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Watch that little red dot (reprise)

By David Smith on Apr 9, 2020

A few years ago I wrote this piece about the need to develop new skills…

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Smithink and Cash Flow Story special COVID-19 offer

By on Mar 26, 2020

As you know, the team at Smithink and Cash Flow Story are passionate about helping…

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Talking with your peers is more important than ever

By David Smith on Mar 26, 2020

In this new world where so many of us are working at home, one can…

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How to see the financial impact of key business decisions before they are made?

By Mark Holton on Mar 9, 2020

How to see the financial impact of key business decisions before they are made? What…

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The challenge of margin squeeze

By David Smith on Feb 7, 2020

As part of our online collaboration network sessions, we benchmark the firms in the group….

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Business advisory using a divisional approach

By Mark Holton on Jan 10, 2020

As we enter a new decade, I have been thinking about the ongoing issue in…

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Clear as mud

By David Smith on Dec 6, 2019

Often when I am undertaking a firm review I see documents and emails of advice…

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Is That the Ticket to Better Client Service?

By Mark Holton on Nov 8, 2019

One of the pivotal issues that arose at recent firm staff interviews and staff retreats…

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Hope in Financial Planning

By David Smith on Oct 3, 2019

Over the course of the past year or so I have written and spoken many…

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Soft Skills – the Future for Successful Accountants

By Mark Holton on Sep 5, 2019

If you have been working for several years in the accounting industry or maybe just…

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Millennials Rising

By David Smith on Aug 9, 2019

In late July we conducted our popular Young Guns workshop for emerging leaders. It is…

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The Most Important 10 Seconds in Your Firm!

By David Smith on Aug 8, 2019

When I conduct client consultative groups for firm a question I ask is whether the clients have visited the visited the firm’s website and for what purpose. Sadly the answers are quite depressing.

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