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Every month, Thriveal Community Group members discuss a topic relevant to the journey of entrepreneurial accounting firm owners. February’s focus was on work-life tensions, a timely discussion as many members headed into the most hectic time of the year.

The term “work-life balance” first appeared in American news media in the 1980s. At the time, most of the attention was on working mothers trying to take care of their kids and homes while holding a full-time job. As real as those challenges were (and still are!), there was little recognition of others’ work-life tensions. Eventually, that changed. Read more

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Coaching, Community
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I have some questions for you:

  • Are you building your firm just to sell it?
  • Do you plan to lead your firm as the owner/leader until you retire?
  • Do you want to check out and let other people make the decisions while you travel?
  • Why did you start your firm in the first place?

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CPA firm, Personal Growth
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Are you really an entrepreneur? Sure, maybe you own your own firm. But that’s not enough. You might not really be an entrepreneur?

 

Back when I worked at a firm, we had about a dozen partners. They were all owners of the firm, but I never thought of them a entrepreneurs, and I’m pretty sure none of them described themselves as entrepreneurs. They would readily describe themselves as accountants, partners or firm owners, but entrepreneur didn’t feel like a fit.

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Cliff Jumpers, CPA firm, Uncategorized
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