Rainmakers vs. Mistmakers: Building a Culture of Practice Growth

Rainmakers vs. Mistmakers: Building a Culture of Practice Growth

Every firm wants a rainmaker: a supremely talented professional who’s the linchpin of revenue generation for the entire firm. When it comes to business development, rainmakers are unparalleled. They have an intuitive grasp of Business Development, the ability to build meaningful relationships, and the instincts required to close game-changing deals. The only problem with that?…

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The Value of Innovation

The Value of Innovation

It’s long been my view that the accounting profession is one primarily made up of followers. I don’t mean that in terms of leadership – there are plenty of fantastic leaders at firms all over the country – I mean it in terms of innovation. The majority of firms are most comfortable when they’re following a…

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Building The Perfect Accounting Services Page: 8 Points to Include

Building the best accounting services page

Scratching your head if you’ve put your best foot forward with the way your practice is represented on your website or online? If you’ve been tasked with leading the redesign of your accounting firm’s website, it can be difficult to know where to start.  Your website is the core of your digital presence, offering you…

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The Great Spin-off: How Firms Can Prepare for Advisory Spin-offs

The Great Spinoff

With the news that both Ernst & Young and Deloitte are actively exploring spinning off their advisory businesses, the accounting industry stands on the edge of a seismic shake-up. In many ways, this marks a repeat of the past: from Arthur Andersen spinning off Accenture to Ernst & Young selling their consulting unit to Capgemini.…

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Managing Partner Bootcamp 2022-2023

managing partner bootcamp

Winding River Consulting is delighted to announce that our Managing Partner Bootcamp (MPB) is scheduled out with 2022-2023 cohorts. This marks an exciting opportunity for accounting professionals to benefit from specialized leadership development training custom-built for accounting practice leaders.  Did you know that 68% of CEOs admit they were not fully prepared for the job?…

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