The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think youíre doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? Itís 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well itís back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...
Virtual Assistants... Even Santa Needs One!
Trying to fit all the planning and preparing and celebrating of the holiday season into an already busy schedule can bring a lot of stress to a time of year that's supposed to be full of peace. These days, even Santa needs help making his list...
Ten Ways Your Chamber of Commerce Can Help Your Crafts Business Grow
Joining your area's Chamber of Commerce can be a smart move for your jewelry or craft business. Because businesses that participate in this group promote each other and work together, your own business can grow and prosper quickly. Here are just a...
Uncle Sam is Ready...Are You? Organizing Tips for Tax Time
Anyone who is closely related to an accountant knows that there are not four, but five seasons in a year: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and 'Tax Season.' During the other seasons, we accumulate leaves, snow, and mosquito bites. During 'Tax...
Inoculate Yourself Against Bad PR
What is bad PR? Well, if youíre a business, non-profit or association manager, bad PR does nothing positive about the behaviors of those important outside audiences of yours that most affect your operation. It fails to create external...