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Small Business Tax Tips for 2018

Small business and personal taxes are due at different times of the year. Tax day this year - for individuals - is April 17th. Why? April 15, 2018, falls on a Sunday and District of Columbia Emancipation Day will be observed on Monday, April 16, 2018. Small Business Tax Calendar For business? Well, are you a Corporation or LLC? Your [...]

Mommy and “Me” – The Guilt Complex of the Working Mom Part 2

As a working mom, we are so hard on ourselves. Instead of just owning what we know we are good at doing, we should appreciate our current situation. I felt guilty no matter what situation I was in. When I was working full-time, I was always comparing myself to the lucky stay-at-home moms. But when I was at home, I [...]

Mommy and “Me” – The Guilt Complex of the Working Mom Part 1

I wish I could be more like her. If only I could... [insert your dreams here]. Stop the wishing and start realizing your dreams! I can be a wife, a mom, a friend, a volunteer. I can be involved. Working moms can do all of these things. It Takes A Village - A Working Mom's "Network" I’ve gone from working [...]

Teamwork vs. Me Work – A Happy Workforce

Managing your staff is a fine balance of setting boundaries and creating a participatory teamwork environment. “Teamwork” turns into “me work” if employees don’t work well together, even if they are the best and brightest in their field. A Teamwork Top-Down Approach Successful leaders set the stage. A well-equipped workforce is vital. Jobs don’t get done without the right tools. [...]