Published: 8/8/2016 10:19:25 AM

STEVEN BREWER CPA’S PEOPLE CHOICE FOR THE 5TH TIME! “Anytime you are recognized by the community you serve, it’s special;” said Steve Brewer, CEO of Steven Brewer, CPA’s in Salem Indiana. “To be recognized as the People’s Choice five times in a row is fantastic.” In fact, Steven Brewer, CPA’s was not only recognized recently as the People’s Choice for Best Accountant, they were also recognized as the People’s Choice winner in Best Tax Preparation/Bookeeping for the second year in a row by the communities local newspaper, the Salem Leader. The award is given out every other year. “It really

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Do You Still Mow the Yard?

Published: 6/7/2016 10:33:13 AM

Do You Still Mow the Yard? Last summer, I went to a practice management seminar to learn how to improve my firm, overall.Several hours was spent on the thought that I needed to delegate more of the day-to-day operational things which I was doing to others so I could concentrate on the leading the organization and develop/refine the vision of the business. The leader of the seminar talked about all of the things which he had given to others to do.This included overall management of the office, technology development, standard client communication and several personal things such as paying of

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Decisions and the Ducks

Published: 2/1/2016 4:02:20 PM

Decisions and the Ducks When I was a kid growing up, my grandparents had a small farm.On the farm was a barn which had a small pond about 20 yards from the back of the barn.From the front of the barn the distance was about 30 yards.The front of the barn was where the fence that kept me from running down the hill to the pond and also kept the big bull that grandpa kept in that field. Just like any young boy, I would pick up a rock from the drive and throw as hard as I could to

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Fishing for Business

Published: 5/23/2015 1:09:25 PM

Growing up in rural Washington County, hunting and fishing were, and still is, a significant part of my life.Fishing is my favorite.I would rather go fishing than most other things.My office is decorated with fishing items just because that is what I like.My favorite saying is "A bad day fishing is a whole lot better than a good day in the office". The other day while mowing (See Do You Still Mow Your Yard?), I realized that fishing and acquiring new clients are similar and require a lot of the same skills.To be successful in fishing you need to the

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