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How to run a remote CPA firm

How to run a remote CPA firm

December 1, 2017

Jody Grunden, CEO & Co-Founder of Summit CPA Group, shares his advice and secret sauce to making it work. 1. Schedule weekly team meetings with transparency Weekly team meetings are crucial within a distributed company. Scheduling 30–60 minutes once a week—preferably Monday mornings—with the entire team is a great way to start off everyone’s week. … Read More

Twisted Fry: The Road to Success

Twisted Fry: The Road to Success

December 1, 2017

INCPAS Scholar and his business partners establish first ever Terre Haute-based food truck business It’s 11:30 p.m. on a warm Friday night in downtown Terre Haute. Hungry, college students line up by the dozens, each waiting to get their first mouth-watering bite of Twisted Fry’s increasingly-notorious selection of unique french fry creations. Little do these … Read More

How to fight the war for talent

How to fight the war for talent

November 28, 2017

How to fight the war for talent  Accounting Today editor-in-chief Daniel Hood recently published the well-stated opinion piece “Stop Fighting the War on Talent.” He wrote on how the leaders of accounting firms must give their younger employees what they want – more feedback, more mentoring, more manager involvement, more flexibility and more empowerment. He … Read More