Author Archive | Rita Keller

Your Firm Budget For 2018

Friday, January 19th, 2018 Your Firm Budget For 2018 “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” — Warren Buffett, The AICPA Roundtable 2018 is happening this week in New York City. You can follow the comments on Twitter #AICPAroundtable2018. Just one comment from yesterday that I […]

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The Cloud Accountant

Thursday, January 18th, 2018 The Cloud Accountant “Those without self-awareness do not look to improve, often because they do not think they need to.” – Jessica Daley I talk with so many practitioners who struggle with the belief that they should employ remote employees. Whether you are convinced or not, it is a rapidly growing […]

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The 12 Questions

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 The 12 Questions “The true genius of a great manager is his or her ability to individualize. A great manager is one who understands how to trip each person’s trigger.” – Marcus Buckingham I haven’t written about the “12 Questions” in a very long time. It comes from a book titled, First, […]

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What Recruiters Are Seeing

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 What Recruiters Are Seeing “Human Resources isn’t a thing we do. It’s the thing that runs our business.” – Steve Wynn, Wynn Las Vegas I follow Sharlyn Lauby (@hrbartender). She covers HR topics, of course, but she also writes about general workplace topics. Sharlyn recently was facilitating a Society for Human Resource […]

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Doing The Work

Monday, January 15th, 2018 Doing The Work “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money, it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Have you examined how work is actually prepared, processed and completed inside your firm lately? You better put it on your list! […]

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Don’t Always Believe It

I try to provide CPAs and all the people working inside CPA firms with helpful information via my presentations, workshops, newsletter, consulting activities and this blog. Much of it comes from my many years of actual experience working inside a growing, profitable CPA firm. Some of it also comes from my extensive reading…. of books, […]

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