Category Archives: Time Management

New Year – New You: Setting Goals in 2020

It is hard to believe that we have just embarked on a brand new decade. I don’t know about you but I cannot say or think about the year 2020 without thinking about vision. Seeing clearly is, of course, very important to our day to day life. It is also essential that you have a […]

What Can I Do to Prepare for Year End?

It’s time to begin thinking about year-end! Can you believe it? Looking back, the Beyond Team accomplished a lot this year. We attended several accounting training events, had a successful team retreat in the Spring, implemented several new apps within the firm, and even participated in a Jam Off! What do you see as your […]

Accounting DIY: Can I Do My Books Myself?

As a person who enjoys crafts, there is a particular pleasure in being able to make something yourself. If you are a parent, you’ve likely received any number of handicrafts from your children. If you are a small business owner, your business is like a craft project: an idea that was brought to life through […]

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September is here!  Oh, how I love September.  It’s definitely my favorite month followed closely by October.  What is it about September that I love so much you might ask? Well for one, it is my anniversary month and I like to celebrate all month long.  But another big reason might also appeal to you […]

January: The Ultimate Monday

January is here and before you know it it will be February! Time flies when you’re working hard doesn’t it? You know, I actually like Mondays. I know what you are thinking and you are probably thinking, “why would anyone like a Monday???” Well I’m here to tell you why, and maybe you will like […]

What to Do About Spam

Unfortunately, spam is an inevitable part of today’s digital world.  The bad news is if you have your spam settings set too tightly, you will lose good emails.  If you receive new prospects via email, you may miss out on good clients and revenue.  If you have your settings too loose, you have to take […]

Mid-Year Milestones

Wow, can you believe that 2015 is half over already?  Now that we’ve crossed the halfway mark, it’s time to see if we’re on track for our 2015 goals.  To do that, we need to see if we’ve met our mid-year milestones.  Managing By Milestones  A milestone, in project management terms, is simply a point […]

What Is Real-Time Accounting (and Why Should You Care)?

Real-time accounting is when your books are caught up to the present and you know exactly where you stand with your account balances, revenue, and profit. It’s truly doing your accounting in real time. The opposite of real-time accounting is getting your books done once a year (or worse, being years behind). When you wait […]

What’s Your Hourly Worth?

Time is the most precious resource on the planet, but sometimes we don’t treat it that way. In our businesses, it’s important to get everything done, but we can also get overwhelmed with all the little things that need to be done to take care of customers. One of the big differences between highly successful […]