April 26, 2023

How to Run an Effective Meeting

Some meetings are terrible, right? There’s a reason there are so many memes saying “Survived another meeting that could have been an email.” But there are […]
April 10, 2023

Jargon vs Speaking Plainly

Have you ever had a conversation with someone and then walked away feeling like you know less than when you started? Industry jargon can often leave […]
March 23, 2023

Accountability Partner – Management Theory

Lately in our work discussions, the role of a Team Leader has come up. At Backyard Bookkeeper, we’ve settled on the idea of a Team Leader […]
February 23, 2023

Change & Transition

We have a fantastic EAP program that provides services and training regularly. I recently attended a training on change and transition and the following quotes stuck […]
January 25, 2023

Problem Solving and Time Management

The lore stems back to a difficult college math class in what must have been the 1990’s. On the professor’s desk sat a Furby.  A Furby […]
January 16, 2023

It’s Jess’ Fault – Leadership

One of my coworkers gave me a shirt that says “It Is Jess’s Fault.” We laughed about it, but it’s something I tell my teammates they […]
January 12, 2023

For Tax Season, From a Bookkeeper

As a bookkeeping company, we know how stressful tax season can be. So here is your friendly reminder for all people who feel a little extra stressed right […]
January 1, 2023

Happy Anniversary Backyard Bookkeeper!

Happy Anniversary Backyard Bookkeeper!  Backyard Bookkeeper started in a small apartment in Salt Lake City in 2008. 15 years later, we have hundreds of clients in […]