Six Ways to Give Yourself a Raise

Sandi Smith, The Accountant's Acclerator
Sandi Smith, The Accountant’s Acclerator

Start by knowing your “opportunity number.”

By Sandi Smith, CPA
The Accountant’s Accelerator,
a CPA Trendlines affiliate

When I worked in the corporate world, it was always great to get a raise.  Now that I am an entrepreneur, raises are replaced by increases in revenue and profits.  More revenue and profits are nice, as long as we’re not working correspondingly more hours.  So how can we give ourselves a true raise: work the same amount of hours or less and make more?  Here are a few strategies for your consideration:

1. Take on more profitable work by knowing your opportunity number.