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Are tech solutions the secret your competition is using to beat you?

Even if you aren't a competitive person, you likely know the sting of loss. Whether it’s coming in second in the race or going bankrupt in Monopoly, you have some frame of reference for what it’s like not to be on top.

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Can these three strategies change your tax season?

I know what you’re thinking.

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Build team spirit before tax season hits

Work is such a large part of our lives. By spending 40+ hours a week at work, some people see their coworkers as much as their significant others. So...

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Do you need an employee improvement plan?

What do you do when an employee is falling short on expectations? These situations are unfortunately a “when, not if.”

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Nail down these 4 things when marketing for accounting firms

Marketing falling flat? Or maybe you don’t even know where to begin your new client acquisition process? Client prospecting is a tricky business.

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What you probably didn’t learn at any accounting conference this year

Conferences can offer you a little bit of everything. From socializing with fellow industry professionals to oodles of free swag that can keep your...

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Should you keep working with a difficult client?

Find someone who says that they love every client equally and you’ve found yourself a liar—at least, they may lie to themselves. The...

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Don't read this if you still use a washboard

If you look at the present from the lens of how the past dreamed of the future, it’s very disappointing. We don’t have robots performing our daily...

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Why you find soft skills so hard

Accounting is a profession that’s done by the book—and that’s not just referring to bookkeeping.

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Being a virtual CFO means getting into the preparation

As your firm grows and evolves, shouldn’t your suite of services? By expanding your service offerings, you create better revenue opportunities for...

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Feeling squeamish about advisory? Here's how to get comfortable

There’s a battle raging in the accounting profession. Full services firm versus specialized offerings? Not that one. Shifting to automation...

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How accounting education is changing

Most accountants feel that the accounting profession is undergoing a monumental shift (and it is). The whole world is on a fast-moving technology...

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Need time-saving solutions for your firm?

Running any business is a challenge. But accounting firms are a special case. With clients looking to you for legal and regulatory compliance as well...

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