All posts by Art Kuesel

What’s the Real Issue: Not Enough Staff or Too Many Clients?

  After just emerging from yet another tough deadline, many of you may be asking yourself this question.  While I am sure that most firms would love a few more qualified and fully trained people on hand at busy times of the year, this is an extremely tall order.  That leaves you to consider the … Continue reading What’s the Real Issue: Not Enough Staff or Too Many Clients?

Future Partners: Chart your own Course!

  Very few firms today have a well-defined “path to partner.” This creates both challenges and opportunities for today’s younger professionals with aspirations of partnership.  The challenge is in that it can be hard to understand just exactly what you need to do to make partner.  Conversely, the opportunity is that you can define your … Continue reading Future Partners: Chart your own Course!

Embrace the Power of Goal Setting in 2015 and Achieve Great Things

Whether you are a managing partner, partner, director, senior manager, manager, or in any other role in a public accounting firm, you are typically required to meet certain goals or performance benchmarks to be deemed effective and competent in your role.  A basic example would be billable hours or CPE.  However, simply meeting your billable … Continue reading Embrace the Power of Goal Setting in 2015 and Achieve Great Things

Are you Finding Enough time for Client Development?

I recently began a new client relationship with a partner who told me he hadn’t seen much growth in his practice over the past several years.  However, unlike many of my clients who aren’t sure of why their practice growth has stalled, he knew precisely what was happening.  He equated the stall in growth to … Continue reading Are you Finding Enough time for Client Development?