Training - why should you get advice from an expert?

If you work as a bookkeeper or are a part of the business and doing the bookkeeping in a small business it can feel really lonely.  If you don't have anyone to help you and guide you, check your work, or give you a place to look for an answer, then it can be all-consuming.  Or - even worse, a place to avoid.

Avoiding your bookkeeping because you are not sure what you are doing is a coping strategy.  But going and finding the right person to support you can be another.

BizSkills in Your Pocket is designed to be your support person - to help you with your research (handy links and templates) plus videos that you can watch and follow along with, that can help you with your data entry.  At Northwest Accountancy we can be your expert on call, to help you and guide you through whenever you are doing your bookkeeping.  As all training is presented virtually - you don't need to be where our office is to take advantage of this service.

Each video/ session is no more...

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Working On Your Business Not In It

As business owners, we are told to work ON our business, not IN it.

It's just really hard to do this without a system in place to do it.

When you work IN your business, you are doing all the daily tasks - such as answering phones, dealing with mail or emails from customers, dealing with complaints and sales, as well as the admin part of your business - invoicing, paying bills, banking, making decisions, or even just being out "on the tools".

So many things to do and never enough time to do it.  The days are short and the "to do" list is ever growing, right?

When you work ON your business, you look to figure out how to delegate some of these tasks, so you are not the only one working on the business.  You might get rid of some of the easier tasks that can be handed over.  But how do you trust someone else to do the same job as you?  Training and procedures (boring!).  Trust me - there's been a lot of resistance to procedures in my business over the...

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