Choose intelligently and avoid problems later. by Marc Rosenberg, CPA What characteristics do you want someone to possess before you invite them to be a partner? Leading firms across the country generally choose from the following:
And six rules for keeping partners happy and productive…
Super-successful firms are experts at achieving one or more these…
What Mickey Mouse can teach accountants about accounting…
A thankless job: Divide, conquer and delegate. Most CPAs are thrust into the managing partner role with little or no training or coaching. Who teaches you to be an effective managing partner? How do you know if you’re performing well? … Continued
How to make a money merging in low-priced work…
It’s a process. by Gary L. Adamson Adamson Advisory There is a constant topic of conversation both inside firms and at almost every conference. It is the age-old question of partner compensation and “how do you do it”. As our … Continued
Don’t focus on what’s average. Be exceptional.
What makes an accounting firm great? by August Aquila Aquila Global Advisors Too many firms don’t give a lot of thought to the question.Their main concern is surviving. But the sooner a firm can start focusing on what makes a … Continued
Last chance to take care of yourself, your career, your firm — before busy season begins.
Despite economic recovery, many firms seem unable to capitalize on new opportunities. Click here to join the Tax Season 2011 survey; get the results. Tax accountants are finishing the 2011 busy season with stronger results than they expected, but – … Continued
Marc Rosenberg, author of The Rosenberg MAP Survey, says too many CPA firms fail to heed their own advice to clients: They don’t run their firms like a business.
Get it right or get “a guaranteed recipe for under-performance.” Finance and accounting leaders can’t develop and execute effective strategy without first gathering the right information, says Harvard Business School professor Robert Simons, a Canadian chartered accountant. In his … Continued