Category: Consulting

Cyber-security Tips for Small Business

FDIC Winter 2016 Consumer News listed a comprehensive list small business owners can use to protect their data and their money from hackers.  Their cyber-security tips in short are:  Keep up-to-date anti-virus software on all computer devices with automatic updates.  Regularly install ‘patches’ or updates to all software.  Keep employee access to data ‘job specific’….

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QuickBooks Q&A Town Meetings To Continue!

Late in 2015 through early 2016 Business Support Services Northwest, LLC / ProFound Impact launched a series of free town meetings at area coffee shops, industry non-profits and regional Chambers of Commerce inviting QuickBooks users to join small group Q&A sessions to discuss common issues like job costing and reporting with PFI Coach, Chris McGee….

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Don’t Wait – Clean Up Now

Don’t wait until the tax deadline is upon you, save your accountant time and yourself money by cleaning your books up now.  If everything is ready to hand-off at tax time, your accountant’s time can be spent maximizing deductions rather than charging you for cleanup work. Attend 1 or all 3 FREE QuickBooks Advanced Reporting Q&A sessions…

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Can Accounting ‘Help Build A Sustainable Economy?’

Initiating standards and enlisting an auditing body to oversee the environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues or “nonfinancial information” as it’s commonly referred, similar to the standards used to oversee financial information is ‘fundamental’ in establishing a ‘Sustainable Economy’, suggests Robert G. Eccles, a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School and the…

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Locomotive or Lamborghini?

Business owners don’t often have the luxury of a ‘map to follow’ when trends seem broken.  LOCOMOTIVE … or Lamborghini?  If we can all learn to be a nimble race car adjusting quickly to the road ahead (and be less like a lumbering locomotive…), we’ll all be poised to become more prosperous!  LISTEN… really carefully to your customers….

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