Has Video Calling Arrived in Your Firm?

The concept of video calling has been around for a very long time (your parents were promised it) but the reality has been far short of expectations. For firms with multiple locations and very good Internet connectivity there were dedicated systems like Polycom,...

Energy Crisis

A number of consultants/businesses are talking about an energy crisis inside of companies.  Is your firm suffering from an energy crisis?  That is, your people are tired. If so, here are a few ideas to bring the energy levels up: 1)  Recreate/define your Vision for...

What is knowledge and what it means to a CPA firm

In 1910 you were considered educated if you possessed the total knowledge found in that day’s paper. Today, 2010 – what’s the apples to apples comparison? An example. If I asked you if you knew what Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma is – would you know?...

Tax Season Goals

A friend of mine says that most people aim at nothing and hit it with amazing accuracy. I tend to agree. One exercise to go through with your team is to ask them what their tax season goals are (they don’t need to be professional). Here is what I have heard:...