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Oct 10 2019

A Problem Solving Approach to Making Decisions

2019-11-13T12:07:55-06:00October 10th, 2019|Governance/Decision Making, Leadership, Personal Development|

Choosing which job offer to take. Deciding to sell your home. Identifying the best candidate for the position. Giving critical feedback to a team member or client. Identifying which initiative to front burner and which to back burner. These and more are decisions that we face every day and often can leave us stressed or [...]

Mar 27 2019

Is Your Firm Leaving Potential Leadership Successors Behind?

2019-03-27T11:55:47-06:00March 27th, 2019|Communication, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Next Generation, Personal Development, Succession|

Firms around the country are struggling to recruit and retain experienced professionals to serve their clients. Partners are nearing retirement, and many don’t have clear successors in place to ensure their firms keep running. Given the need for talent, we should leave no stone unturned in our quest to identify our next generation of leaders. [...]

Apr 21 2017

The Attack on Profitability

2017-04-21T12:00:11-06:00April 21st, 2017|Governance/Decision Making, Leadership|

The theme of INSIDE Public Accounting’s 2016 Benchmark Report is, “Steady as she goes, but watch the horizon.” Firms are experiencing good times again with an average of 6.1% organic growth and 30.2% net income for all firms nationally, according to IPA. The caveat is that we’re in one of the tightest labor shortages we’ve [...]

Mar 2 2016

What Are Your Business Model Deal-Breakers? Six Non-Negotiables to Consider

2016-03-02T10:09:22-06:00March 2nd, 2016|Client Retention, Governance/Decision Making, Leadership|

There’s a lot of talk these days about the need for a new public accounting business model. In fact, we’re spending a lot of time ourselves driving change to many fundamental business model elements including pushing for not-to-exceed pricing, unlimited paid time off and uber-flexibility, and turning over the reins to younger leaders earlier. And [...]

Feb 18 2016

Progress to an Anytime, Anywhere Work™ Policy; and Reap the Benefits

2016-02-18T18:08:57-06:00February 18th, 2016|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

In June 2015, we launched our 2015 Anytime, Anywhere survey to collect information about the adoption of flexible work initiatives within public accounting firms. In this last installment on our survey analysis, we’d like to share what we learned from the 155 survey participants about the flexible work program documentation and communication processes in their [...]

Dec 17 2015

Getting the Most Out of Your AnyWHERE Work Programs

2015-12-17T13:13:07-06:00December 17th, 2015|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development|

More Results from Our 2015 Anytime, Anywhere Survey Earlier this year, we launched a survey to collect information about the adoption of flexible work practices within public accounting firms. In this blog in our Anytime, Anywhere Work series we focus on “place” -- where employees are working – and we are encouraged to see some [...]

Nov 20 2015

Sage Advice Regarding Anytime, Anywhere Work™ – Just Do It!

2015-11-20T16:38:05-06:00November 20th, 2015|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development|

This spring, we conducted our 2015 ConvergenceCoaching, LLC Anytime, Anywhere Work Survey and published the “big picture” results in our August 26th blog. In our anytime, anywhere work blog series, we’ve been exploring the feedback from the respondents with the hope that you’ll identify ideas you can implement to further (or begin) your firm’s anytime, [...]

Nov 11 2015

Technology Makes Flexibility Work

2015-11-11T15:32:42-06:00November 11th, 2015|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

More Results from our 2015 Anytime, Anywhere Survey This spring we launched our 2015 Anytime, Anywhere Work Survey to learn more about the adoption of flexible work programs inside CPA firms. We asked a number of new questions this year to learn more about how firms are successfully using technology to support their anytime, anywhere [...]

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