Are you really WITH your clients and colleagues? Check out this interview with Bill George that will shed light on how three types of empathy add value to all of your relationships: Good stuff – especially for accountants (and engineers )who are trained to be more analytical than relationship-oriented. When you show deep empathy […]
Look – he’s talking about you, the Millennial Accountant! … powerful forces are reshaping the marketplace, and CPA marketing must adapt to keep up. What are these changes, and how can firms advance their marketing practices to get ahead? Let’s take a closer look. … Add to this potent mix the emergence of millennials – many […]
Wherever you are on your career path, honing your leadership skills will serve you well. No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator. Great leaders connect with people on an emotional level every time they speak. Their words inspire others to achieve more than they ever thought possible. Great communicators […]
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 […]
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.