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Everyone has had a moment when you look down at your to-do list and just sit and stare. You (probably) know what I am talking about but, if you don’t, send me a message because I want to know your secrets.

When you’re in a room alone, it can be easy to brush off motivating yourself to get that one task done. “I can do it tomorrow…” “It’s not needed right this moment…” Read more

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Guest Post, Other Thoughts, Personal Growth
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Coaching continues to gain traction as a tool for personal and professional development. In a recent survey, 87% of leaders rated their work with a coach as mostly or very effective. Ninety-five percent of them said they would hire a coach again.

Coaching is a great resource to launch and/or grow a CPA practice. Many practitioners use coaching to develop vital business-building competencies like marketing, communication skills, staff development, and process improvement. But the more profound value of coaching comes from the lasting change it helps create. Read more

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Coaching, Guest Post, Laboratory
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On June 26, 2012, the THRIVEal +CPA Network held our June community call. The title of the call was “In the Trenches.” The basic idea behind the call was how do we as firm owners or future firm owners, balance strategic long-term planning for our firms versus paying the bills, or as most THRIVEal members would say “buying groceries and diapers.” How do we balance building the firm that we want against building the firm that we must have right now in order to keep the firm’s lights on? This is a very important topic and one that has been chewed on many times by various THRIVEal members as we attempt to figure out how to build our “Firm of the Future.”

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Community Call, Guest Post
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On June 26, 2012, the THRIVEal +CPA Network held our June community call. The title of the call was “In the Trenches.” The basic idea behind the call was how do we as firm owners or future firm owners, balance strategic long-term planning for our firms versus paying the bills, or as most THRIVEal members would say “buying groceries and diapers.” How do we balance building the firm that we want against building the firm that we must have right now in order to keep the firm’s lights on? This is a very important topic and one that has been chewed on many times by various THRIVEal members as we attempt to figure out how to build our “Firm of the Future.”

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THRIVEal just wrapped up Software week and I think my brain is still hurting. We were able to see a demonstration of 8 different products in 5 days (May 14-18, 2012) and get a feel for the culture of each company. Each company has different strengths, weaknesses, target markets, and overall outlook on what accounting software should provide. I feel like I have more tools in my toolbelt to better blow my customer’s mind and match the software to their needs. It was an exciting week, to say the least!

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Business, Guest Post, Software
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THRIVEal just wrapped up Software week and I think my brain is still hurting. We were able to see a demonstration of 8 different products in 5 days (May 14-18, 2012) and get a feel for the culture of each company. Each company has different strengths, weaknesses, target markets, and overall outlook on what accounting software should provide. I feel like I have more tools in my toolbelt to better blow my customer’s mind and match the software to their needs. It was an exciting week, to say the least!

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Business, Guest Post, Software
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