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Unhappy employees are bad for your brand

By Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk | November 7, 2017

I read an article recently that I found profoundly disturbing. It seems that if you aren’t happy in your job, you are not alone. In fact, you are in the majority!   But why am I, a marketing specialist, talking about HR issues all of a sudden? It all boils down to taking care of…

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Tips for Growing Your CPA Firm’s Affiliated Entities

By Sarah Johnson Dobek | October 24, 2017

As more and more CPA firms venture into consulting services, they will be faced with the question of how they should expand their non-traditional services. Some of the more common service areas include technology, wealth management and specialized consulting services for a niche or industry. As firms look to these affiliated service lines and entities…

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5 Process Improvement Strategy Trends of Future-Ready Firms

By Dustin Hostetler | October 10, 2017

By now, all of you reading this have heard of Lean Six Sigma (LSS). It isn’t a new concept. It was new to our profession back in 2007 when I first started going to conferences and presenting on the topic. Since then, we’ve worked with over 150 CPA firms to launch Lean process improvement initiatives,…

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