Hourglass

The clock is ticking. Where is your firm headed? Part two of two.  I shared my thoughts on the first two webinars in Accounting Today’s “The Pandemic and The Profession” (“The virtual workplace” as the new normal and “The crisis in industry talent”) I did with Gary Boomer, Allan Koltin, and Daniel Hood here. We…

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Telecope

Firms need to make tough decisions today about how to move forward tomorrow Part one of two.  Gary Boomer, Allan Koltin, and I have worked together for more than twenty years. We have seen many changes, both good and bad, in the accounting industry in that time. So when Accounting Today brought us together for…

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Accounting Calculator

Hint: It’s not who you thought it would be. The answer is the same team that was running the firm in 2020. Reminiscent of the movie “Back to the Future” and “The Time Machine,” we all went to bed on March 16, 2020, and woke up the next day on March 17, 2030, with the…

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Video conference

Do’s and Don’ts for a professional video call Whether you’re using FaceTime, Zoom, Hangouts, WebEx, Teams or any of the other video call platforms, there are a few universal do’s and don’ts if you want to look and sound professional: DO make sure there is light on your face.  Before you start the video call, look…

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Puzzle pieces

Effective communication is the difference between just saying something and saying something and getting it done Unengaged workers cost the U.S. billions of dollars a year in lost productivity. According to a study done by Gallup, only 50 percent of employees know what clearly is expected of them when they go to work every day.…

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