Strategies for Collaboration in Accountancy Firms

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Today’s accountancy firms boast many talented professionals who work collaboratively within teams or across teams to achieve their organisations’ business goals.   Even with the increased opportunity to work remotely post-COVID, organisations have continued to encourage employees to maintain collaboration and teamwork using various digital tools. Yet many accountancy and finance firms still struggle to […]

Client Satisfaction: Client Service Challenges in Accountancy Firms

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The services we offer to our clients are important. Of course, they create revenue for us, and we can pay our bills, but this isn’t the full story. We are also interested in ensuring our clients’ satisfaction and happiness, which can translate to loyalty, a feeling that can prompt our clients to refer us to […]

Job Insecurity: 5 Ways to Deal With It

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At some point or other, we’ve probably all bought into the long-held belief that having an employed role is one of the safest things in life. In fact, we’ve probably also had even more faith in our job security when the organisation is big. Yet these beliefs have been shattered on various occasions, from organisational […]

Why you lack motivation in your career

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 Just like in every other aspect of life, there are dips and rises in the level of motivation in everyone’s career life. With the everyday challenges of life, staying 100% motivated seems like a struggle, but I can assure you that you need not panic as there are some solutions to feeling less motivated in […]

Progression and perspective: career steps & leaps

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Is there a link between progression and perspective? Imagine that you’re in a tall round tower. Think of Rapunzel’s tower but probably not quite so isolated. There may be other similar ones around. You’re looking out of a window towards the landscape around you. The view is certainly nothing to complain about.  But you’ve been […]

Workplace Health and Safety Tips

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Whether you’re counting in days or years until your retirement, it’s important that you remain fit and healthy to continue to be able to work for as long as you plan to. Modern working practices can often be pretty sedentary and pose a variety of health risks. Furthermore, many of us have had to adapt […]

Best Motivation Tip for Success

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Understanding what motivates us can be the key to unlocking performance, productivity, and fulfillment. It can ultimately determine our success. I share below my best motivation tip for success in life and work. Some people have a pretty good understanding of what motivates them. Others may have an inkling or not really understand at all. […]

5 Ways to Stay Ahead at Work

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Without a doubt, lockdown is a strange time. It’s also a great opportunity to stay ahead at work You may find yourself with more available time, but it’s essential to remain focused to stay ahead at work.  Maybe your role is more important than ever at this critical time. You may want to use the […]

Leaving it to chance is a huge risk

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Imagine you’re on a river, in some kind of boat. You choose what kind of boat you’re in. It may be a dinghy, a barge, a sailing boat, a speed boat – maybe even a canoe. You’re traveling in the same direction as the river. At some future point, you anticipate reaching the sea. The […]

Do less of what you hate at work

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Hate is a strong word and not one I’m a big fan of, if I’m perfectly honest. However, I’m using it in this article for impact, as well as contrast to things that we love. This is following on the back of a recent article on “Doing more of the things you love”. So how […]