During my 17 years running an accounting firm, particularly in the last five years when I was quoting for 100% of the work I did, I had hundreds of BFOs (Blinding Flashes of the Obvious). Let me share four of them, relating to proposals and winning new work:
Would the real modern firm please stand up
And that was possibly the most ridiculous blog title I’ve ever written.
There is no such thing as the modern accounting firm, any more than there is the modern store or the modern plumbing company.Real time reporting, less paper and no server are all outcomes of technology shift; they don't of themselves create the modern firm. They're now a given.What does create the true modern firm, is a...