Is Your Business By Design or Default?

Rob Nixon: You shouldn't be a slave to your business – it should be a slave to you.5 key areas of focus when re-modeling your business.

By Rob Nixon

Most accounting firms are operating their business by default – not operating their business by design.

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Most accounting firms just seem to exist. They get through the years with a limited plan; they seem to “acquire” a bunch of clients who are a hodgepodge of make, model and size. They do not typically run the firm like a business, and worst of all the partners typically operate the firm based on learnings from the partners of the firms where they used to be employees.