With mergers-and-acquisitions activity on the upswing and Baby Boomers retiring in large numbers, many owners are now looking to exit their businesses. Fentress Seagroves, deals partner for the U.S. with PwC, outlines the steps business owners can take to ensure a successful transition and discusses the many ways CPAs can support them during this process.
Clients who feel an emotional connection to your firm can be your greatest assets — especially in an age where accounting work is becoming increasingly commoditized. Julie Littlechild, founder and CEO of Absolute Engagement, discusses what her organization’s research reveals about how clients become truly engaged with an accounting practice.
Should you use an emoji in email? Is there value in reaching “inbox zero” status? Byron Patrick, CPA/CITP, CGMA, has answers in this podcast episode.
Karen Dillon, a former editor with Harvard Business Review and author of the HBR Guide to Office Politics, discusses assertive strategies for empowering your career when you have a rocky relationship with your boss.