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I had a free consultation with Scott this week and I feel completely prepared to keep my books and to be able to take advantage of every deduction come tax time! I look forward to working with Collaborative Business Solutions as my business grows.
I love miss Valerie...I've been consulting with her for many years now and she is very spot on ...Even when I think what she has to say sounds impossible, believe when I say it IS possible!
I started working with Aushi Mizani a couple years ago looking for help with dealing with the stresses of being a care giver to a family member. Over time we not only worked on being a care giver and setting boundaries for myself, we also started working on business and over all growth as a human being. Over all I have not ever worked with anyone with such knowledge and expertise. As in life if you're not growing you're decaying I see many years of growth ahead with Aushi Mizani.
As a small business, we have been through a few business coaches. It's important to find someone that is knowledgeable, patient (with us), and consistent. Mario is all of the above. He is a straight shooter and has consistently pushed our business forward. Mario's advice and follow through would benefit any company looking to make more money & grow.
Vanessa is a sea of information in providing me with ideas and ways of implementing my business. I worked with Vanessa in setting up my launch of my first book. Vanessa's ability to listen and hear what was needed was instrumental for me. It was easy to get in touch with her if needed as this was important to me. As a result I look forward to working with her in the near future.
Professional Accounting and Business Consulting offers tremendous customer service and accredited accounting services. Paul's background knowledge and experience lends itself to our business needs perfectly. He understands the challenges that small business's have, and what their needs are to stay in compliance with current tax laws. When you are starting a business finding an accountant that doesn't charge an arm and a leg to get your ledgers and banking up and running is a gift. One that we do not take lightly. Paul and Oksana are willing to meet with you where you are and begin the process of sorting out what your accounting needs are and then you are up and running so that you can focus on managing your business at hand. It's a relief. As with many people trusting a new, or unknown person is scary, but they have only built our trust in them and that integrity goes a long way. We have some complicated issues and Paul is willing to tackle them. Would we recommend Paul and Oksana? Absolutely, and without hesitation. Call them, set up an appointment it's well worth you while. Susie - Inspired Construction Products
I was a partner at a large law firm, where we had folks to handle all aspects of marketing. My partner and I started our own firm two years ago with idea on how to design a logo or brand our firm. Ding Branding was amazing to work with. The designs and logos were incredibly creative and conveyed the precise image we wanted. I couldn't have been happier. We couldn't to consult with Ding on various marketing issues and Ding always nails it
When I first received the call from Brandon about Zoogle Media, I have to admit, I was skeptical. I remember thinking to myself, I dont have time for another sales speech or sales call! However, just a few moments into the call, I realized that Rrandon & Chris was actually trying to help me, not sale me something! I ended up taking my chances with Zoogle and I can not express how blessed I am to have done that! I have received so much business through Zoogle! Zoogle brings more business to me than all my other marketing! Not only has Zoogle brought me business, but it has helped me with ALL my marketing needs! If I ever have a question, I can pick up the phone and call. Best part is, I DONT get some automatic phone recording or someone from overseas! I can speak with Chris directly. If you are looking to put your business marketing into someone elses hands, i HIGHLY recommend Zoogle Media! Best Regards, Kayln Stephens
True story... Last year after 23 years in business I called Ann to help me organize my growing company going forward. I was busy beyond control personally as was my company. I told her what my goals and future plans were. She developed a plan specifically for my needs. I can honestly say without a doubt her influence in the way I now do business is immeasurable. I have changed the way I run the company and schedule me time. This year my company will have the controlled / manageable growth I was looking for and I will be taking the time off I need. God bless you Ann! I'm following your outline and it's working perfectly!
I signed up with Rae for her monthly body-work-classes-coaching goodness. And I got all of it! Rae provides a burrito of mind-body magic. As a physical therapist and a tryer of all things non-invasive medicine, Feldenkrais hands on work is the most gentle AND effective intervention I have experienced. You are very supported by props and body change is achieved with gentle hands on movements. I would equate it to my experience with Rolfing, in that the outcome is immediate. You experience change in the session. I also participated in Rae's class and benefitted from her "every part of your life" intake. Rae includes coaching and guidance well backed by NLP and other investments into her own self. Having worked with other coaches, I can say Rae's training and personality combine to create unique simple practical changes and insights in my business and personal life that I had not gotten from other mentors. She is lovely to work with and I healed up plantar fasciitis, got myself super aligned, and better shored up in my business during our time together.
Very helpful with start up business organization and payroll
Working with Amanda was SO hugely helpful! Today we talked about pushing my business to the next level. At the beginning of our consultation she was already prepared with a list of things to ask me about and tasks for me to tackle. We did a lot of brainstorming and I felt totally comfortable with her. I now have SO many ideas to start working on and we're going to touch base again in the future after I've completed a few things and work on the next steps. I'm THRILLED that this was so easy (and so fun!!). Amanda is very personable and we found ourselves in laughter much of the time. I can tell she loves what she does and I would highly recommend her!
As I started up my business, Meghan was and continues to be my trusted bookkeeper, advisor, and confidant. I'd recommend her more strongly, but I don't want her to get too busy for me.
Judy spent 8+ years providing financial reporting and payables management services to my company. Judy is a great business partner. She is detail oriented, committed to getting things done right, and knowledgeable in her field. I would recommend her to anyone in need of financial accounting/reporting/etc services.
I have worked with Leadership Lab for a short time in an attempt to get my personal and business life back on-track. Annie has been extremely personable and understanding of my situation as a small business owner. So far we have started from square one - meaning that we are going back to the basics of life and time organization. Much of my stress, I have learned from working with Annie, has come from my lack of basic skills in time management and planning. Planning and goal setting, along with consistent feedback and advice from Annie, has relieved a lot of my stress already and I am beginning to see my goals take shape. It is important to remember that Annie is a coach and that, while she can offer expert advice, it is up to the individual to put in the work in order to see positive change happen. Annie, based on her years of small business experience, does have the "recipe" for success.
Joy Rain is a true professional who delivers outstanding service and value for clients who are willing to be introspective and who are seeking a meaningful change in the trajectory of their personal and professional lives. A testimonial provides insufficient space in which to articulate the numerous ways Joy has influenced my own success and the success of my companies. As an individual and CEO of start-up companies, Joy was instrumental in motivating, guiding and supporting me in my quest to be both successful and happy in both my professional and personal life. She has a wealth of human resource, people management and leadership experience to draw upon and a capacity to translate this knowledge into practical and actionable solutions. Joy has an enthusiasm and drive that is both contagious and intuitive, having a thorough understanding of various coaching and leadership styles and how to implement them in both personal and professional setting. Her coaching and leadership experience, expertise and knowledge would be an asset to any individual or company seeking to change the trajectory of their personal life or the culture and direction of a team, department or entire corporation Jeffrey A. Simpson, CFA
Cher came to work for us when our prior book keeper found a new full time position just before the end of the year. We still had all of the end of year reporting to get done and of course file end of year taxes, Payroll reports, etc. She started immediately and her knowledge and experience made completing all of those tasks relatively easy. She was able to learn the basics of our business quickly. Cher is more familiar with QuickBooks online than the desk top version we use. We were unwilling to change at this time so she had to come to our office. As in all other things she was very willing to accommodate us. Cher is flexible and organized but also takes ownership of getting the job done correctly and on time. I am very happy with her work and pleased to recommend her to new clients.
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Starting a food concession business is easy. However, starting and operating a successful concession business can be deceptively complex. There is good news! You can let me help you level the playing field and reach your profit potential quickly by benefiting from my experience. I'm Barb Fitzgerald, a concessionaire, a consultant and a best-selling author. In case you didn't know, earning a full-time income from a part-time concession is not the typical outcome for most concessionaires. In fact, from what I've observed, most new concessions fail within the first year. It is because information about starting a concession business is so scarce that new concessionaires must learn the business gradually and "by feel" during the critical period when they are also competing against experienced vendors for events, booth space and customers. How will you benefit from my mentoring service? The following are the benefits: * Determining if the concession business is right for you * Brainstorming menu ideas * Acquiring a booth and designing your equipment and layout * Analyzing event availability or discovering licensing regulations * Putting together a business plan * Evaluating the feasibility of your plan * Analyzing why your existing concession doesn't make as much money as it should * Learning how to avoid some of the many common newbie mistakes If you need an advice about anything concession related, I'm likely your gal. If not, I'll say so. Yes, it is possible to earn thousands of dollars in a matter of days with a food booth. No, this is not a get-rich-quick scheme. If you've ever been to a fair, festival or special event and have seen the lines of hungry people waiting to buy food, common sense tells you that operating a food booth is a viable way to make money. You've seen with your own eyes the relatively small investment, the low overhead costs, and the high volume of sales. What you can't see is how these businesses came to be. Now you can! Success comes only with proper planning, execution, and an understanding of the unique marketing dynamics of the midway. I've absorbed an enormous amount of information about the food concession business on a long road traveled since starting my own concession business in 1984. In route, I've co-chaired a position on the Oregon Food Services Advisory Board, founded Northwest Vendors Network Association, and authored "Food Booth, The Entrepreneur's Complete Guide to the Concession Business." Though my experiences are different from every other vendor out there, I consider my overall perspective to be typical and therefore relevant to vendors entering the field.