Stop putting out fires, at least for an hour

by Kim Nilsen | Oct 30, 2015   ()

Futurist, author, and business adviser Daniel Burrus has revealed his biggest concern for the accounting profession. It’s a problem that appears simple but is stubbornly challenging to solve.

His deepest fear for accountants—intense and chronic busyness.

Accountants are so busy that there’s little time left for examining trends surrounding business models or contemplating opportunities. “We can busy ourselves right out of business if … not careful,” Burrus said, “because of the dramatic, transformational changes that are taking place around us.”

Source: Journal of Accountancy

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