The board of any successful company is made up of a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds – so why is it that accounting firms boards are always all just accountants?

When you are surrounded by only the same types of individuals, you don’t generate the creativity or innovation necessary to continue growing, advancing, and moving forward into the future. That’s why Paul prefers to hire non-CPAs. If you are involved in the hiring process at your firm, consider the value of a diversified team; and if you are the accountant or CPA, consider how you can differentiate yourself to be more than just another cookie cutter accountant.

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