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It's About Time: Ditching Annual Performance Reviews

I read an article on Ragan.com that talked about how Accenture is doing away with annual employee performance reviews in favor of more frequent feedback.

I didn’t research this, but I’m sure Accenture isn’t the first large company to do this; still, the story caught my eye. All I can say is, “It’s about *%#@ time!”

I can’t [...]

How Much Do Your Clients Trust You?

“Trust” is a word thrown around quite often around the accounting profession, but what does it really mean?

I recently had my annual physical – my doctor is only a few years older than me and we sort of grew up together, so we’ve known each other a long time. He knows what I do for [...]

Be One Step Above Mediocre Service - But is That Enough?

Last week at the AICPA TECH+/Practitioners Symposium, I had the opportunity to hear Peter Shankman, @petershankman, who I can describe as a guru when it comes to helping companies build their businesses through social media, PR and marketing. This wasn’t the first I time I’ve heard Peter speak; I previously heard him at one of the Ragan Conferences – [...]

Realizing a Shift Change in the Way I Consume Content

It took me awhile, but I’m finally realizing what others have been talking about for so long. The way I consume content has changed – and I think it’s changed for the better.

I still get a daily print newspaper; for some reason, I cannot conceive reading my Dallas Morning News online. No, I’m not a [...]

Partnerships: Do They Work?

From time to time, practitioners ask me my opinion about partnerships – specifically,should they enter into a partnership arrangement with another CPA or accountant? I think there are definite plusses when it comes to partnering up with someone else, whether it is an individual for a project or even joining one firm with another. However, [...]