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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 28, 2018

It happens every year! Kristin and I start hearing or getting tagged in questions about people who are stuck finishing off their accounting books every year. We decided to ask our Small Biz Life Community for their questions to answer here!

How to get the most out of your small business bookkeeping without wasting time

I get it. I hate bookkeeping and I am cheap. I do not like "paying" monthly fees. I am a cheapskate. However, this is one of those areas I have evolved.  Kristin has managed to keep the books for all of our companies and families in about an hour a month.  

Listen to this important episode that will free up your time, and all you to MAKE MORE MONEY NOW!

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Jan 21, 2018

So often we hear that spouses are not respecting our dreams, but then in the next post we see people angry with their spouse for wasting your time. Respecting each other is a key to having a happier marriage and is key to living the small biz life.

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Focus Planner updated for 2018 https://www.smallbizlife.com/Focus

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Jan 15, 2018

As a business owner, no one knows your business better than you do. That's why you need to know the basics of income taxes. 

I know. I know.

It's annoying.

It's complicated. 

It's worse than a root canal.

So is paying too much in taxes because you don't know the rules. Yeah, that hurts, too. 

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Jan 7, 2018

Are you stuck in a funk growing your small biz?  Have you been putting off improving your health? Have your relationships suffered? Have you not been sleeping? It is the time that we all start living the small biz life and stop being lived by it. #NoExcuses 

You are not alone

Kristin and I have spent much of 2017 with you. We have had many excuses. Some real, but most where just extensions of our fear. Leading us to waste a lot of time, that is so precious. Join us in this podcast episode as we look at some of our biggest excuses, and some of the excuses we hear all the time. And how we can start working past them to live a year with no more excuses.

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Jan 2, 2018

Kristin and Jeff extend this hand of invitation for you to start planning for success in your business. However, before you join Planning Club, you need to accept the 4 rules of Planning Club.

  • Rule 1 - Do not talk about planning club
  • Rule 2 - Understand the problems with goals and planning
  • Rule 3 - Plan smarter, not smart
  • Rule 4 - Create good foundations for your plans

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Episode 15 - Creating goals that are SMART https://www.smallbizlife.com/blog/episode-15-creating-goals-that-are-smart
Episode 98 - What to do when your plan fails https://www.smallbizlife.com/blog/episode-98-what-to-do-when-your-plan-fails

 

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