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What Are We Dressing For?

My mother-in-law, Happy, loves to come over and visit in the late afternoons and sit by the fireplace outside, weather permitting. She can be quite funny and we so enjoy...

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Avoidance Thwarts Full Potential

CeCe is feverishly telling some of our best friends about TJ, our neighbor’s long-haired Persian cat, who likes to roam our neighborhood. TJ is a big, beautiful cat. As I’m...

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Our Best Is Yet To Come

CeCe is passionate about several variations of barre and loves her daily workouts. Frequently, I get a riveting (hehe) recap of these workouts for the day as we visit before...

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Sell Results, Not Time

Can you imagine if your surgeon was billing you by the hour? How good would we feel about those contrasting incentives? The longer the surgery, the more the surgeon makes....

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HORNE Video: Let Me Know

🎬 Let Me Know. Having your “I”s dotted and “T”s crossed is important. But you need more than just compliance. Most business decisions have operational, tax, personal or long-term financial repercussions. HORNE can help.

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Efficiency Can Destroy Effectiveness

As I listen to the team go over the new plan on process improvement, I’ve heard the word “efficient” several times. It’s obvious that we have certainly made an old...

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In the News

HORNE Earns Multiple Rankings on Accounting Today's List of Top 100 Accounting Firms

RIDGELAND, Miss, March 15, 2021 -- HORNE is honored and excited to be recognized by Accounting Today as the No. 2 fastest growing accounting firm in the country and No. 35 overall on its annual list of Top 100 Accounting Firms. 

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The Behavior of Love

I know I have spun a head or two as I shared with friends and business associates that I love them. Several years ago, when I first heard John O’Leary...

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HORNE Video: Be Proud

🎬 CPAs are awesome! And we should know. HORNE is a professional services firm founded on a cornerstone of public accounting. But HORNE didn’t stop there. We added even more talent & skills to solve our clients’ biggest issues.

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Dead Weight Slows Us Down

One morning, I was fishing in the front of my boat on Ross Barnett Reservoir in Mississippi. I had an odd feeling that morning that things weren't just right; however, I...

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Being Right Is Not Always the Best Outcome

Here we go again as I have taken being right too far, and I’m certainly not without fault in this communication snafu. It started as I got home early and...

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HORNE Video: More Than

MORE THAN. We focus on construction, cybersecurity, economic recovery, financial institutions, franchise, healthcare, M&A and public & middle market companies nationwide. We also offer technology & business acceleration services. And yes, we do taxes.

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7 Tips To Manage Your Energy

As I walk into the living room, CeCe is in her chair, scanning Facebook or shopping on her phone and my entry goes pretty much unnoticed. Well, let’s be transparent...

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Being Relevant Takes Energy and Urgency

The CEO comes into the boardroom and everyone is standing. “Our oldest customer has fired us. Says they just don’t know us anymore — too much business by phone, email....

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In the News

HORNE Admits Taylor as Partner

January 26, 2021 – HORNE LLP, one of the nation’s top 100 accounting and business advisory firms, announced today the admittance of Dustin Taylor, CPA, into the firm’s partnership.

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How Culture Mattered in 2020

2020 has been a year like no other. The way we work, live and look at the future changed drastically. But as we look back, one thing was clear –...

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How to Approach Difficult Conversations

I will be the first to admit that I do not enjoy difficult conversations (and I know I am not alone). Many of us cringe at the thought. Sometimes we...

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Homes of Hope for Children Wins $20,000 in HORNE’s $20K in ’20 Contest

HORNE LLP recently announced that Homes of Hope for Children, based in Purvis, MS, is the winner of their $20K in ’20 charitable contest. The non-profit was awarded a check for $20,000 to assist in furthering its mission.

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Career Growth Without Limits

I started my career at HORNE back in 2010 as an administrative assistant on the firm's first-ever Texas project. So, I've really seen our work in Texas grow from inception...

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Are You Coachable?

“Never miss a free throw; they are free.” I heard my coach’s words as I stood on the line at the end of my high school career. Feet staggered, just...

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You Don’t Hate It. You Strongly Dislike It.

Growing up, there are a number of activities that, quite frankly, were not very exciting — cleaning the room, folding laundry. Things that never disappear entirely but do become more...

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Determining Circles of Control During a Pandemic

If you feel like there is no way for you to focus on your job right now, you aren’t alone. It’s perfectly sensible to feel like you’re unable to focus...

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Webinar: Leading Your (Newly) Remote Team 4.22.20

WEBINAR: On April 22nd HORNE lead an interactive discussion on the current challenges of leading a remote workforce and cybersecurity best practices for remote work.

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Are We Grieving the Loss of Normalcy?

A few weeks ago, Harvard Business Review published an article titled The Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief and as I read it, I immediately wanted to share it with everyone...

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5 Hidden Challenges Drowning the Accounting Profession

Firms that understand and avoid hidden cultural quicksand will experience an abundance of growth and enduring prosperity.

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Buried in Denial

Six common characteristics that cause denial of culture issues in accounting firms

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Cultural Quicksand

These challenges are what we call, cultural quicksand. Firms that understand and avoid hidden cultural quicksand will experience an abundance of growth and enduring prosperity.

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Who Are We?

Answering the number one question that determines future relevancy

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In the News

HORNE LLP Admits Thomas and Klein as Partners

Ridgeland, Miss., February 4, 2020 – HORNE LLP, one of the nation’s top 100 accounting and business advisory firms, announced today the admittance of Alethia Thomas and Lee Klein III, CPA, into the firm’s partnership.

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Stroble, Saulters and Moody Elected to HORNE LLP’s Board of Directors

HORNE LLP announced today the election of Anna Stroble, J.D., Jason Saulters, CPA, CGMA and Kade Moody, CPA, CHFP to HORNE’s Board of Directors.

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HORNE LLP Establishes HORNE Capital Strategies

HORNE LLP has established HORNE Capital Strategies to offer investment banking services and help clients take advantage of disruptive market trends.

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Kathy Watts 2018 Most Powerful Women in Accounting

CPA Practice Advisor has announced the recipients of its 2017 Most Powerful Women in Accounting awards, which recognizes each for their significant contributions to the profession.

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HORNE Announces New Headquarters Location

HORNE LLP has entered into an agreement with The Cress Group and Rogers & Associates, which will construct a building bearing the HORNE name. The building will be located on 6.24 acres on the corners of Interstate 55, Colony Park Boulevard and Sunnybrook Road.

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Havens Named Top Thought Leader

Nearly 30 of the most influential thought leaders in the accounting profession gathered for CPA Practice Advisor's 10th annual Thought Leader Symposium in Indianapolis.

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HORNE LLP Admits 2 Partners & Names a Partner in Charge

HORNE LLP has admitted Anna Stroble and Bruce Walt into the firm’s partnership and named Jason Saulters as the partner in charge of franchise services.

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HORNE LLP Certified a Great Place to Work®

HORNE LLP was certified as a great workplace today by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. HORNE LLP earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its team members in anonymous surveys.

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Challenging the Mainstays of Public Accounting

Then, you climbed the ladder of success using the mainstays of public accounting. Now, you earn success by challenging the status quo, creating a sense of belonging and connecting your purpose. 

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Havens Named Top Thought Leader in Profession

HORNE's Executive Partner Joey Havens was recognized for his visionary leadership in the profession, being named a Top Thought Leader in the Accounting Profession by CPA Practice Advisor at this year's Thought Leader Symposium in Indianapolis.

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How to Sponsor Diversity in the Leadership Ranks

A regional accounting firm uses a traditional tool to mix up its traditionally white, male leadership ranks.

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Joey Havens Named to Accounting Today MP Elite List

HORNE LLP’s Executive Partner Joey Havens has been named to Accounting Today’s 2016 Class of the Managing Partner Elite.

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Accounting Today: HORNE Revamps Firm Culture

The public accounting industry is dominated by status quo approaches and absent are fierce, healthy debates on cultural challenges. The profession is facing an inevitable transformation and Horne is challenging the status quo with their journey.

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AICPA: Is Your Firm Suffering from an Identity Crisis?

Defining who your firm is—and is not—is the first step to a successful strategy.

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AICPA: 3 Pitfalls to Avoid on the Road to Becoming the Firm of the Future

We have a choice: we can stick to the practices and procedures we know—ones that have admittedly helped us build the success we enjoy today—or we can take the kinds of bold steps that will ensure our future relevance and prosperity.

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AICPA: 6 Stumbling Blocks on the Road to Greatness

Don’t let complacency keep you from facing the realities of a changing marketplace.

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AICPA: 5 Reasons Firms Aren't Holding on to the Best Talent

Ask yourself these essential questions to determine whether you're driving top talent away.

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The Billable Hour's Time May Finally Be Up

The billable hour has long been the gold standard in the accounting profession.

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Proclaiming "War" on Accounting Firm Culture

HORNE Executive Partner Joey Havens is on a mission. He compares work culture within accounting firms to quicksand, and he believes that the profession may drown in its own inaction if it doesn’t change soon.

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5 Steps To Creating The CPA Firm of the Future

MACPA / BLI blog on CPA firms and the challenges they are facing.

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IPA: Changing the Culture at HORNE

Inside Public Accounting article on why some of the mainstays of accounting are being dismantled and put together again.