Making Presentations Memorable

How many times have you heard the aphorism about presentations: “Tell them what you are going to say; say it; and then tell them what you told them”? Also, “know your audience” is another adage. Simple enough, yes?… Read More

Etiquette Never Goes Out of Style

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC It really does not matter what type of work environment you work in. A modicum of etiquette and common courtesy should be constantly exhibited and practiced. Anyone or any organization that… Read More

Distraction Can Create Dramatic Impact on Production

You have a strategic plan in place, a business plan created and a budget for implementing the prioritized actions. You are all set move your practice to the next level and have all your key people starting on… Read More

Can We Please Refer to Accounting as a Profession?

By Steven E. Sacks “A profession by any other name…” (With apologies to William Shakespeare) Profession n. calling requiring specialized knowledge and often long and intensive academic preparation. Maybe I am just cranky, or maybe I have a… Read More

Mergers and Acquisitions

Accounting firms are increasingly facing the decision of whether to grow organically or purchase the necessary knowledge and talent. Then there are accounting firms that instinctively know they cannot continue operating the same way with an aging partner… Read More