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How to facilitate knowledge transfer between generations

How to facilitate knowledge transfer between generations

Millennials are fussy, they need constant praise and tend to leave a job as soon as something doesn’t feel right to them. Generation X is fiercely independent and doesn’t even question the status quo, they dismiss it altogether. Baby Boomers are workaholics who,...

4 Skills to teach employees to empower them to work remotely

4 Skills to teach employees to empower them to work remotely

The concerns over COVID-19 have grown over the past few weeks, with many companies asking their staff to work from home. As governments continue to order most businesses to close and individuals to self-quarantine, growing numbers of executives and managers are...

7 Steps to Improve Team Performance

7 Steps to Improve Team Performance

If your team members are not as productive as usual, lack initiative or motivation, are dissatisfied and at odds with each other, it’s time for a tune-up. Just as with individuals, teams also need regular attention and maintenance. By implementing some team-building...

How to use admininistration to increase capacity and leverage

How to use admininistration to increase capacity and leverage

How to increase capacity and leverage – the holy grail for accounting firms! It’s easy to understand why capacity and leverage are so important, but more difficult to appreciate why accounting firms sometimes struggle to get real success in these areas. Administration...

When the World is Forced to Work Remotely

When the World is Forced to Work Remotely

Worldwide concern over the Coronavirus pandemic has gained momentum over the past few weeks. Traditional DR (Disaster Recovery) plans traditionally only focus on catastrophic events where business assets are damaged or destroyed. However, pandemics hit hardest at a...

Client Discovery Meetings – Where do you start?

Client Discovery Meetings – Where do you start?

Take a look at this 8 step process for running client discovery meetings. 1. Tell the client that you want to meet with them to talk about the future. “What we used to do was good. Now what we do aims to make us more aligned with your financial needs. We are committed...

How To Turn Your Accountants into Analysts

How To Turn Your Accountants into Analysts

The development of business analytical skills is increasingly important as partners and managers of accounting firms make the transition from a compliance to advisory focus in their relationship with business clients. In its broadest sense, a business analyst is...

Generalist or Specialist – Who Owns the Future?

Generalist or Specialist – Who Owns the Future?

What sort of accounting firm do you think will own the future? One that provides a broad range of accounting and advisory services or one that specialises in a particular service? One that knows what type of client it wants to attract or one that will embrace anyone...

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