Listen up women. You started your company from your kitchen as a side hustle then grew it enough to quit that job where you your boss, George, thought it was endearing to call you “sweetie”. You did it all: instagram posts, client work, networking events, and of course the books. But now you’re a rockstar and juggling 10 projects! You hired Beth to do your social, John to expertly work with clients, and you’re still staying up to 11 cross-eyed wondering what your CPA is talking about. Your books are a mess. So here’s the scoop:
I was fortunate enough to participate in Glendale’s Tech Week for the 2nd year in a row.
Can you believe it's almost 2019? Well don't get too nostalgic, let's get to planning!
You can now send a PDF file to Xero and it will create the bill for you!
This is the 5th article in a series called “Business Owners - Are You Choosing the Right Apps?”
I’ve covered some suggestions about your mindset, skills, real world processes - now let’s talk about what I think is next - the software!
This is the 4th article in a series called “Business Owners - Are You Choosing the Right Apps?”
I’ve covered some suggestions about your mindset, then skills - now let’s talk about what I think is next - the real word process
This is the 3rd article in a series called “Business Owners - Are You Choosing the Right Apps?”
I’ve covered some suggestions about your mindset, now let’s talk about what I think is next - skills.
This is the 2nd article in a series called “Business Owners - Are You Choosing the Right Apps?”
I posted an article last month touching upon the foundation for your company’s digital success. The first point I want to extrapolate on is your mindset
I’m very excited about the advent of so many cloud-based apps now. They make doing business much easier. But it can be daunting to know which apps to use. This is the first article in a series on figuring out the best apps to support your business’ back end.
You’re running a business, scheduling your staff across projects, and providing one-of-a-kind genius to help others achieve their dreams - how do you juggle all this?
My company, Verte Consulting, sets up and provides accounting for professional services clients on Xero and WorkflowMax, two great apps that integrate together with API (simply put: a language that lets two applications “talk” to each other).
The fastest way to grow your business is to plan it out. Even if you're not looking for an investment, creating a business plan is investing with your energy - an investment that is guaranteed high returns.
Now that you've had a month to brush off the dust from your eyes, let's start focusing on your goals for this year. What are they?
2014 was a stellar year for cloud-based apps, 2015 is going to be awesome! Have you been naughty or nice business owner?
After a year-long process of being judged by successful companies and previous winners, Rod Drury recently won the NZX Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which landed him in the competition for the global title – it’s like the entrepreneurial version of the America’s Cup. This man is actively at the helm of Xero, making sure it stays its course with an eye on the future. The impressive part is that it’s not just his future or his employees futures – it’s for the future of the whole fleet of the eco-system, including partners and advisors.
Kirsten Barrie: Let’s talk about some specific Xero functions: what is the progress on developing quotes and other horizontal accounting functions?
Rod Drury: Currently we do have a solution for quotes, we have some really great partners that handle that aspect well....
Kirsten Barrie: That’s a very good philosophy. Juxtaposed, that leads me into asking what you think of Intuit’s acquisitions?
Rod Drury: We have a view that you don’t really want one vendor for all of your business tools...
If you’re a company with more than one officer, partner, or employee you might benefit from using Expensify. I have a handful of my clients using this, as well as I use it for my Xero-based accounting practice. Here's a work-around to use Expensify with your company credit cards.