Accountants are often tasked with identifying variances that exceed specific tolerances. Rather than trying to eyeball columns of numbers, you can use Excel's Conditional Formatting feature to make such variances leap out on the screen.
My male boss wanted me to coordinate a "women's initiatives" panel for a group of managing partners across the United States, Canada, and Mexico who are part of our association. I rolled my eyes. I couldn't help it.
A recent study found that while nearly 91 percent of private company owners were enthusiastic about executing growth strategies, only 51 percent reported having the necessary financial resources to do so.
In this interesting Q&A, Andrew Rose, Naden/Lean LLC’s director of Marketing and Business Development, talks about some specifics to managing a dental niche practice, his firm’s sweet spot, and how social media has changed the game.
On October 26, 2012, Windows 8 officially became the latest version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. In today’s article, I’ll describe my initial experiences with Windows 8 in hopes that it will aid your eventual transition.
I talk a lot about writing things - e-mails, firm brochures, websites, and the like. I talk about how they don't have to cost a lot and they often aren't difficult. But the fact is, sometimes writing is difficult.
Many users tire of retyping report titles such as "For the Period Ended October 31, 2012" month after month. Excel expert David Ringstrom explains a couple of techniques you can use to simplify, and even automate, such date-based report titles.
Is your firm at risk of losing clients or missing opportunities for additional wallet share from existing clients? A large gap may exist between what partners believe their clients think versus what clients actually think.
Sometimes a formula you craft will return an error, such as #DIV/0! or #N/A. Many users overcome this by using combinations of the IF, ISERROR, and ISNA worksheet functions. However, using these functions in concert can result in complex formulas.
Once again I'm faced with that perplexing quadrennial conundrum: whether to replace an incumbent that's served me well for the most part with a challenger that offers a radically new direction. That's right, I must decide whether to upgrade to Windows 8.
This won't come as news to you: We live in an interruption-oriented society. The ability to sneak off, to find quiet, or to rest is challenging in the age of mobile devices. What's more, the noise level has been increasing steadily.
We're headed toward a massive transition at firms across the country as current leaders get closer to retirement. Some firms have successfully transitioned, others are preparing, and there are those that don't have any plans in place.
As you may have learned the hard way, pushing CPE requirements to the back burner and telling yourself that you’ll get around to completing your hours at some point just doesn't cut it. You must be focused and have a plan in place.
Changing your pricing model is no simple task, but it is something beneficial for your clients and your firm. There are a number of investments of time and money that need to be factored into the overall pricing calculations for your firm.