Monthly Archives: November 2012

27 11, 2012

Consulting vs. Coaching

By | 2012-11-27T00:47:37-07:00 November 27th, 2012|Blog, Business Advice|1 Comment

There is a big misconception between what is coaching versus what is consulting. I asked a few people how they define this and I always get a different definition. So here is my definition of both…. When you think of a coach, you think of someone on the sidelines of a football team, yelling encouragement [...]

23 11, 2012

What a Twinkie taught us?

By | 2012-11-23T10:11:23-07:00 November 23rd, 2012|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on What a Twinkie taught us?

So I am making fun and I am being somewhat opportunist but seriously…. Are there lessons in this business failure? My answer is ABSOLUTELY!!! First it would be wise to mention that Hostess has a host of threats. In a SWOT analysis, I think there are more opportunities for this company to go down than [...]

19 11, 2012

Work-Life Integration in the Digital Age

By | 2012-11-19T22:34:19-07:00 November 19th, 2012|Blog, Business Advice|Comments Off on Work-Life Integration in the Digital Age

Today I was included on BlogTalkRadio with Shamara Cox (Mitchell) and was asked about many things. The questions I thought I would be answering regarding taxes and accounting ended up being about business concepts and principles. I was asked questions that were all pertinent to operating and starting a small business but also about how [...]

19 11, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

By | 2012-11-19T19:12:00-07:00 November 19th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you to all of our wonderful clients for your continued business and loyalty.  We appreciate you all and look forward to growing our relationship in this next year and beyond! In observance of Thanksgiving, our office will be closed from Wednesday (11/21) to Friday (11/23). Have great Thanksgiving!   "As we express our gratitude, we [...]

12 11, 2012

What is your Why?

By | 2012-11-12T12:10:22-07:00 November 12th, 2012|Blog, Business Advice|1 Comment

All small businesses have obstacles. Regulation, competition and our own hangups all could potentially be large roadblocks to getting a business up and running. That’s why so few Startups make it past 3 years and even fewer make it past 5 years. One could argue that as a business gets there sea legs they forget [...]

5 11, 2012

Not Just Taxes!

By | 2012-11-05T09:22:56-07:00 November 5th, 2012|Blog, Tax|Comments Off on Not Just Taxes!

Today, I was hanging out with some friends at a cheer competition. Our daughters cheer together at Mountain View High School and they watched my baby daughter when I was just starting my business in 2004. We have been friends a long time. Among all the other conversation we were able to do in-between performances; [...]