Three Keys To Shorter Meetings For Your Diamond Bar Business

Shorter Meetings

Last week I wrote about working less, and testing the 80/20 hypothesis for your Diamond Bar business work cycle. I’d love to know if you had a chance to consider putting this into practice, send us an email using the email icon at the top right hand corner of our site when you can, if so. Well, on that note, let’s spread some … Read More

Three Keys To Shorter Meetings For Your Diamond Bar Business

The Pareto Principle And Your Diamond Bar Company’s Work Cycle

Pareto Principle

Slogging through the summer, and with the weather still hot, it can be real tempting to sort of press cruise control for the month of August until Labor Day hits us, and *then* really put that nose to the grindstone. But could it be that a rhythm of working a little less might actually make you more productive? It’s a … Read More

The Pareto Principle And Your Diamond Bar Company’s Work Cycle

Growing Customers For Life For Your Diamond Bar Business

customers for life

We’re starting in on the second half of the summer, and I have a question for you: How are you feeling about 2017 thus far for your Diamond Bar business? Now that we’re over halfway through the year, it’s a nice time to take stock. So, really, I’d be interested: How are things going for you so far? Send me a response to this … Read More

Growing Customers For Life For Your Diamond Bar Business

Should You Buy A Building For Your Diamond Bar Business?

buy a building

Every week, we advise our clients about how to handle their Diamond Bar businesses, and particularly their finances. It’s a big part of what we do around here, and many don’t even realize how much we’re willing and able to help. (And that’s fine, because we are plenty busy — but always willing to talk.) We can help you with … Read More

Should You Buy A Building For Your Diamond Bar Business?

The BEST Marketing Strategy for Your Diamond Bar Business

marketing strategy

When I chat with my Diamond Bar business-owner clients and friends, I find that many of them are adopting a “herd mentality” when it comes to marketing their business. I’d like to see that change for you, and for all my business-owner friends. Granted, I know my limits — I’m an accountant, not a marketing guru. But I pay attention … Read More

The BEST Marketing Strategy for Your Diamond Bar Business

Winning Back Customers In Diamond Bar

Winning back customers

This past tax filing season was one of our best yet. And by “best”, I mean that not only did we get to serve a bunch of great Diamond Bar clients, but we were able to help a lot of tax “issues” get resolved, and made a lot of clients happy. But one thing in particular made me feel a … Read More

Winning Back Customers In Diamond Bar

How To Get What You Want: Helping Others On Your Diamond Bar Management Team

helping others

First, I wanted to make sure you remembered that estimated taxes were due on June 15th. So, if you haven’t already handled those, now is an excellent time to do so! But I wanted to focus today on something I had to be very clear about for myself during our busy filing season a few months back — “delegation”. It’s … Read More

How To Get What You Want: Helping Others On Your Diamond Bar Management Team

Salesmanship Strategies: How To Get What You Want From Diamond Bar High Level Decision-Makers

Salesmanship Strategies

The business life is full of situations in which we are fighting for what we want. That’s why I’ve taken the past couple weeks to write about how to effectively connect with people of influence within your spheres, and how to get what you want in negotiations. Well, in running my Diamond Bar tax and accounting firm, I’ve had plenty … Read More

Salesmanship Strategies: How To Get What You Want From Diamond Bar High Level Decision-Makers

Six Key Negotiation Skills For Doing Business In Diamond Bar

negotiation skills

Last week, I wrote about how to approach influencers and those who might be able to help you get a leg up in whatever Diamond Bar business development or venture you’d work on. But what about an adversarial situation — i.e., one in which both partners are trying to get something? Well, that’s negotiation, and it’s a key part of … Read More

Six Key Negotiation Skills For Doing Business In Diamond Bar

Five Keys To Happy Employees In Diamond Bar (That Don’t Have To Do With Money)

happy employees

There is a lazy truism to which many Diamond Bar business owners, managers and employers hold: to attract better talent, you have to pay top dollar. Well, I’d like to challenge that notion. And don’t just write this stuff off because I happen to be a “penny-pinching accountant”. Though, of course, that is indubitably true. I love saving money. But … Read More

Five Keys To Happy Employees In Diamond Bar (That Don’t Have To Do With Money)