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When is the Best Time to Bring in a Bookkeeping Trainer?

October 14, 2017

In my years of training business owners and novice bookkeeping staff to manage accounting data, I have learned that when to approach accounting software setup and training is a critical factor for successfully self-managed books.  I have found that when it comes to the timing of training, businesses generally fall into these categories: The Procrastinator...

Your chosen trainer can Do, but can they Teach?

February 7, 2017

I was reminded recently that having a skill doesn’t necessarily mean being able to teach that skill to others. I was in a group of four people, and we wanted to play Euchre. Two of us were experienced players but the other two were not. The other Euchre player offered to explain the game, then...