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  • trust meAre you trustworthy?February 25, 2014 - 11:44 pm

    Wow! Its been a couple of months since my last post. Not much in the way of excuses but I can at least say I’ve been working on my latest book The New Trusted Adviser to be published by Thomson Reuters in a few weeks time. This book is definitely not an update of that […]

  • George-BeatonBy George – I think he has it!December 19, 2013 - 3:34 am

    I’ve been a subscriber to the BRW magazine off and on for many, many years. I was a little saddened to see their paper version stop production recently after 32 years of circulation but as our French friends say – ça la vie. Earlier today BRW magazine published a most excellent article of what Dr George […]

  • small-thingsAre you getting the small things right?December 11, 2013 - 4:23 am

    Just for a moment forget about the big strategies, the fancy marketing campaign and the impressive training & development programs you have planned for 2014.  How are you doing at the small things? Here is a checklist you might like to use so you don’t forget the small things. That aren’t in any specific order […]

  • conversationAre you able to have a conversation?December 4, 2013 - 7:09 am

    Are you an accountant that can easily have a conversation with anyone? I hope for your own sake that you are. In working with accounting firms and individual professionals for many years, I have been somewhat surprised to learn a few things about Partners and staff. The one thing that I have uncovered  is that […]

  • albert-einsteinWhat if Einstein was an accountant?November 27, 2013 - 7:49 am

    Come on – admit it. Einstein the accountant? – that would be one interesting situation. What if Einstein was an accountant rather than a physicist? Would the accounting profession be different than it is today? In my humble opinion the profession would be different for one very important reason. Einstein was smart enough to realise […]