Best on Ground
Both David and Paul struggled to embrace slack (and didn’t eventually) but loved this use example of a firm that uses slack for customer service
Great tips on how accountants can improve their presentation skills - from an accountant https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:ugcPost:6492996181021589504
CFA earned great press as the most brutal exam in the world, this creates the allure of their brand for future candidates, why doesn't CA promote how hard it is? https://www.businessinsider.com.au/cfa-exam-questions-2018-4?utm_content=buffer5f6b4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=BI-linkedin&r=US&IR=T
Anthony Pratt’s twitter account is the best billionaire twitter account because he seemingly does it himself -https:/twitter.com/anthonyjpratt2/status/1085599580710785024
Check out the UK's funniest Tax excuses: https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tax/hmrc-policy/witchs-curse-spells-tax-return-trouble
Alex Malley has lost his Life Membership to CPA
The ATO's engagement with agents on Twitter is hilarious!
Worst on Ground
Xero wants to change the dictionary meaning of ''Accountant''. Is it just a gimmick?
More bad reviews for crypto currency by a hyper trusted group, this time JP Morgan https://www.businessinsider.com.au/jpmorgan-says-crypto-is-a-unique-hedge-for-those-expecting-dystopia-2019-1
Mark Wickersham’s blog post - yet more claims accountants will become extinct: https://www.wickersham.co.uk/blog/why-cloud-accounting-means-you-have-to-change-the-way-you-price
We still don't quite get startup valuations -
When client's sack you here's what you may want to consider:-
Did the clients expectations match the way you run your firm?
Engage your staff, it's rarely their fault.
Make sure you communicate the way you work with clients.
Respond with strength, hit the business development track, find more leads, close the open ones. Get back into it!