No Beige Here

The “Juggle”

Thirteen years ago I left my full time accounting job at an energy company to stay home with my oldest son Christopher. It wasn’t part of the plan but he had health concerns that required lot of care and attention. Prior to that I was a 110% at work...

Taking the Plunge

So, you’ve decided to be your own boss. Congratulations – seriously. People become self-employed at different stages in life, for different reasons. Some people are born entrepreneurs, who can’t imagine how terrible it would be to have a boss. For...

Communication – It’s not just a soft skill – it’s Key

  As an accountant I spent the first few years of my career honing my technical skills which also included learning the buzz words and acronyms that exist in all the training, documentation and reports I used on a daily basis.  I was surrounded...

Business Valuations

What’s it worth? As you know, we work with many business owners who are in the early years of their businesses. Quite often, their growth involves buying a business – or at least some equipment and maybe a book of clients – from a retiring business...

This Changes Everything- Part 2

  This changes everything – Part II So…. I’ve written about how the accounting profession serves its clients. Or, frankly, often fails to. I also wrote about the three key features of the new cloud-based systems that have recently appeared....