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

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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 pen drawer stocked for years to come, it’s tempting to sign up for each one that comes to town.

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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

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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

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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

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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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Bringing the competition into focus

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Bringing the competition into focus

What do you think about your “competition?” In a way, cloud accounting and AI Fintech open up the world to nearly every firm, but does this mean you...

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Isn't it all just busy season, now?

You know the drill. Accountants block their entire calendar from January through April, and usually another 4-8 weeks in the fall, for clients...

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Are you underselling your accounting services?

As an accountant, you understand what goes into each of the services you provide for clients. Those who need your services have varying degrees of...

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Stop making excuses for overworking

“Just one more thing, then I’ll call it a night.”

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Managing stress starts and ends with your senses

In the accounting industry, professionals are commonly working 50+ hour weeks all year long. During busier times, however, that weekly number can...

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