Why do accountants struggle with delegation?

Why do accountants struggle with delegation?

As an accounting firm coach, consultant and mentor I get to see inside many accounting firms. One thing I observe is a high proportion of senior people, partner/director and manager level in particular, doing work that could and should be done by someone at a lower...
Four areas of focus for a better accounting firm

Four areas of focus for a better accounting firm

Putting my accounting firm consultant hat on for a moment, here are four ideas to build a better firm. The right people I’ve put this first for a very good reason. You can have all the latest technology but in my view the success of your business still comes back to...
The importance of sleep for professionals

The importance of sleep for professionals

There is a TED talk by neuroscientist Russell Foster on sleep which I found most enlightening. (See the TED talk here.) I also read some articles from the Sleep Medicine Division of the Harvard Medical School. Here is a summary of what I learned. Russell Foster...