Not The Managing Partner, But Still a ‘Managing’ Partner

Ed Mendlowitz CPA The Practice Doctor Q and ANot managing the whole firm is no excuse for not polishing management skills.

By Ed Mendlowitz
The CPA Trendlines Practice Doctor

QUESTION: I am a partner in a multipartner firm and have no firm management responsibilities, rather I manage a large book of business and while I do not bring in much new business (I don’t have time) I get substantial additional consulting services from existing clients and my realization rate is highest in the firm.

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But yet you told me I should attend at least one daylong practice management program a year.  Why?