Channeling your frustrations into something positve

Channeling Your Frustrations into Something Positive

  On our weekly call this week, Brannon was asking us about our biggest win from the previous week.  Mine came from a situation that had started out very badly.  I was working with some clients and things were moving in a very wrong direction.  I spent some time with all the parties and we […]

Who in your accounting practice has veto power

Who in Your Accounting Practice has Veto Power?

  An often overlooked aspect of accounting practice ownership structure is how powerful the Veto can be.  The Veto is often underestimated.  It’s important to keep this key power in mind when setting up a firm’s ownership structure.  Partners can be very collaborative as long as decision making is clearly governed.  Latent Veto power can […]

How do you get top dollar for your accounting practice?

How Do You Get Top Dollar for Your Accounting Practice?

How do you get top dollar for your accounting practice?  You DON’T focus on the money…wait….what? Instead, you focus on the fit.     Finding the Right Buyer Focusing on getting a buyer who represents the best fit is crucial for a successful handoff, for clients, for staff and for post-closing results…your legacy if you will.  It […]

CPA firm hiring

Is your CPA firm hiring? How to use video.

  CPA firm hiring is always a challenge.  One of our last slow season projects this past year was to develop our own internal hiring process. One extremely useful discovery was to add a step to request a short video from applicants. We request this after we’ve received a resume that looks promising. Video may […]