Tag Archives: Productivity

5 Ways To Lower Overhead Costs

Many focus on saving time out in the field – watching hours spent on jobs, looking for ways to improve productivity. But how often do you look at saving time in the office? The profit from your jobs needs to cover your overhead and still leave you with a profit. So it’s a good idea to review what gets done and see if there is a more efficient way to get the work done. Here are 5 ways that can help lower your overhead costs. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lower Overhead Costs

Many focus on saving time out in the field – watching hours spent on jobs, looking for ways to improve productivity.  But how often do you look at saving time in the office?  So often, time on office tasks, time … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lower Overhead Costs

Many focus on saving time out in the field – watching hours spent on jobs, looking for ways to improve productivity.  But how often do you look at saving time in the office?  Afterall, in many places, time on tasks … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Using the QuickBooks Best for You??

Have you ever tried on a shirt or jeans and found they didn’t fit at all? They looked great on the hanger, but that was the end of it. QuickBooks come in various sizes, shapes, and colors just like clothing; and just like clothing, some versions of QuickBooks fit your business better than others. You may not be aware that your version of QuickBooks does not fit your business, but there are signs that will give it away. Continue reading

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Six Quick Productivity Tricks So You Can Go Home Early

If you have an endless to-do list, you’re not alone these days. Most of us are constantly looking for ways to work smarter and get more done. Here are six quick tips to help your productivity so you can go home early. Continue reading

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Choosing the QuickBooks Payroll Option Best for You

Payroll is one of those aspects of business that many are reluctant to change, but it’s worth evaluating from time to time and this is a good time of year to do it. If you decide to make a change, you have time to be up and running with your new payroll system by the first of the year (or sooner if you want). Continue reading

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Timesaving Tips Pt. 4

Okay – last set of keystroke tips and then next time it’s an entirely different topic! The Esc key  closes whatever window you’re in Pop-up calculator – hit an operator(+,-,*,/) when you’re in a numeric field and voila – up … Continue reading

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Timesaving Tips Pt. 3

Last time, I wrote about the Find Transactions feature and different ways to look at your desktop. I mentioned before that I tend to be impatient on the computer. I frequently have 1 hand on the keyboard and the other on the mouse so I can do whatever is quickest! Today I’d like to give you keystroke tips – and they all use the Ctrl key. Continue reading

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Timesaving Tips Pt. 1

This afternoon I’ve been working on my next newsletter and the theme is Productivity. (Having my cat sit in front of my monitor does not help me be more productive, but I like her company and she eventually goes back to her basket on my desk.) I focused on what I consider to be some of the more powerful timesaving techniques in QuickBooks for the newsletter. But I must admit there are many other tips and tricks that save time, so I thought I’d mention just a few of them in my next couple of blogs. Continue reading

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