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April 2012 Issue
Take your business to the Summit
McQuaig & Welk Insights Newsletter



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What's Your Wellbeing Score? 


The quality of your professional life is made up of four significant components:   


* The nature of the WORK you are doing 
* How you relate to the PEOPLE around you 
* How much MONEY you are earning 
* The quality of your LIFE outside work 
These factors combine to create your overall Professional Wellbeing.  


Our aim at McQuaig & Welk is to work with you to improve the condition of each of these areas to take your Professional Wellbeing to its highest possible level. 


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Go Green, Small Business Style


Irrespective of your thoughts on green issues there can be some real benefits of incorporating a green theme into your business culture. Although there is little evidence that, in general, green-focused businesses are chosen on that differentiator alone, it can prove to be the tipping point when competitors are fairly even in other areas.  


There is added incentive when you consider that "going green" can also result in an improvement in business efficiency and security.... 


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Work Habits That Will Help You Succeed


Developing a successful business has as much to do with the way we approach things as anything else. So it's always useful to heed the work habits of successful business owners.

Here are some of the good work habits that they have shared with us:


1. Think of difficult jobs and assignments as challenges rather than obstacles. Don't over think a job and don't over-criticize yourself. Perfection is seldom achieved and never rewarded...



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Tools for Monitoring Your Business Performance          


Key Performance Indicators have long been regarded as vital for business success. But with so many to choose from, which ones are best for your business?


Key Performance Indicators (or KPI's) are specific measurements of various parts of your business activity. They are used to check performance against targets or as benchmarks or to monitor trends. 


On their own they yield limited information, but as a comparison they can instantly identify areas in need of improvement allowing management to focus ON the parts of their business that will contribute most to success. 


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In This Issue
Wellbeing Calc.
Join Us On Facebook
Go Green
Work Habits
Tools for Monitoring
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"If they don't fail outright, most businesses fail to fully achieve their potential. That's because the person who owns the business doesn't truly know how to build a company that works without him or her.. which is the key"
Michael Gerber
"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
Vince Lombardi
McQuaig & Welk, PLLC