Being in the delegation business, I’m often asked by busy entrepreneurs, when is the best time to get an Assistant? I firmly believe that delegation is the foundation for growth, and that leveraging your time is the most impactful way you can lead and scale. You can prepare yourself and your CPA firm for success with this key hire by keeping the following tips in mind:
Happy Friday! Wow, it has been such a busy fall, right?! Like head-spinning busy- for me both personally and professionally. As we've shared, Delegate has won some pretty great awards this fall- we grabbed the #52 spot on the fastest growing companies in Philly (woot! The Philly 100!!), and I won Small Business Person of the Year with the Philly Chamber (a high honor! for me personally!).
This combined with the challenges of a growing company along with a whole bunch of big shifts in my personal life equals a lot to manage! With all of this swirling around me, it's hard to stay focused week over week towards the game-changing work.
Below are a few of the strategies I use to keep my eye on the ball:
5 Tips for Being Efficient
Contributed by our Team Member, Melissa
Can you walk and chew gum at the same time? If your answer is yes, then YOU can be efficient. Being efficient means being intentionally as productive as you can without wasting energy or effort.
Below are 5 steps you can take towards being efficient.
11 Tips for Female Entrepreneurs
Check out this quick read on tips for female entrepreneurs beating the odds. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners, today there are more than 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. Since 2007, the number of women-owned firms has grown at five times the national average, with 1,072 new women-owned firms starting every day.
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TGIF and Happy Friday! Hope all our friends in the Southeast are faring well through Dorian. Many of our team are in Florida, Charleston, Wilmington and other parts of eastern North Carolina, so sending extra love and support to them this week!
We are excited to share that we are one of the 100 fastest growing, privately held companies in Philadelphia (the Philly 100®)! We are super proud of this win, and while it's a big deal to us, even more importantly this is an incredible win for the flex & remote work movement.
When it comes to decluttering your work life, I always like to start with my email inbox. There is nothing more overwhelming than a cluttered inbox where the important is mixed in with all of those junk emails you never read.
Lets face it, half of what comes into your inbox you probably delete without even opening! OR you leave it in there for fear of deleting something important and actually end up missing the true important stuff.
I like to keep an inbox of a rotating 5. Thats right FIVE emails! Here are my tips and tricks on how to clean up that inbox, make sure nothing gets lost, and relieve that inbox stress immediately.
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10 Ways to Get Back to the Grind After Vacation
Vacations are awesome. They're also beneficial, allowing you to restock energy reserves, boost happiness, calm your mind and even lower your risk of heart attack, all of which can help make you a better leader. You know what’s not awesome? Trying to relocate the zone after returning from vacation. But if you implement the following 10 tips, you’ll get back in the workflow in no time.
- Prepare Before You Go
- Take a Buffer Day
- Jump Back into Your Routine
- Review Your Calendar
- Pace Yourself
- Delegate What You Can
- Zone in on Your “Why”
- Remove Any Distractions
- Bring Your Vacation Back With You
- Plan Your Next Getaway
So, here we are, after Labor Day, and back at it. This quick read gives us tips on how to really get back at it after vacation! - Entrepreneur
Emily Morgan, Founder of Delegate Solutions, pulls back the curtain to share what time-starved entrepreneurs do to get administrative & busy work off their plates to free their time—growing their businesses in the process!