Kim Erick

Power Team versus Contact Sphere

Everyone has a contact sphere, but not everyone develops those into a power team.  According to Ivan Miser who coined the term, “a contact sphere is a group of symbiotic professions who have a good opportunity to provide referrals to each other.”  A power team takes this a step further.  A power team is a...

Recordkeeping for your Business

Recordkeeping for your business is primarily driven by tax requirements, but your industry may have specific requirements for records as well.  The information of this blog is not considered tax advice and you should always consult your tax preparer when making decisions which could affect your tax situation.  The article is based on the IRS...

Weirdest Speed Limit

The Ferry Ride This summer, we were out and about in Hampton Roads exploring the area.  My fiancée decided to surprise me with a short day trip to the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry.  This was my first time taking a car onto a ferry!  We took the trip across on the ferry named Pocahontas.  Pocahontas, the newest of...

Scrabble Lessons in Humility

  I am bit of a Scrabble Freak. There, I admitted it. If you have been following my posts and watching the pictures, you may have noticed that I like to use the Scrabble tiles. My first job at McDonald’s while in high school gave us each a gift during the holidays. It was a...