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SPEED, STAMINA, AGILITY, FOCUS… AND QUICKBOOKS!

Speed, stamina, agility, focus. All words that describe well Michael Phelps, Simon Biles, Shaquille O’Neal… and I. What do I have in common with them? We are all featured speakers at the upcoming QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose, California. I thank my colleagues at the Intuit Accounting Professionals Trainer/Writer Network for the continued confidence[…]

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WHAT IS NEW IN QUICKBOOKS 2017…

QuickBooks 2017 is available this week to everyone! Every new version brings exciting new features and improvements and this year is no exception: Scheduled Reports – Get timely insight with automated Scheduled Reports. Save time by allowing customization and scheduling of reports to be generated and emailed automatically. Smart Search – Save time with an easier,[…]

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Benefits of Networking

The success of a conference or industry event is not measured by the quantity of participants nor the quality of presenter. From a networker’s point of view, the true measure of success are the great relationships made in the course of attending conferences and events. One goal of attending a networking event is the generation[…]

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New QuickBooks password security requirements – and the unintended consequences

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The new password security features of QuickBooks 2016 are having silent but far reaching impact. This is due to the latest release update, R7. Intuit has rolled out the latest QuickBooks desktop security update and the changes have created a growing uproar in the user and accounting communities. Rest assured, your comments are being heard.[…]

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Winning at the Game of Hotels

This is the story of how the Brazilian National Team beat their Haitian counterpart before the game even started at the recent Copa America Centenario Football Soccer tournament. In the group stage of the tourney, teams were split into groups of four, with teams playing one another. Haiti, a team with limited history of success[…]

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Thoughts on Scaling New Heights 2016

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Last month, I was excited to attend my first Scaling New Heights Conference, in Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas, participating in 4 days of new experiences with my Mendelson Consulting teammates. This blog re-counts the experience of my trip. The conference was attended by over a thousand QuickBooks ProAdvisors. Most attending to participate in informative breakout sessions,[…]

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WHAT I TEACH

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The focus is not just on the outcome but on the merits of the work itself. I am much more focused on the essence of what I do, how the teaching occurs, the learning experience itself, than the subject matter. Learning is the result of an impactful experience. The story of a conference is told[…]

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WHY I TEACH

The focus is not just on the outcome but on the merits of the work itself. I am much more focused on the essence of what I do, how the teaching occurs, the learning experience itself. Learning is the result of an exceptional experience. I have been a facilitator at every Scaling New Heights QuickBooks[…]

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QuickBooks End of Life – Annual May 31st Obsolescence

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It is time for that annual event when Intuit ends support for 3-year-old versions of QuickBooks. Intuit announced for May 31st, 2016, this includes all versions of QuickBooks 2013 (Pro, Premier, Enterprise Solutions, Accountant Edition, and Mac). The services that will stop working include Payroll, Technical Support, Payments (merchant processing), and Online Banking. This means[…]

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SEVEN DAYS TOWARDS FIVE YEARS: WHY HIRE AN EXPERT

People seek help from experts because of specific know-how that they themselves do not have. A few days ago, my family and I were fortunate to attend a two-day-long charreada. It is an equestrian competitive event and demonstration similar to rodeo where multiple horsemen try their luck against each other on several different challenges. There were[…]

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