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Leading Growth in Today’s Complex Marketplace. Things are Changing and the Old Growth Model No Longer Fits.

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Reprinted with permission from Accounting Today. From the outside it might appear that public accounting is much the same as it has always been. CPAs pursue traditional activities such as tax, audit, and consulting services. To build their business, they lunch with lawyers and attend after-hours cocktail receptions. Yet beneath this familiar scenario, our profession

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Podcast: Managing Your Growth Pipeline

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Gale Crosley recently spoke with Katie Tolin of CPA Growth Guides for an episode of AAMplify!, a podcast series created by the Association for Accounting Marketing. In the podcast’s partner video below, Katie and Gale discuss the critical aspects of managing an accounting firm’s growth pipeline. They go into important issues like what should and

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Sustainable Innovation. Sounds good. But what actually is it, and how do you do it?

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Reprinted with permission from Accounting Today. Everybody’s talking about innovation these days. The “i” word may be over-used, but when it comes to growing your firm, I’m an unapologetic believer in the power of innovation. This is especially important for mature service lines. Let’s start with a working definition. I love the one offered by

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From ‘Dull’ and ‘Commoditized’ to an ‘International Star’

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Reprinted with permission from Accounting Today. It’s official. Client accounting services (CAS) has come into its own. This once ho-hum commodity has evolved into a promising service line with solid value for clients and strong upside potential for accounting firms. One of the most accomplished practitioners in this space is Ian McBane, partner in the

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