How Can Change Management Really Produce Change?

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC Lately I have been in conversations on the topic of change management. There is no one right definition because consultants can view this concept in slightly altered ways. Besides, one person’s… Read More

So, You’re Interested In This Practice?

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC People are interviewed for positions; the process has historically been known as buying a pig in a poke — for both the applicant and the employer. How the match will gel,… Read More

Suggested Reading: The Crowdsourced Performance Review

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC I recently read a blog post, “Want to Kill Your Performance Rankings? Here’s How to Ensure Success.” It explained how companies are moving away from the traditional performance management or rankings… Read More

CPA Firms Can Benefit by a Strong Internal Communication Culture

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC A local reporter or a potential client contacts your firm after visiting its website. The website may not have provided sufficient information, raised questions, or caused confusion. Now he or she… Read More

Staff Orientation: A Little Investment Goes a Long Way

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC I have addressed some aspects of staff retention in earlier posts. Another critical component to retention is staff orientation. Because of the accounting profession’s regulation-heavy nature, firms have provided CPE in… Read More