June 22, 2018

Startup

High rock accounting

How I Stole My Soul Back From Public Accounting

High Rock Accounting founder Liz Mason writes about her journey from public accounting grunt to starting her own firm.

integrate remote workers

How to Be Part of the Team, Even When Working Remotely

Does remote working make you feel like a faceless drone, beaming work from a distant planet across satellites to unseen robotic clients? Cloud accounting doesn’t have to look like this. In fact, it can’t look like this if businesses want to stay competitive and ahead of the curve. As more companies begin to rely on […]

Thriveal Has Started an Incubator Just for New Accounting Firms

By now, you've probably heard of Thriveal, Jason Blumer's network of accounting firms that hopes to change the profession with its unconventional ideas. One of the more unconventional things the group has created is the Thriveal Lab — a hub of experimentation for its members, directed by Adrian Simmons — that released its first report […]

Survey Says: Over Half of Small Businesses Don’t Work With an Accountant At All

Here's an interesting discovery from Xero: 53 percent of small businesses they surveyed "say they don’t work with an accountant at all." So not only are all firms the same, they're not crucial to fledgling businesses? Is this an opportunity or a barrier? Go.

When Is the Right Time to Start Your Own Accounting Firm?

Every once in awhile we like to discuss the prospect of accounting firm startups. That is, which of you will be the ones to strike out on your own or with a co-founder to build your own firm from scratch.   When we’ve discussed starting a new accounting firm in the past, many people admit […]