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, [...]
Although it’s well known that Disneyworld’s tagline is the “Happiest Place on Earth,” everyone’s definition of “happiest” is different.
Let me pose one, important question: Do you think clients believe your firm is the “happiest firm on earth?” Taken literally, do clients love your firm so much that they will never go elsewhere for accounting services? [...]
Just about every major city has its own version of a “Best Place to Work” competition in which 100 or more local companies are ranked according to comprehensive surveys submitted by company employees. Even if your city doesn’t have a formal listing, chances are there is some kind of effort driven by your local newspaper [...]
After getting inspired from Solution14 keynote speaker Susan Solovic who spoke about marketing and branding, it became apparent just how many opportunities the younger generation has to reach growth and success at their firms or companies.
Here’s my take on 5 strategies for the younger generation to grow and succeed:
Failure is Okay
Bill Gates calls failure “research.” [...]
I used to consider myself an early adopter of all-things technology. Back when I was PC-based, I would upgrade to the newest operating system (OS) right away and buy the latest version of Microsoft Office. Almost 6 years ago when I moved to a Mac, whenever a new OS came out, I upgraded very quickly.