Strong Business Strategies Embrace the Right Operating Model

Firms in the accounting industry have been expanding rapidly over the last few years, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions. This has included significant geographic expansion beyond the firm’s core location. As this pattern continues, it is becoming imperative¬†for firms to commit to one of several operating models to enable strong governance, attract clients…

Accounting & Advisory Firms: Getting the People Equation Right

“It’s the staff, stupid”, to use Clinton-like lingo to get to the point. Our clients universally sub-optimize on their greatest asset, their people. Let’s review the elements of a great staff program for the accounting & advisory industry: 1. A strong mission statement and employee value proposition linked to the statement. The specifics will differ…