Yesterday, a great friend, Nicole, earned one of the highest honors in the accounting marketing world – marketer of the year. This is essentially an award given only to 1 out of 800 accounting marketers nationwide once a year. It’s a huge honor and she is as deserving, if not more, than every previous award winner I’ve ever … Continue reading My Friend Nicole and Mutual Trusted Advisors
From Food Network Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown Show: Good Eats Episode: American Classic I: Spinach Salad Ingredients 8 ounces young spinach 2 large eggs 8 pieces thick-sliced bacon, chopped 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 large white mushrooms, sliced 3 ounces red onion … Continue reading Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
By Jennifer Segal Servings: Makes 6 crab cakes, enough to serve 3 adults as a main course Ingredients For the Crab Cakes 2 large eggs 2-1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise, best quality such as Hellmann’s or Duke’s 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup finely diced celery, from one stalk 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley … Continue reading Maryland Crab Cakes with Quick Tartar Sauce
I can’t think of a better day to create a short list of clients you’ll fire than the day after a major tax deadline. On this day, the pain and frustration of dealing with “D” clients is fresh and it presents the perfect opportunity to “right size” your practice. Still, too few of us are … Continue reading Today’s a Great Day to Fire “D” Clients
Courtesy: pinchofyum.com Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Yield: 4 (2 small tacos each) DESCRIPTION Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw – ready in about 30 minutes and loaded with flavor and texture. SO YUM! INGREDIENTS for the garlic cilantro lime sauce 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1/2 … Continue reading Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw
This time of year it’s hard to be proactive with your clients. With deadlines looming, you are pushed into “critical needs” mode. However, because you are interacting with so many clients and pouring over details of their financial and business situation, the opportunities for being proactive are virtually endless. Faced with a bounty of opportunities … Continue reading Who’s on Your A.B.S. (After Busy Season) Call List?
Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis Show: Giada at Home Episode: Giada’s Chili Favorites Total: 4 hr 5 min Prep: 50 min Cook: 3 hr 15 min Yield: 4 to 6 servings Level: Intermediate Ingredients 3 pounds meaty short ribs, with bone Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper One 2-ounce package dried New Mexico chiles (about 8), … Continue reading Short Rib Chili
Ah, Valentine’s Day. It’s a day to show your love and affection for someone special in your life. But are your clients part of the celebration? Most of you probably say no, but I argue they should be. Now, I’m not suggesting you run over to Walgreen’s and get some Charlie Brown valentine cards, rather, … Continue reading Are you showing your clients the love they deserve?
I just got off the phone with a coaching client who set a goal for herself of 10% top line growth or about $350,000 of new revenue. In the simplest of worlds this may lead you to believe that her practice consists of a $3.5M client base. However, in her world, this assumption is far … Continue reading Don’t forget about attrition when considering your 2018 revenue goals
My accountant, Adam, is my hero. As a small business owner focused on his craft, I have neither the time nor skills to maintain the financial aspects of my company. My hero makes sure everything is taken care of for me. From taxes to cash-flow planning to monthly statements to year-end tax planning to … Continue reading I Can’t Live without my Accountant. Can your Clients live without You?