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Take Your Profits First, ALWAYS

The formula for profitability has been established for ages. Every business owner, CEO, freelancer and entrepreneur knows it. It is required by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). GAAP’s fundamental formula for profit is simple: Sales – Expenses = Profit

There is just one problem…the formula hurts profitability.

Is Your Old, Outdated Phone System Causing More Problems Than It’s Worth?

If you think you have outgrown your current phone system and are tired of downtime, dropped calls, repairs, and maintenance, it might be time for you to consider a VoIP system for your office.  The right VoIP system can likely save a considerable amount of money AND give you more features and flexibility to support customers, drive sales and manage calls throughout your office.

Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: Jawbone UP

Jawbone UP is a system, wristband + mobile app that tracks how you sleep, move and eat so you can know yourself better, make smarter choices and feel your best.  This little wristband keeps you in touch with your body and on top of your health.  (Jawbone UP24, for those who like Bluetooth capabilities and real-time syncing with the app)

The new app displays movement and sleep details and delivers insights, celebrates milestones and challenges you to make each day better.

Client Spotlight: 

Celebrating 6 months as a Zanacore NetGuard Client!

 “About 8 months ago, I was in conflict over cost consciousness while seeking a reliable solution for our network maintenance.  After going with two cheaper options and experiencing the pain/down time of network problems (poor health), slow response time and incremental charges, I bit the bullet and hired Zanacore.

Dress For Success

Among the first things people notice about you is the way you dress and the way you groom yourself.  Many highly creative people effect a casual indifference toward their personal appearance, but in reality, they are making a purposeful statement.  They are saying, in effect, “I’m so good at what I do that I don’t have to dress for success.

Are You Using Videos To Onboard New Employees?

Most small businesses give new team members an Employee Handbook that outlines (in a myriad of mind-numbing pages) everything anyone needs to know about the company.  We expect our new hires to read this brick and be ready to pick an insurance plan, a 401K choice, know the company dress code, code of conduct and even what they can and cannot do online.

The Cure for Procrastination

Everyone knows procrastination is a time-waster.  The problem is it is a habit, and like most habits it is hard to change.  A person who procrastinates may be well-intentioned, and promises to take action "some day."  "Someday" is that elusive day between Saturday and Sunday that never arrives.