For me, taking on a new client is exhilarating and daunting all at the same time. Creating individual systems means no client’s specifications are ever the same. While I am excited by getting to know a new business and all that that business requires, I am also a little daunted by the prospect of being… Read more »
I read a really interesting article the other day about how things that we have been told aren’t productive can actually be just that. For example the idea that you have to get up early in the morning and go to bed at a reasonable hour to get things done. I am most definitely a night… Read more »
A while ago I carried out a survey on gathering and recording client information and I thought I’d share just a few of the results with you. The response I got showed that over 55% of people don’t record their client details electronically, in fact over 40% are kept in paper files and 5% don’t… Read more »
Your finances. Quite often the last thing that gets done on your to do list and then hurriedly put together when you need to send them to your accountant. We may also give them a cursory glance at the end of each month to see what our bottom line is. But dealing with our facts and… Read more »
How to stop feeling frustrated when entering telephone numbers in Excel
Last Monday was ‘Clean up your desk’ day and it got me thinking (well it got me ranting actually!). Post-it notes. Maybe it’s like Marmite but personally I think they’re terrible things. For a start they don’t work because they don’t stick, they just don’t! They lose their stickiness, fall off whatever you put them… Read more »
Working during any holiday period is tough but continuing to run your business during the Christmas season can feel nigh on impossible! Here are my 3 top tips for getting things done while still enjoying yourself: Prioritise your to-do list. Focus on the 3 most valuable activities for your business. Concentrate on doing those things well rather than trying to… Read more »
Planning your business activities is important at any time of the year. But during the Christmas season it is vital. With so many other things to arrange and plan and do, if you’re not careful, your business can get over-looked altogether! However, with a little forward thinking you can keep it running, achieve what you need… Read more »
Sometimes you want to write more than just a few words in Excel. This tutorial will show you how to use the wrap text and new lines feature so that all of your text remains clear and visible.
Here are some simple and effective ways to calculate your information on a finance spreadsheet.