Archive | October, 2011

On Coming to Sage Consulting Academy Even Though You Do Not Think You Should Have To Go Because You Have Been Doing This For 20 Years And It Will Be A Complete Waste Of Your Time

Recently, a class that I have been delivering, he Sage Consulting Academy, has become a requirement for certification for some Sage business partners. While this post will seem like I am, as my Mom would say, “tooting my own horn,” I am posting it because it is a fairly common reaction for many seasoned consultants. […]
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Sage Firm of the Future Symposium–New Dates Announced

I am thrilled to announce that Ron Baker and I will be conducting four Sage Firm of the Future Symposia in 2012. The dates are: March 20-21 in Toronto, ON April 24-25 in Irvine, CA May 23-24 in Vancouver, BC July 17-18 in Boston, MA The symposium will feature Ron Baker of the VeraSage Institute […]
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On Why Voting in Local Elections Really Matters More Than Presidential Elections

Last week the people of the City of Allen, the town in which I live, passed a property tax hike. This now makes the residents of our fair city among the highest taxed in the State of Texas. How can this be? With all the talk in the media about tax rate hikes and the […]
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New Firm of the Future Trailblazer: Carol-Ann Brouwer of Simply Made Simple

Today’s HSD (high satisfaction day) comes from this interview I did with Sage Simply Accounting partner Carol-Ann Brouwer of Simply Made Simple. Carol-Ann attended a workshop on Firm of the Future in October 2010 and in one year has completely transformed into a Firm of the Future. In this year alone she doubled her income. […]
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On the inanity of Elizabeth Warren’s now famous quote

Sorry my progressive friends, but Warren’s quote is nonsense. It ignores the most basic principle of a freer (not free) market – that wealth is generated on both sides of the vast overwhelming majority of transactions. Her quote implies a zero-sum thinking about the economy. It is false and I believe dangerous. It implies that […]
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