How to Communicate so Your Team Feels Good about Change

By |2017-12-29T17:42:20-04:00December 29th, 2017|Consulting|

changeWhenever the partners of an accounting firm are gathered together behind closed doors, often the rest of the accounting team wonders, “What are they talking about? What are they deciding? How is this going to affect me?”  

And sometimes – if there is a bit more paranoia – they wonder if another

You are Ridiculously in Charge

By |2017-11-20T13:21:59-04:00October 24th, 2017|Accounting, Consulting|

You are Ridiculously in Charge

BOUNDARIES GET A BAD RAP.

We don’t like to think of ourselves as fenced in, hemmed in, cooped up, or confined.  But the truth is that boundaries are a good thing, especially for leaders. As Dr. Henry Cloud describes in his book, Boundaries for Leaders, the leader of a firm is “ridiculously in charge.” If you don’t like the way something is happening

The Answer to “How Are You Doing?” for Accounting Firms

By |2017-11-20T13:22:01-04:00September 5th, 2017|Accounting, Consulting|

The Answer to “How Are You Doing?” for Accounting Firms

Paula recently decided after a long hiatus from the work force to start doing some bookkeeping from home. So far she has brushed up on her accounting skills but hasn’t spent any time working on a business plan. She says, “I just figure once I print some business cards and hand them out to some friends,