The Distinction Between Bookkeepers and Certified Public Accountants

Understanding the Roles within Your Financial Team You’ve seen the words CPA and bookkeeper used a lot, sometimes interchangeably.  Maybe it’s been a source of confusion for you in your hunt for back office support for your contracting company. We want to clear up the definitions of each so you can look for the help…

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Goal Setting

Working Intentionally for Long-Term Results Writing down your goals increases the likelihood of achieving them Today let’s talk a little bit about goal-setting. It’s a highly-regarded and fairly well-understood concept , yet it is not practiced often enough.  We’re big believers in goal-setting here at Apparatus. Creating a goal inspires a mental picture of growth,…

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Qualities of a Hirable Contractor

Pre-client meeting preparation is important. Impress Clients and Land Jobs As the representative of your own business, your goal is to consistently impress clients. You’ve probably had to answer your fair share of questions from potential clients when trying to land a new job.  For many clients, giving up control is a hard thing to…

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8 Key Contractor Habits

Create Your Best Contracting Business Contractor Habit 1: Get in the Habit of Goal Setting Do yourself a huge favor and get into the habit of running your contracting business with intention. Go out of the way to write down the goals you have for your company and its future. Studies show that making this…

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