Deeper Weekend 2014



Bryan Coleman

From a young age, he has had a passion for business, a passion that has followed him as he started his own accounting practice. He loves talking with his clients about how their businesses work and where they can make improvements. While corporate taxes are his specialty, he is also deeply interested in process improvement and helping business owners understand their financial statements.

Recent articles from Bryan:

I hear the term “lifestyle business” a lot these days.  It’s not uncommon for this to be, or become, the goal of many fellow Thrivealists. The name itself has a specific allure for those who could never achieve that mythical state of corporate nirvana: the fabled work-life balance. Since the term has become so common, […]
I recently had the honor to be invited to a seminar at one of the largest accounting firms in the world. After a tour of their brand new facility, we spent the rest of the day listening to panels and speakers on a wide-ranging number of topics – from diversity in the workplace to auditing robots (I won’t […]
Life can be stressful for the small business owner; it comes with the territory.  So anything that can reduce that stress is more than welcome in my life.  Anyone who knows me well knows that one of my favorite things (in business) is annuity payments on seasonal work. Seasonal businesses make most of their money […]
One of the great things about owning your own business is getting to make every decision exactly how you want.  You are in charge of every aspect – how you work, when you work, what you work on.  You can even stock your favorite pens.  As some of my fellow Thrivealists like to say, “You […]
As some of you may know, my Twitter handle is @openitemlist. This can elicit a knowing grin from people who have worked for, or with, CPA firms. (I believe there’s actually an episode of the Soul of Enterprise podcast where Ed Kless comments on the appropriateness of the name). The name is both a specific reference, […]
As Thanksgiving approaches, I find myself thinking about family. We all have a family that we’re born into. When we begin our careers, we are hired into another. That’s right. The company you work for is a family too. It’s important to remember that if you plan on hiring your own employees. The members of this second family […]