Reflection is something I do a lot of – I have for many years quite regularly in my daily or weekly goings on. At certain holiday times and other milestones every year, I reflect on my year and perspectives at that snapshot in time.
Considering that professional services providers have traditionally charged an hourly rate, there are only two options, as I see it, to increase revenues – either they stop sleeping or they continually increase their hourly rate.
Nonunion companies usually work to keep an eye out for signs of union organization among their workforces. However, they are generally focusing on unions and union organizers, not nonprofit groups like "worker centers."
Telling clients you appreciate them goes a long way in building loyalty. Follow these gift-giving tips for the holidays or during busy season and make all of your client meetings a little more rewarding.
Over the last year or so, the Marketplace Fairness Act has gotten a lot of coverage. Although the act passed in the Senate, the House of Representatives hasn’t yet voted on its passage, and in some circles, there’s concern it won’t pass.
If you're being paid the same rate as five years ago and client demands have increased, it can lead to unprofitable client relationships and resentment. It may be time for your accounting firm to raise prices.
Now is the time to examine how you've been interacting with your prospects and customers. It's important to determine what did and didn't work this year in order to put tools in place to enhance and better monetize those relationships.
This summer, Tufts Associated Health Plans Inc. agreed to pay more than $370,000 to settle allegations that it violated federal contract compliance regulations by retaliating against victims of discrimination.
The holiday season offers numerous opportunities to enjoy the family and bring them closer together. These special times may also be good for engaging family members in meaningful discussions about the family business.
Unresolved intergenerational tensions can cause stress that decreases engagement, productivity, and, ultimately, profitability. The symptoms are likely to strike workers at all levels and management – up to the top.
Now is the perfect time to proactively build and manage your reputation on a local level. With tax season on the horizon, you should take steps over the next six to eight weeks to positively influence your reputation.