Going Beyond the Books
On the 6th of this month, my friend Julia Nardelli Gross and I kicked off the very first bookskeep Beyond the Books meeting. This is something I created for our women clientele, to give them an opportunity to come together and discuss struggles and successes. I wanted to create a support network of sorts. As […]
How to Hire Five Star Employees
Finding your next five-star employee will be easier now that you have considered what makes an employee a good fit for your organization and the role you are hiring for. We’ve discussed the qualities that make a great employee. We’ve considered the skills and aptitudes needed for the job we are trying to fill. Using […]
Five Star Worthy Interviews
In our last blog, I discussed the All In Intensive Program we’ve participated in, and what qualities bookskeep feels make an excellent employee for us. While these qualities are an important piece of the hiring puzzle, finding candidates with the aptitudes and skills necessary is equally crucial. There are several fields, accounting roles especially, that […]
A Five-Star Tip for Hiring
Over the last month, I’ve worked with two of my team members on reworking our hiring process. We have worked through the All In Intensive by The All In Company, founded by Danielle Mulvey who is also a fellow Profit First Professional Mastery Member. Her company takes the principles in one of Mike Michalowicz’s upcoming […]
Introducing SmartSell – Is It Right for You?
In the last blog of our SmartSell series, we’re going to talk about the most important part of the program: who it’s for. We’ve worked hard to ensure our clients get the most out of this service, and finding a good fit is one of the most important pieces. So, let’s talk about who SmartSell […]
Introducing SmartSell – How Does It Work?
In the second blog of our SmartSell Program series, we’re explaining the ins and outs of the program and what it can do for you. Through a 4-step implementation process and new reports designed specifically to support the sale, SmartSell will provide the financial data you need to keep your business valuation accurate so you […]
It’s Time for a Quick Q4 Check-Up!
It’s almost Go Time for ecommerce businesses. Q3 is turning the corner into Q4, which means holiday sales and end-of-year crunch time is fast approaching. Before you put your head down and try to make it through, let’s do a quick check up on you and your business. How is your gross margin? Are you […]
Introducing SmartSell – The Smart Way to Sell Your Business
With the ecommerce business market being so hot, we have seen several bookskeep clients take advantage and sell their businesses. As we worked with clients through the process, as well as talking with other business owners and exit experts who had been through the sale before, we realized that this was yet another way we […]
Check the Clock – It’s Time for a Vacation!
When Mike Michalowicz, my friend and mentor, first discussed the idea of Clockwork with me, I won’t lie and tell you I wasn’t nervous. The idea of letting some things go and allowing other people to step in and handle them felt scary. I mean, as a business owner some things can only be done […]
Profit First Can Prepare You to Hire
Like we discussed last week, I frequently hear questions about hiring, but the most common is, “How can I be sure I can afford to hire someone?” This is often a problem with entrepreneurs because no one can do it all, and your business can’t grow if things aren’t being taken care of. When your […]