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The PB&J’s of Designing A Workflow

Posted by Kristy Monahan on May 12, 2017

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Category: BLOG, Workflow
Tell me how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.  Seriously.  Write it down. Pretend I’m an alien from outer space, and I’ve never made one before.  I’ll wait… … If you are like the vast majority of humans, your instructions probably went something like this: Grab some bread, peanut butter, and jelly. Spread the peanut butter on the bread. Spread the jelly on the bread. Eat. Now, if I were following those steps
So many apps, so little time!  How do we make the best use of our time while also learning about new technologies that will allow us to become even more efficient?  It’s a balancing act for sure.  Below I’ve outlined the steps I take to find, research, try and implement new apps.  Enjoy!   Top 10 Tips for Vetting Apps   Determine what problem you are trying to solve.  Do you need an app or

The Original “Kristy J”

Posted by Kristy Monahan on March 20, 2017

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Category: Uncategorized
I’ve been using technology and the web for so long that I was the original kristyj@hotmail.com. Not kristyj_2345@hotmail.com. No. Kristyj@hotmail.com. At HOTMAIL. Dot com. Do you realize how early an adopter you have to be in order to get yourfirstname@anywhere.com?  You have to be VERY early and VERY quick! I stopped using this email address many MANY moons ago…too much spam and not enough time to filter (also, marriage changed that last initial).  BUT, when

It Takes a Village to Run a Business

Posted by Kristy Monahan on February 22, 2017

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Category: BLOG
I need to get this blog post out.  I need to finish an accounting project, schedule two phone calls, send out a quote for new services, and create a new graphic for a web page idea that’s been floating around in my noggin for months. My kids are on Midwinter Break.  In between journal entries, I’m making sandwiches, starting movies, kissing ouchies and moderating arguments. How in the world do I juggle all of this?

The Benefits of Cleaning Up Your Books

Posted by Kristy Monahan on February 15, 2017

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Category: BLOG, Uncategorized
In continuing with our Clean Up theme, we’ve interviewed a client who made the right decision to clean up his books.  See his Q & A below: Q: How did you calculate income or make financial decisions before you cleaned up your books? A: On the fly.  The scariest part was that I never knew if I had enough money to pay myself or HOW to pay myself.  The whole setting aside money for taxes
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