QuickBooks Connect Updates

BY Eddy Hood ON Nov 12, 2018


It’s a special time of year for accountants like us. We’re currently at QuickBooks Connect, an annual conference that brings the best ideas and tools together for better accounting services.

You’ll probably never come to this conference. You’re the entrepreneur. You’re the one that pays other people to do the accounting for your company. So why does this matter?

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How to Hire The Best Tax Accountant for 2018

BY Eddy Hood ON Oct 24, 2018

When I got my degree in accounting 10,000 years ago, I was naive to the industry. I thought that all accountants were the same.

Not true.

When you're trying to find the best tax accountant for your business, you don't want to hire a dud.
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CFO Tips: How to Open a Second Location

BY Eddy Hood IN cfo services ON Oct 10, 2018

When I was first getting started in accounting, I worked for a homebuilder. Our entire staff was located under one roof and the company decided to open a second location about 40 miles away.

It didn't go well.

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7 Steps to Achieve Profitable Goals

BY Eddy Hood ON Sep 25, 2018

You've tasked your entire leadership team with one goal this quarter: to create the most amazing HR manual ever! You're not sure why you're doing it, but large companies have one so you should to, right?!

After several meetings, 12 different drafts, and a few late nights Googling the legal prose, you step back and look at your creation, a binder full of responses to every HR situation imaginable.

You did it.

Your team accomplished something, but did your hard work make you more profitable?

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Virtual CFO Services 101: Costs, Benefits & Drawbacks

BY Eddy Hood IN cfo services ON Sep 6, 2018

To everything there is a season. There's a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to hire a CFO and a time to avoid one like the plague. Your business does need a CFO, but at the right time and with the right parameters. In this article, I'm going to cover what you need to know about virtual CFO services before you make the move.

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Optimizing The Intersection Of People And Tech With Capstone Strategy Group

BY Tami Brehse IN entrepreneurs, management ON Aug 30, 2018

Run by husband and wife team Dwight and Robyn McLeod, Capstone Strategy Group helps businesses streamline their processes, get the most out of their technology and lead their teams effectively. The McLeods had been in business for more than ten years when Dwight was accepted to a rigorous New York University program that would bring about major changes for the well-established firm.

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A Calm CEO is a Clear CEO: How to Master Your Brain

BY Eddy Hood IN inspiration ON Aug 23, 2018

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The success of your organization is entirely dependent on your psychology as the CEO. If your psychology is poor, your business will be poor.  In this article, we're going to explore how your brain is ultimately at the root of most successes and failures within your organization.  

One of my early clients, we won't name names, had poor psychology and his business suffered from it every day. I remember attending meetings with him and his team on a weekly basis and feeling very uncomfortable with his remarks. He would often say things like:

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What Is A Virtual CFO And Does My Business Need One?

BY Tami Brehse IN cfo services ON Aug 23, 2018

Growing your company’s revenue is a beautiful thing. There’s no feeling quite like the one that comes with hitting a financial goal that’s long been on your horizon. But reaching new revenue levels also comes with growing pains.

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ACCOUNTING VS. FINANCE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

BY Eddy Hood IN Small Business Accounting ON Aug 21, 2018

 

As your business evolves, there will come a point in time when you need to hire an expert to help you with money management. So, who do you turn do? Should you hire an accountant or a financial planner?

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9 Tactics To Increase Profits This Month

BY Tami Brehse IN entrepreneurs, Profitability ON Aug 16, 2018

Whether you want to take your growing business to the next level or you’ve hit a financial plateau and need to break out of it, you’re reading this because you want to increase your profits.

Making a positive change to your income statement means making changes within your business; the key lies in finding the change that will move the revenue needle for you.

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