You want more? More money, more recognition, more advancement. Than do less. Here’s a good article: A few days back, I wrote Create Your “Not-To-Do’s” List. We got some interesting feedback from accountants. Here are some tasks that accountants want to stop doing themselves. Stop fixing the Ethernet cables into the router. (Get the IT guy
Lots of talk about how “specialization” increases revenue/profits, as well as advances careers. Here a quick article/case study: Commit to investing a specific amount of time in the market niche, or at least in researching it. “Learn everything you can about that industry,” said Bohinc, who actually holds plumbing and HVAC
Let’s face it. The idea of being paperless is intuitive as a millennial. Can you imagine being a CPA in the 80’s (or earlier)? No internet, no PDA, no texting. NO FREEDOM. Unfortunately, a lot of you are in firms that haven’t yet grasped the technology to be truly paperless. And, since you’re probably not
Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless. -Bill Watterson, Cartoonist (Calvin & Hobbes) You don’t have to be on-point all the time. Good stuff from Travis. Not sure you can do this with the 10/15 deadline staring at us, but if you can’t plan on implementing right after. Successful people
AICPA’s survey on issues facing CPA firms. Check out the comment on Millennials – John’s talking about YOU. It has been a long time, but U.S. accounting firms are again dealing with a full-fledged talent shortage. This, according to the 2015 Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) CPA Firm Top Issues survey. With the 2008
You read this blog because you’re a Millennial Accountant. You’re in the Top 10% of your industry, for your age group – the millennials. You will be running (and advancing) the public accounting industry and the way CPAs serve clients. Some sooner than others, but you’re all on a great path. But do you
Does this sound familiar? Unfortunately, I see this today in the Accounting industry much more than I saw it as a young engineer in the Construction industry. Good insights from Liz, though: I’ve been to hundreds of leadership workshops. Very seldom if ever do we talk about managerial integrity. We don’t talk about how easy
The best part about doing cost seg is filling out the Form 3115! Not really. But let’s talk about it anyway. The Form 3115 – Application for Change in Accounting Method is used for many reasons. Remember, for cost seg, much of the form is irrelevant. We help you with it when you run an
Check out this psychology experiment that was designed to measure the cost of your distractions: When you sit at your computer trying to write or work, there is a real danger that you will get interrupted by an email, instant message, text message, or phone call. Even if you do your best to skip past the
You want to grow? Think “client”. Here’s a great article from Joe in New Jersey: Client-centric service has long been a commoditized expression in firms, along with the phrase “quality service.” However, are most accounting firms truly client centric? The answer is often no. Most successful firms are client focused, but not necessarily client centric.
We used to think cost segregation studies were too expensive and too time consuming to be beneficial to the client, but Titan Echo was user friendly and made it a breeze.
Ryan Boge, CPAPartner | Boge, Wybenga & Bradley, P.C.