Reflecting on Busy Season

Well, we made it. Tax season 2018 is officially behind us. Sure, we still have plenty of work to do, but it feels so great… Read More…

Go Beyond the Data to Get Great Customer Feedback

We live in a time of ‘big data’ and ‘analytics’ that gives us powerful insight into what our customers want. We know what people are… Read More…

3 Tips for Getting Great Employee Feedback

                Get great employee feedback (just don’t use this box). Keep reading! I recently came across a podcast… Read More…

5 Steps to Improve Internal Communication In Your Business

At first, it seems counterintuitive that people working in close proximity to one another can’t communicate well, but anyone who has worked in an office… Read More…

What Baking Sugar Cookies Taught Me About Business

Confession: I love Christmas. No, let me rephrase that. I LOOOOOOVE Christmas…so much so, in fact, that I’m first in line for Black Friday deals… Read More…

Practicing Gratitude

Practicing gratitude. Remember that phrase for a moment. Have you ever seen the movie Life Is Beautiful? It’s a story about a man and his… Read More…

HR Compliance Saves You Money

  Obvious admission: I’m a CPA. What in the world am I doing talking about HR compliance? It’s simple. When a small business owner violates… Read More…

Drink In These Marketing Lessons From Pumpkin Spice Lattes

We’ve had two chilly mornings in the Carolinas so far this month. Two. Autumn doesn’t officially arrive until September 22nd.  But it’s here already, on… Read More…

5 Things Your Small Business Can Do Now To Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has paralyzed southeast Texas. The images are staggering, and estimates place the total cost of property damage and lost revenue in the billions…. Read More…

Out of the Shadows: How small businesses find opportunity in the wake of big retail closings.

America stands to lose 147 million square feet of retail space this year. That’s according to Wall Street brokerage firm Credit Suisse, which released a… Read More…