By Marc Rosenberg
Partner Comp: Art & Science
During my 20-year consulting career, I have been privileged to meet many amazing managing partners, who were very generous in sharing their knowledge with me. I wanted to share them with you.
“The best way to make a lot of money is to build a great team beneath you.”
Rosenberg’s take: Eat-what-you-kill may work out fine for small firms, and may maximize short-term earnings for all firms. But CPA firms operate much more effectively and profitably with the one-firm concept, with all firm personnel working as a team.
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