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Is Your Partner-Pipeline® Empty?
Leading accounting firms are facing a common daunting challenge. As their leadership continues to age, qualified partner candidates are becoming scarce. The next generation of leaders lacks the qualifications of high performing partners. Their partner pipeline is empty.
It’s easy to recognize a problem, but more difficult to implement a solution. While our profession understands the growing problem of future leadership, we have often been shortsighted in our solutions. But with a problem as big as securing the future of your firm, nothing less than a strategic, comprehensive plan for professional development will suffice. So what’s the solution? How can your firm refill your partner pipeline and secure your future in the process?
The Partner-Pipeline® is designed to grow a continuous flow of leaders in your firm.
What you’ll get
- Equipped candidates for partnership
- Comprehensive career path
- CPE in professional skills
- Effective mentoring program
- Onsite instruction twice a year
- Individual Action Plans
- Support by trained internal mentors
- Demonstrated skills application
Partner-Pipeline® is a systematic program that develops four frequently overlooked contributions of high performing partners, including distinctive client service, business development, effective leadership and talent development. While most training programs focus on technical competence, the Partner-Pipeline® is a comprehensive program dedicated to developing qualified, well-rounded partner candidates.
How to Get Started
The future of your firm depends on your ability to develop capable leaders. It is time to invest in a proven approach to professional development.
Simply contact Guy (Guy@PartnersCoach.com) to set up a call for more information on the program, determine if your firm is prepared for and would benefit from instituting the Partner-Pipeline®, and any next steps if needed. No obligation or expectation.
– Stephen Farbish, CPA
“We have been using Guy’s services for over 2 ½ years. These programs are the Partner-Pipeline program for all our People, and the Partner-Ready program for our Senior Managers. Guy also facilitates our annual Partner/Manager retreat, as well as our Partner-only retreat. These programs are important to the overall success of our firm, as we are evolving into a larger firm and adapting to an ever changing environment. Guy is a mentor to the partner group and his skills have been a big part of our success to date, and will be on a go-forward basis for years to come.”
– Joshua J. Bodenstadt, CPA
“Guy provides a unique insight on the firm’s structure and management. We tremendously value his experience and knowledge of CPA industry. He has almost instantly earned trust from our partners and staff. We rely heavily on Guy to lead us into the future as we strive to be a firm of choice for our clients and staff.”
– Mark Kruspodin, CPA/PFS, Duffy Kruspodin, LLP
“Guy’s approach was unique in that he was very hands on, easy going, and easy to get in touch with. He is a great person, excellent professional, and really does a great job with what he does,”
– Craig Springer, CPA
“There are many people in the service industry, but what separates Guy is his experiences working within a CPA firm. I’ve recommended Guy to many other firms. Firms that emphasize the skills Guy teaches, differentiate themselves. That’s the bottom line and an important issue. Guy not only comes with a program but has lived it, practiced it, and can speak from experience. He will make individuals and firms stretch to make them better individually and collectively,”
– Mark Topel, CPA, CFP
“Guy understands the opportunities and problems in an organization and is able to be involved in the decision making and problem solving steps. It is a tremendous asset for Guy to have the experience of working inside a firm. I would definitely recommend Guy to others. He has a really good understanding of what makes people tick. His educational background in counseling prior to coaching is a strong asset that mixes well with his firm experiences,”
– Tom Aman, CPA
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