You’ve heard it all. The accounting industry is being disrupted. Automation and robots are taking our jobs. Millennials aren’t interested in the old school way of climbing the ladder. Firms aren’t changing quickly enough, aren’t innovating fast enough. With all of this talk of industry transformation, there is one word that is at the root of which firms will innovate and which accounting professionals will thrive and succeed. It’s a word that probably isn’t even on your radar. That word is ENERGY.Read More
We all know that busy season and burn out are two words that just go together. Like meat and potatoes or wine and cheese or 10 keys and tax returns. Burn out typically happens over time as a result of years of overwork and stress. But what if you could actually do something about it?
During my time in public accounting, I met lots of amazing people who were just completely burnt out. Feeling exhausted, disengaged, and low energy. Does that sound like you?Read More
Nothing can make your life a living hell more than a boss that turns everything into a last minute fire drill, especially during busy season. We’ve all had those bosses. Gallup’s research reveals that only about one in 10 people possess the talent to manage. These are not good odds.
It’s almost like these bosses relish in the thrill of the stress. Maybe they secretly wish they were skydiving in the Alps for a living. Now they have to settle for waiting until the last minute to file that Arizona state extension request. That is exhilarating. Yeah, not really.Read More