Orange Clock GraphicThere Is A Season: Test! Test! Test!

Many common statements abound in business, ones which we can all agreed upon. For instance, “the check is in the mail” and “the system conversion will be quick, painless and without problems” aren’t always truthful or accurate declarations. Neither is … Continued

IMG_1706Giving Thanks in America’s Business World

When we look at our business and work lives, there are countless things for which to be thankful on this Thanksgiving Day. Certainly, marked on the “thankful” list is the ability and intelligence to perform our jobs. There’s the opportunity … Continued

Adam BlitzLive Happy, Work Happy!

Guest Blog By: Adam Blitz, CPA, Manager Wiebe Hinton Hambalek, LLP   I am continuously amazed by how often I hear the following complaints – not just from CPAs but from the accounting profession’s leadership. The future is glum! Our … Continued

hHow to Win More Proposals

The public accounting marketplace is becoming increasingly more competitive. More decision-makers are becoming savvy purchasers. No longer do they just talk to one firm; they often talk to multiple firms. Whether you were referred into the opportunity or the prospect … Continued

investment conceptIs Your Accounting Firm Better Than Average?

How are accounting firm marketing budgets being spent these days? In the most recent Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) Growth Strategies magazine (for members), there’s a very compelling breakout titled Top 5 Spending Categories: High-Growth Firms vs. Average Firms. I won’t … Continued

IMG_1078You’re Checking My Credit History Before You Hire Me?!?

Should a job candidate’s credit history be a factor in hiring decisions? A sizable percentage of respondents in an informal poll of Columbus Business First readers indicates a “yes” vote. I speculate that the accounting profession would weigh in with an … Continued