Episode 22 - What to look for in an accountant

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss what you should look for in a new accountant. We also discuss copyright law and the recent IRS outage.

In the news

Before I can fix this tractor, we need to fix copyright law

IRS resolves e-file outage

What to look for in an accountant

This week's topic was inspired by a question I was asked by Clay Shaver of the Remodeling Clay Podcast (one of my...

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Episode 21 - Don't let fear hold you back

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss fear, how it can hold you back, the excuses you make because of it, and how to get past it to move your business forward.

IN THE NEWS

Google Chrome gets ready to mark all HTTP sites as "bad"

ADDRESSING YOUR FEARS

Jeff and Kristin have a very frank discussion about fear and you get some history on how we got where we are today. We discuss our own fears...

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Episode 20 - Increasing your energy levels

In this episode, Jeff and I discuss ways to increase your energy levels. We take you through an entire day with tips to use in the morning, afternoon, and evening.

In the news

Seven Free WordPress Plugins To Make Your Life Easier (written by Lena Elizer, graphic artist and web designer who created our site)

Kristin's news is more of a rant about all the excitement revolving around "refund...

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Episode 19 - Facebook Profiles, Pages, and Groups Oh My!

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss the basics of Facebook profiles, pages, and groups. We also discuss some best practices for each of these and when and how you would want to use each of these.

In the News

How to speed mobile page load times with AMP and WordPress

17 Powerful Facebook Stats for Marketers and Advertisers

Facebook

  • Profiles - Your personal page and profile, not your...
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Episode 18 - 5 common tax errors and 3 opportunities to save

business/career financial Jan 11, 2016

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss taxes (ewww, right?). Kristin reveals five common tax errors that could cost you big time and three opportunities that could save you a bundle.

3 critical elements in a winning gamification strategy

The last estimated tax payment for 2015 is due January 15, 2016.

Five Common Errors

  1. Poor record keeping
  2. Mixing business and personal expenses
  3. Employees vs....
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Episode 17 - New Year, New Beginnings

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss the new year and new beginnings: focusing on what worked last year, areas of improvement, and thankfulness.

In the News

Five free WordPress backup solutions

Strategies: 16 small business resolutions for 2016

New Year, New Beginnings

Take a look at the following things as you start 2016:

  1. What worked in 2015?
  2. What are areas of improvement for 2016?
  3. Don't...
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Episode 16 - The why and how of goal setting

In this episode, we discuss the why and how of goal setting, but it may not mean what you think it means.

 

If you haven't listened to episode 14 on SWOT analysis and episode 15 on SMART goals, listen to those first. Episode 16 is a continuation of those episodes.

When setting goals, use why to get to the heart of your biggest goals. When you set a goal, keep asking yourself "why?" until...

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Episode 15 - Creating goals that are SMART

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss creating SMART goals using your SWOT analysis to improve your chances of success.

In the News

Yahoo's Keeping Its Alibaba Stake - And Spinning Off The Rest  

IRS 2016 Mileage Rate for Business is 54 cents per mile

Creating SMART goals 

If you have not listed to episode 14 on SWOT analysis, we highly recommend that you do that first. This...

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Episode 14 - SWOT before creating goals

Lots of small business owners are in goal setting mode for 2016, but we believe you should do a SWOT analysis before setting your goals in order to create goals that will really propel your business.

In the News

5 ways most people forget to keep Wordpress secure  

Why the latest coloring-book crazy can be good for you

Using a SWOT Analysis to create better goals

Before creating your...

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Episode 13 - Do you have a business or a hobby?

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss various ways that you might be treating your small business like a hobby and what you can do to get out of that rut.

In the news

How to be (Personally) Agile by David M. Bush

Your Business Email Address Matters More Than You Think - Visual Logic Email Survey

Bonus: This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life

Are you treating your small...

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