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Practices

Marshall Jones Offers Technical Competency and Exception Customer Service


Accounting firms are rarely categorized as innovative, just as Certified Public Accountants are not known for taking financial risks. By today’s standards, accounting firms are looking for new ways to compete.  Operating at the top level, keeping abreast of the prolific nature of tax compliance, research, financial documentation and business and accounting consulting services requires […]

Fake News, Believe it or Not, Is Not New


When Facebook initiated new features last year designed to make it easier for its users to keep up with the news and social media marketers a chance to promote content directly to Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and his crew failed to foresee the oncoming calamity of such an opportunity. Perhaps it was unpredictable that so many […]

Helping Architects Accept Change and Embrace the Modern Marketing Era


For most purveyors of goods and services, the act of marketing can be traced back in history to the very beginning of commerce when conveying the benefits of ones products and services over a competitor’s was a practice of simple communication, using the very rudimentary of marketing tools and collateral. But practicing the science of […]

How Messages Can Mold Your Credibility and Integrity


Tom Brokaw, an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, recently celebrated the fifty year anniversary of his journalistic career, joining the ranks of former great communicators like Walter Cronkite and Edward R. Morrow.  He is the only person to host all three major NBC […]

Will 2017 Be a Year of Dynamic Growth or Challenge for Businesses?


2017 promises to be a time of real economic growth and expansion, yet riddled with a dynamically changing political environment. All of this during a time where technology is expected to advance five times as fast as it has in the last 2 decades.  All of this requires that businesses remain agile and open to […]

Feedback: An Opportunity to Initiate Growth


It was one of those moments we have all experienced in some form or at some time in our daily lives. The moment when we realize that our world, that space in which we conduct the veritable business of life, is occupied by others; and those “others” have an opinion on how we are conducting […]

Are You Preparing a Business Strategy to Weather Any Storm in 2017?


As we approach the year-end, tradition demands that business leaders begin to focus on the trends in the economy and set-forth economic predictions for the coming year and propose strategies to enable businesses to respond effectively to those proposed challenges. While many of the “the sky is falling” predictions may be overstated, the accepted consensus […]

Business and Religion; A Risky Mixture?


The fundamental business principles still apply despite a dynamically evolving technical generation. How often have we heard, “Don’t mix religion with business”?  It is advice freely expressed and usually followed across the full spectrum of business and industry for generations. But the mixture is not always detrimental to success. A strategic approach to targeting a […]

Understanding How To Use Business Purpose to Increase Value


Much has been written and said about the importance of remaining true to who you are and being consistent in acting synchronously with your core values. Consistency, whether applied to personal behavior or your business can be the most challenging of the fundamentals of behavior or business management. In the face of pressure to grow […]

The Pathway to Achieving Success


“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” So said Jim Rohn, an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker, but a few simple disciplines, practiced or not, overstates simplicity and grossly understates the complex nature of human behavior. It is as if successful people achieve simply by performing a list of […]