new year head on.

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The Real Way to Transform Your Small Business Success in 2017

With another year behind us and a fresh one ahead, it’s time to start setting your small business New Year’s resolutions for 2017. Resolutions and goals can be powerful tools for small business owners. They can help you understand where you are today relative to where you thought you would be. They can help you understand your strengths and weaknesses. And they can help you determine what you need to do to get back on track to achieve the success you want.

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7 Things Every Small Biz Owner Should Do To Wrap Up 2016

With Christmas behind us and December 31st just around the corner, it’s time to tie up any loose ends from 2016 and begin looking forward to the new business year ahead. To help you wrap business up as smoothly as possible and prep for 2017, we’ve put together this end-of-year checklist for small business owners:

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Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party

‘Tis the season of giving and spreading festive cheer! Unfortunately, ‘tis also the season of extra strain on your wallet.

But fear not fellow merrymakers! In today’s blog post we’ll be sharing a few quick tips that will help you keep more of your hard-earned cash if you’re throwing a holiday party for your small business this year. It’s our Christmas gift to all of you hardworking entrepreneurs out there!

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Time for Your Yearly Business Health Checkup

You visit your doctor for a yearly checkup to make sure you’re in good physical shape and to catch any health problems before they become too serious. Prevention is better than cure after all. Shouldn’t you apply the same philosophy to your small business?

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Is Your Small Biz Ready for a Financial Controller?

Day-to-day bookkeeping tasks like making sure invoices are sent, bills are paid, and payroll is met on time are, without a doubt, important. But if you really want to ensure the long-term success and stability of your organization, you need someone who can monitor your financial health at a high level and provide guidance and leadership as you grow.

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Why Face-To-Face Communication Is Still Important in Business

In today’s digital age, face-to-face communication seems to be a bit of a dying art. Unless you’re in a service-based industry like a hair salon, chiropractic clinic, or restaurant where your customers actually have to come see you in person, you likely rely on technologies like email, video conferencing and social media for most of your client interactions.

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What To Expect When You Work With Us

Wondering what to expect when you work with the Blue Sky team? In addition to our decades of combined experience in bookkeeping, accounting, tax compliance and management, we’re entrepreneurs too and we understand the challenges of running your own small business.

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