Ask Better Questions, Get Better Engagement

Never ASSUME, because when you ASSUME, you make an ASS of U and ME. This catch-phrase was popularized by writer Jerry Belson in the 1970s sitcom The Odd Couple, and its message is truer today than ever before. In a … Continued

The Importance of Individual Huddles

Chances are you’re pretty familiar with the concept, but in case you aren’t, a one-on-one (1:1) is a 30-60 minute meeting between a manager and their employee that is held weekly or bi-weekly. The purpose of the meeting is to … Continued

Key Conversations that Retain Employees

“This article was originally featured on the CPAsNET website” Employee retention is something every accounting firm faces, and is critical to firms that are focused on succession. While every person in a CPA firm may not be partner material, they … Continued

Do You Have an Attitude of Gratitude?

As we approach Thanksgiving, many of us are reminded of the things we are thankful for in our lives. For many of us this thankful posture extends to our professional life. If you had the opportunity to build your business … Continued

Recruiting & Retaining More Women In Your Accounting Firm

Recruitment Season.  Every year around this time, Inovautus becomes inundated with requests for assistance in recruiting top talent. As we meet with firms to discuss recruitment, the topic of succession planning almost always comes up. Bottom line: firms are struggling … Continued