Have you ever noticed how professional golfers go to the practice range right after a match? How does that help? It is interesting but they do that to work out any problems they have with their form. It is effective because everything is very fresh on their minds. As professional accountants, you should do the same. Your errors in “form” are fresh on the mind, so now is a great time to reflect on your season and make plans that you can execute prior to next tax season.
Here is a great place to start: Go to our resources page to read our free sample chapter titled The Client of Choice from Accountant’s Flight Plan. Use the exercise to go through your client list and make some tough choices. You will thank yourself next tax season!
“Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards-and living up to them-is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it.”