Make CRAP a Badge of Honor

Superhero businesswoman wearing shadow capeHow do your clients view your relationship?

By Steven E. Sacks

Performing Like CRAP. A strange concept, you might think. When someone acknowledges that your actions reflect crap there is no positivity in this assessment. And because this term is baked into the American lexicon, people will always view it negatively.

MORE: The Holy Grail: Finding the Right Talent | Strengthen Your Firm’s Screening Practices | Smart Trust in the Workplace | What Aspiring Accountants Need to Know | Improve Job Satisfaction or It’ll Cost Your Firm | We Hear But Do We REALLY Listen?
GoProCPA.comExclusively for PRO Members. Log in here or upgrade to PRO today.

But what if we look at it another way – in the form of an acronym? Let's give it a try.

Already a PRO Member? Click Here to Login & Continue Reading →

.

.

Get the Key to Unlock Premium Content Reserved Exclusively for PRO Members.

Go PRO Today: Choose one of these great offers

CONVENIENT!

Monthly Plan, $24.97
Save $5/month (17%)!

CLICK HERE
FOR
INSTANT ACCESS

7-day, no-risk free trial
then billed to your credit card monthly.
Regular monthly rate: $29.97

BEST DEAL!

Yearly Plan, $249.95
Save $110/year (30%)!

CLICK HERE
FOR
INSTANT ACCESS

7-day, no-risk free trial
then billed to your credit card annually.
Regular annual rate: $359.95

QUICK!

One-Time, $12.99
Best for occasional use.

CLICK HERE
FOR
INSTANT ACCESS

Get instant access, expires in 24 hours.
One-time, non-recurring, charge of $12.99

Steven Sacks

Steven Sacks

About the Author

Steven Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC, has been in the forefront of the accounting profession for nearly 30 years. His involvement included the development of the first set of consulting standards, the creation of the Accredited in Business Valuation credential, publication of practice management guides and award-winning newsletters, and addressing business development and organizational management in both the public and private sectors. He has served professional service firms and membership associations through the deliverance of leading-edge conferences, presented to colleges and universities on careers in accounting, and created workshops, webinars and webcasts on a variety of accounting and consulting topics.

As the CEO and founder of Solutions to Results LLC, Steven assists professional service firms and organizations to solve the challenges of human capital development and culture, and develop effective internal and external communication strategies and techniques.

Previously, as executive director of Moore Stephens North America, he served CPA firms with conferences, webinars, workshops, various communication vehicles (including a multi-year, award-winning association newsletter), and a skills database for the development of domestic and international engagement referrals.

At the AICPA, he developed strategies and business plans for growing the consulting services membership section; published technical service and practice management guides; participated in the creation of the first set of standards for consulting services; led the creation of the Accredited in Business Valuation credential; developed niche conferences in valuation, litigation support and forensic services; and presented to colleges and universities about CPA consulting careers.

 
Click here for more by Steven Sacks