August 2017

July 2017

Pulled Pork and The American Dream

By | July 24th, 2017|Business, Featured, Food for thought|

Pulled Pork and The American Dream In celebration of our country’s greatness, I took to the grill to regale my family with my smoking prowess. The table was set for delicious pulled pork, my personal specialty. Usually my pulled pork is a sacred ritual that begins the night before.  I buy a fresh cut of meat, rub in my blend [...]

May 2017

4 Rules For Sticking To A Monthly Budget

By | May 17th, 2017|Featured, Food for thought|

4 RULES FOR STICKING TO A MONTHLY BUDGET We believe that you should work on your business, not just in it! At Duckett Ladd, we preach this to our clients every day. As a small business owner, you are constantly working on your business to make it better. You strive to make it more efficient, profitable, and all while creating [...]

March 2017

Five Steps To Take Following A Spouse’s Death

By | March 23rd, 2017|Featured, Food for thought|

FIVE STEPS TO TAKE FOLLOWING A SPOUSE'S DEATH The death of a spouse can be one of the most challenging events that life has to offer.  In addition to the emotional toll, an avalanche of legal and financial issues will arise that try to throw your life further into disarray.  My goal is to make the process a bit easier [...]

Everyone Is A Business Owner

By | March 9th, 2017|Featured, Food for thought|

EVERYONE IS A BUSINESS OWNER For business owners a brand is everything. How people perceive our company attitudes, our service quality and our values determine our success. We spend years of our life focusing on our organizations and how we can influence more people. But with our entrepreneurial success at the highest priority, we sometimes forget the power in applying [...]

February 2017

Love, Trust, & Conversations = Profit

By | February 14th, 2017|Featured, Food for thought|

LOVE, TRUST, & CONVERSATIONS = PROFIT When we think about business and profits, the word love seldom comes to mind. But these three concepts may actually be closer than you think. In Gallup's landmark "Q12" study, it was determined that profitability and business performance are strongly linked to the quality of relationships inside of a company. Employees who indicated they [...]

January 2017

Amazon To Start Collecting Sales Tax From Missouri Customers

By | January 27th, 2017|Featured|

AMAZON TO START COLLECTING SALES TAX FROM MISSOURI CUSTOMERS Effective February 1, 2017, retail giant Amazon will collect state sales tax from Missouri-based customers, the company announced on January 23, 2017. The company currently charges sales tax in dozens of other states already, and along with Missouri will begin collecting sales tax in Vermont, Mississippi, Rhode Island, and South Dakota [...]

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