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Considering if an industry speaker can enhance your business in 2014?

Already thinking about 2014?

Wondering if an industry speaker might add value to your business planning process?

Accounting industry speaker and recognized expert Shannon Vincent at work

ReNew Group delivers industry topics which are relevant and timely to CPA firms.

Often an external speaker who is a recognized industry expert can deliver information with fresh eyes and provide insights that you don’t normally have when running a firm on a day-to-day basis.

To that end, we’d appreciate if you could let us know your budgeting and planning requirements for external speakers – either short or long format presentations – in 2014?

If there is a formalized process to which we need to submit information in advance, do let us know as we’d be grateful of the opportunity to apply.  Read More…

Stop the madness! How NOT to repeat last tax season!

Time to put a stop to tax season madness!

Time to put a stop to tax season madness!

4/15 and 9/15 have been some of the most stressful in years for tax practitioners.

To get on top of that, we know many firms who held tax season debriefs to get some things off their chests and develop actionable items around the issues of clients, technology, team and creating value.

Thinking about the forthcoming tax season, one of the matters to focus on is how CPA firms allocate their time in a way that reflects their values, strengths and vision for their life and firm, and examining if they might be holding onto old ways of thinking, or doing business that limits their abilities.

Thankfully, there are some questions that CPAs can ask now

This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list, but will get the conversation moving and help determine how your firm might be better equipped:  Read More…

How BofA is approaching the CPA industry

Hello.  As you all know there is a lot of merger and acquisition activity happening in our industry. To that end, Bank of America started a CPA focused lending division this year with 3 regional directors focused on developing the CPA market. Bank of America has already been very successful with Dentists and Veterinarians.

I had lunch with Wally Hayes one of their regional directors and found it informative in terms of the terms they look for, type of lending products and the transition plans they want to see. In short, how BofA is approaching the CPA industry.

Wally offered to do a short webinar (30-45 minutes) for us if we want to learn more.  It will not be a sales pitch but more of this is what is happening in the market.

Please let me know if you are interested in the webinar and I will coordinate.