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Blair and Jen 2020

2020 The Year The World Changed

What can I tell you about 2020 that we all haven’t collectively experienced together. Never has there been such wide-spread issues that resonate so personally and pervasively across the country and around the world. We are all enduring a pandemic. We have all witnessed the challenge to leadership thinking driven by political events in the […]

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Virtual Game Night

Virtual Game Night (free game template)

Enjoy a family game night on us, where ever your family might be.

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Are You Sabotaging Your Outsourced Projects?

By Russ Harju Outsourcing projects and setting them up for success is crucial, as I have covered in recent posts. Have you started maximizing your impact and resources yet? There is no time like the present! As you start leveraging the outsourced talents of others, here are two tips for interaction to make sure you […]

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Professional Development

5 Success Steps For Finance Outsourcing

By Russ Harju In my post last week, I encouraged you to try out freelancing for some of your projects. Hopefully, you’re now feeling inspired to take the plunge. (If my writing didn’t convince you, then check out this article from Forbes; an interesting write up on Microsoft’s outsourcing program for its employees.) Now that […]

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5 Reasons Finance Outsourcing Works!

This blog was submitted by: Russ Harju It’s 2019, 12 years after the “The 4-Hour Workweek” popularized outsourcing. Yet so many companies are still not enjoying the benefits of outsourced freelance talent, especially talent overseas. Perhaps that is based on unawareness of the capability or fear of having a bad experience. That’s valid! As with […]

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3,000,000 Views on YouTube

Today, we surpassed another milestone.  3 million people from around the world have viewed one of our course lessons.  Nearly 32,000 of you subscribe to us.  That’s amazing and we thank you for your interest in finance, accounting, and your career. Our Learn Accounting in 1 Hour Course is far and away our most popular […]

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Blair and Jennifer

2018 Corporate Update

Greeting Friends!  It’s been over a year since we provided a corporate update.  We have a hunch no one was really looking for one anyway, but never-the-less we shall provide one as it was one of my [Blair’s] many undertakings six years ago when I started this journey. Jen and I have been partners for […]

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Five Reasons Your Year End Financial Statements Are Useless

Happy Monday everyone!  It is the middle of January and we are starting the third business week of 2018 and the third fiscal week of the year – if you are one of the majority of companies that has a December 31st year end.  If you are in a top quartile company, you closed your […]

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Why You May Live in Your Cubicle for The Rest of Your Career

We recently received an email from someone looking for our help.  He has just completed his ACCA designation in England (the equivalent to our CPA in Canada and the US) and is frustrated.  He reached out to us because he said he “does not want to die as an audit senior with all dreams & […]

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Homonym Homicide: Are You Going For A Slay Ride or a Sleigh Ride This Holiday Season?

‘Tis the season for holiday and winter activities such as skiing, sledding and skating.  And maybe even a  sleigh ride – NOT a slay ride.  A slay ride connotates that you are going on a killing spree – not quite the same thing and not good at any time of year – especially not around […]

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