The Importance of Firm Culture

The Importance of Firm Culture

Firm culture can either propel you towards achieving your goals or hold you back, there isn’t much middle ground.  Firm culture can be described as the personality of your business, and it is embodied by you and your employees. Culture is often set as an example...
Are You Creating Capacity for Growth?

Are You Creating Capacity for Growth?

According to the recent study by Investment News, advisory firms are continuing to grow at a pretty healthy clip although sources of revenue have shifted (here is a link to the Executive Summary -Investment News Study of Pricing and Profitability – Executive...
The Importance of Hiring Great Employees

The Importance of Hiring Great Employees

Many employers wait until they need a new person before they start posting job ads and looking for the new employee.  This will often lead to the knee-jerk reaction of “we just need to get a body in here.”  “Just a body” is never what businesses need unless...
Never Circumvent Your Hiring Process. NEVER!

Never Circumvent Your Hiring Process. NEVER!

Having a hiring process – and sticking to it – is the best way to ensure that you will make a good hire. I’ve written about the TSI hiring process and it is also posted directly on our website, and it has been the single greatest tool to help our clients hire the best...
Slow to Hire, Quick to Fire

Slow to Hire, Quick to Fire

Building a team of great employees who are all sitting in the right seats and rowing in the same direction can be the single most transformative thing that can move your business forward.  A great team not only breathes life and growth into the firm, it also...