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Dec 17 2020

The Twelve Questions Rising Stars Ask About the Path to Partner

2020-04-15T12:56:47-05:00December 17th, 2020|, , , |

Thursday, December 17th, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM CT Are you engaging the entrepreneurial, energetic young leaders in your firm? These up-and-comers are passionate about their careers and their firms, and they want to know: What can I expect on the path to partner? Failure to answer their questions increases your risk of losing your [...]

Nov 3 2020

Webinar – The Twelve Questions You Should Ask Your Rising Stars

2020-04-02T08:41:32-05:00November 3rd, 2020|, , , |

Tuesday, November 3rd, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM CT It’s imperative that you identify your future partners and understand their hopes, dreams and expectations so that your leadership team can make decisions and plans to engage them as future leaders for your firm. In this session, we’ll explore: The twelve questions you should ask your [...]

Feb 28 2020

Put Me In, Coach!

2020-03-06T12:26:32-06:00February 28th, 2020|Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Next Generation|

“Oh, put me in coach, I'm ready to play today Put me in coach, I'm ready to play today Look at me, I can be centerfield” ”Centerfield” by John Fogerty This is the song we hear NextGen leaders singing across the country. Your NextGen are restless. They see opportunities for change and they want that [...]

Feb 6 2020

New KPIs to Drive Results

2020-02-06T09:18:58-06:00February 6th, 2020|Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Marketing, Sales|

“That which is measured improves. That which is measured and reported improves exponentially “                                                                                     Karl Pearson, English Mathematician The use of key performance indicators ensures that leaders are on the same page with team members about what is expected for individual performance as well as the performance of the team, service line, industry group, [...]

Dec 13 2019

Are Your Talent Resources Spread Too Thin?

2019-12-13T10:30:39-06:00December 13th, 2019|HR/Organizational Development, Recruiting, Retention Strategies|

December is planning season in accounting and consulting firms, a time when we look ahead to “what’s next” in the new year. As you envision the future, we expect that the talent needs of your business will rank high on your priority list.  Specifically, be sure to identify and communicate the top three things you’d [...]

Nov 7 2019

The Power Is in the Ask

2019-11-13T11:51:24-06:00November 7th, 2019|Communication, Leadership|

“The smart ones ask when they don’t know. And, sometimes, when they do.” –Malcolm Forbes, Entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes Magazine A client, coachee or prospect would like to learn more about our services and we have an hour scheduled with a ton of ground to cover. How can I ensure we touch on the [...]

Aug 23 2019

Creating a Learning Culture

2019-11-01T17:29:50-05:00August 23rd, 2019|Inspired Ideas, Leadership|

We’re in the knowledge business, and those firms that do the best job of imparting knowledge, developing skills, and building future capacity have the best prospects for long-term success and competitive advantage. In this blog, we’ll explore ideas to help you enhance your firm’s learning culture and make a commitment to life-long learning.  What is [...]

Aug 20 2019

Webinar – Partner Performance: Exploring Performance-Based Partner Compensation

2019-04-30T13:31:54-05:00August 20th, 2019|, , |

Even though some may want to focus on “fixing” partner compensation first, the last element of developing partner performance and accountability is rewarding performance. A properly designed and well-thought-out partner compensation system can drive desired behaviors and inspire your partner group to achieve high performance. Likewise, a poorly designed system will drive unwanted behaviors and [...]

Aug 20 2019

Webinar – Partner Performance: Exploring Performance-Based Partner Compensation

2019-04-30T13:31:54-05:00August 20th, 2019|, , |

Even though some may want to focus on “fixing” partner compensation first, the last element of developing partner performance and accountability is rewarding performance. A properly designed and well-thought-out partner compensation system can drive desired behaviors and inspire your partner group to achieve high performance. Likewise, a poorly designed system will drive unwanted behaviors and [...]