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15 Quick Tweaks to Boost Your Leadership Skills

Poor leadership is a death by a thousand cuts. This week we’re going to jump right into a variety of actions you may or may not be taking that are diminishing your leadership role in your firm. That diminished role can be costing you productivity, time, and even employees who think their efforts might best be spent helping to build a competing firm.  Read More

Are You a Bad Boss?

The American National Bureau of Economic Research did a study looking into the bottom-line impact of bad bosses. The numbers are pretty scary, but you’re fairly certain you’re not a bad boss. You think your team likes you. You don’t think that your leadership is costing your firm productivity. Right? Well, if you’re not 100% sure here are some pointers you can look out for in your routine to see if you’re a bad boss.  Read More

9 Tips for Boosting Employees’ Morale

Low employee morale can have some serious effects on your firm’s vital performance indicators - customer ratings, profitability, productivity, quality, turnover and its associated hiring costs, absenteeism, theft, and even accidents in the workplace. Here are the following tips that you can integrate immediately to get your employees emotionally invested in helping to build your firm.  Read More

Small Business Ideas – Philanthropy is Marketing

Marketing is about branding – creating an emotional response in your clients or customers. Therefore it follows that good marketing is about creating a positive emotional response – when people hear your business’ name you want them to have a happy feeling about it, one that they’ll hopefully share with their friends, family, and colleagues. Philanthropy is a great way to build this kind of brand for your business.  Read More

7 Quick Tips for Making Your Firm Stand Out

Do you still feel like your firm is just another accounting office? Today let’s blast through these seven quick tips for ways you can immediately try to make your firm stand out from the crowd. You can become the accounting firm of note for an industry or sector of society by partnering with a big noise in that field.  Read More

5 Big Benefits You Gain When You Outsource Accounting Tasks

There is one overwhelming benefit you gain when you outsource accounting work – you give your business more resources to expand. But how does that break down? What resources are freed up? How can you utilise an overseas team to put your business in a better position to grow?   Read More

Are You A Leader?

Like any business, accounting firms need not just an owner but a leader at the helm. How do you know if you fit that definition? Ask yourself this question – are you guiding the firm with the sense of accomplishing goals (going after what you want) or do you see yourself as only fending off one problem after another? Ask yourself an even more fundamental question – do you know what you want?  Read More

Save Money Through Communication

The lack of communication doesn’t just lead to a lack of information. Employees will fill in spaces with their best guesses, and these best guesses can become destructive habits. Additionally, when employees don’t know the overall picture, when they don’t have an idea of their business’ big-picture goals, they’re going to feel like their work is being sent off into a void as opposed to their helping build something big.  Read More

Are You Wasting Time and Money with Your Meetings?

Business Insider Australia reported in 2014 that 66% of 3,900 workers feel that the time they spend in meetings is of zero value, and that this is having a negative effect on their productivity. Worse, 88% report that the number of meetings that they have to attend are static or on the rise. This in turn can translate to thousands of dollars being lost from your bottom line. Let’s take a look at some ways you can regain those lost minutes.  Read More

Power Up Your Team’s Productivity

How do you make your gang happy? The obvious answer is to pay them a whole lot of money. But if you’re a smaller business you simply won’t have the bank to back this kind of strategy. Let’s take a look at some other quick ideas that can help keep a smile on your employees’ faces if you can’t afford to pay everyone big-business sized salaries.  Read More

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