Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

While we continue to adjust to the global pandemic that is COVID-19, there are still a few lessons emerging that can help CPA firms, writes Ira Rosenbloom, CPA, chief operating executive at Optimum Strategies in a recent article from Accounting Web. In this article, Rosenbloom provides seven practical lessons accounting firms can learn from COVID-19.

  • Business Development

Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

The current coronavirus crisis is forcing the world to change the way they live and work, writes August Aquila, CEO of AQUILA Global Advisors, in a recent article from CPA Trendlines. In this article, Aquila offers ten items leaders can start doing immediately.

  • Career Management
  • Business Development

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by Abby Draper

Margaret Finley, OSCPA diversity + inclusion strategist and consultant, was recently asked by a LinkedIn editor to discuss how we can change the way we talk about diversity at work. Here are her responses.

  • Diversity & Inclusion

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

Technology should be an ongoing part of your business, writes Gale Crosley, CPA, CGMA, and Kacee Johnson MBA, in a recent article from Accounting Today. In this article, Crosley and Johnson discuss the importance of keeping up with today’s technology trends and how it has impacted the profession over the years.

  • Technology
  • Business Development

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

The medicinal marijuana industry is more nuanced than you might realize says Justin Breidenbach, CPA, associate professor of accounting at Ohio Wesleyan University.

  • Business Development

Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

We live in a world that’s “always on,” writes Sandra Wiley, CPA, president of Boomer Consulting. With the click of a button, we have access to phone calls, texting and email. When communication is this easily accessible, it’s not hard to become distracted by work during your off hours.

  • Business Development

Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Gary Hunt

Online reviews are one of the most important ways to attract new business, experts say, and accountants are not an exception.

Posted on Friday, January 24, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

The position of partner is one many CPAs aspire to hold one day. But reaching this goal requires more than the work being done on your end, the current partners share the responsibility as well.

  • Career Management

Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Jessica Salerno

If you have watched any shows about how to make a bar profitable, a constant throughout is how the bartenders are overpouring.How can accounting firms relate to this? Scope creep. It is the same concept as overpouring. And it’s bad for your firm.

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

Each year Accounting Today creates a list of 12 tasks to complete throughout each month. This year’s list contains advice from backing up your software to encouraging people to vote.

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Posted on Monday, December 16, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

For many firms, busy season is the most lucrative time of the year, according to a recent article from Journal of Accountancy. However, it is also the most stressful time for many. In this article, experienced CPAs offer their thoughts on the best ways to reduce stress during this time.

  • Career Management
  • Business Development

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

What started as a simple search engine in the 1990’s is now one of the most well-known tech companies in the world. Beginning in 2020, Google intends on taking their company one step further by offering checking accounts.

  • Technology
  • Business Development

Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

Focusing on business matters before the death or disability of a key person can seem overwhelming, but it’s essential to take steps to ensure the longevity of the business.

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by Abby Draper

Crowdsourcing, or asking a large number of people for help usually via the internet, can sometimes solve some tough problems.

  • Business Development
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  • _crowdsourcing

Posted on Friday, August 9, 2019 by Gary Hunt

The ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition coming to Columbus this week is good news for Ohio, and it matches well with OSCPA's mission of building a strong business environment in our state.

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by System

If you’re looking to drum up a little more business and save some trees while you’re at it, ditch the printed pieces and start making magic happen with email marketing.

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Abby Draper

Although there are many variations of S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting, the individual letters all stand for the same thing: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely.

  • _Boomer Consulting
  • _goal planning
  • _Personal Development

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by Abby Draper

Harvard Business Review says not only a flexible work schedule but a flexible workspace make employees happier, productive, engaged and willing to stay and advocate for the company.

  • Business Development

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Abby Draper

If you search websites like Indeed or Remote.co, there are dozens of freelance accounting jobs up for the taking. So, what is the appeal of freelancing to accountants? And is it right for you?

  • Business Development
  • Career Management

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by User Not Found

After four months of decline, the Accountants Confidence Index (ACI) saw an increase in nearly all of their five of their component categories (economy, large clients, midsize clients, own firms and small business clients), with the “notable exception of expectations for the short-term of expectations of large-business clients, which were off more than two points.”