What Should CPA Firms Discuss at Retreats?

Businessman writing on clipboardBONUSES: 15-item checklist to help set an agenda. And a participant questionnaire to learn what they believe should be discussed.

By Marc Rosenberg
CPA Firm Retreats

Most firms spend their time at retreats planning for the future, forming goals and addressing pressing issues and problem areas.

Ideally the discussions won’t concern day-to-day issues such as purchasing a new copy machine or revising the policy on sick days.

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The topics considered are strategic: morale issues, recruiting problems, profitability, etc. Here are 15 specific examples: