Posts tagged with ‘The Bold Accountant’

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    How leaders can sabotage their own firm | News & Insights | Slipstream Coaching | Accountants, Financial Planners and Multidisciplinary Firms | Business Coaching | Business Planning

    How leaders can sabotage their own firm

    - by Scott Charlton

    In working with hundreds of high performing accounting and financial planning firms, I’ve become convinced that the leadership practised by the Principals plays a critical role in their success. Please take a moment to read about four observations I’ve made regarding the leadership practiced in firms that haven’t fulfilled their potential.

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    Maximum Results - The RIGHT people in the RIGHT roles | News & Insights | Slipstream Coaching | Accountants, Financial Planners and Multidisciplinary Firms | Business Coaching | Business Planning

    Maximum Results – The RIGHT people in the RIGHT roles

    - by Scott Charlton

    As a partner of your firm, you must continually aim to have the right people in the right roles. And that includes you, and your business partners. This requires planning for the longer term and an ongoing program for training and mentoring team members.

    Here are four suggestions which may assist you to keep your team focussed and delivering optimum results…

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    It’s time to get over the “Yes. Buts…” and be BOLD

    - by Scott Charlton

    ‘Yes. But…’ conversations frequently refer to time and service offerings.  For example: “Yes. But I’m already busy” or “Yes. But our strengths are in traditional areas of practice.”  For many accountants who know they need to change, “Yes. But…” conversations are at best supporting outdated belief systems, and at its worst damaging the future prospects of their firm.

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