No matter what business you’re in, if you don’t remain agile, you may find your customers slipping away to your competitors. Of course you must have superior skills, products, processes and people, but those abilities are not enough. With the ever-increasing pace of change, those with the most agility will thrive. By continually updating your business processes for more efficiency and leveraging technology at every point, you can future-proof your business.
ABOUT DOUG SLEETER: Doug Sleeter (@dougsleeter) is a passionate leader of innovation and change in the small business accounting technology world. As a CPA firm veteran and former Apple Computer Evangelist, he has melded his two great passions (accounting and technology) to guide developers in the innovation of new products and to educate and lead accounting professionals who serve small businesses.
The CPA Practice Advisor has recognized Doug as one of the “Top 25 Thought Leaders” in the accounting profession for the past several years and he has been named to Accounting Today’s “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” each year 2008 through 2014. He was recently awarded the 2013 Small Business Influence Champion award. Doug is founder of the Sleeter Group, the author of numerous books, and writes a regular column in The CPA Practice Advisor. Doug and his family live in Pleasanton, CA.