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A Matter of Trust

The first job of a leader is to inspire trust. But why…and how?The why behind the significance of building trust is that the essence of leadership is the ability to...

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Are We Serving up an Eggcellent Experience?

Recently, CeCe and our daughter Haley traveled to Seattle with me for the AICPA Women’s Initiative Executive Committee meeting. We went a couple of days early so we could hike...

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Oversharing Is Caring

In a recent collaboration meeting with several leaders from numerous organizations and firms, one of them commented, “I think I may have overshared.” Actually, her thoughts, insights and feelings were...

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Serving With a Generous Mindset

HORNE’s Growth Mindset Client Promises consists of four key commitments to our clients – DELIVER, COLLABORATE, ANTICIPATE, and CARE. It’s a cogwheel of promises that work in tandem with each...

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Why Our Best Kernels Don’t Pop

Popcorn is a favorite snack at our house. Pro tip: drop in a few M&Ms right after popping—delicious! CeCe, who hates to cook, has grown to love this snack, too, and one day...

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Read My Book

CeCe and I were recently visiting Oxford, MS, to enjoy some Ole Miss baseball and some family time with my parents, Mom and Pop Joe, as well as three of...

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Making ‘I Think I Can’ ‘I Know I Can’

I think I can...I think I can...I think I can. These are infamous words from a childhood story we all know well. The purpose of the story is to build...

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What’s in Your Cup?

My feet hit the floor in a rush. With the daylight peeking under our bedroom curtains I knew I had overslept. Yikes! It’s 6:30 and I have a video conference...

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Dead Leg Leads to Disruption

Growing up, I was a big fan of Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. I loved their comedy and thought the chemistry between them was pretty special. I watched their shows...

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The Power of a Performance Advisor

At HORNE, we don’t have “bosses,” we have Performance Advisors (PA). The PA role is designed to help accelerate our development through ongoing conversations that are timely, honest, constructive and...

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Slippery Moss

This past summer, CeCe and I took a trip to Beaver Creek Resort in Colorado with my brother, Mike, and his wife, Joy. As part of the trip, we planned...

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Don't Forget to Take Out the Garbage

Bang, clang and a loud hum...the garbage truck is here! Panic set in as I realized that I had not put out our overflowing garbage cans. I jumped up from...

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How I Learned to Be a Working Parent

I’m a working parent and the mother of a toddler. I am also a later-in-life parent, who learned to be a working parent more than 15 years into my chosen...

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5 Tips to Relax

How important is it for us to relax? How often do we really prioritize time that allows us to fully relax? I know that being able to relax is key...

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Golf Again? Please No!

In golf, your ability to play the “short game” is the quickest way to lower your score. You cannot shoot low scores in golf if you can’t chip and putt....

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4 Habits Every Manager Must Break to Avoid Burnout

Managers are responsible for other’s performance and growth. It’s part of the gig. You can’t deny it, avoid it or hide from it. This means when we take on this...

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Some Risks Are Worth Taking

What do you do when you realize you aren’t happy with the job you have? At first glance, you might think, duh…find a new job. BUT, what if you love...

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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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Buried in Denial

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

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5 Hidden Challenges that are Drowning the Accounting Profession

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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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.

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Who Are We?

Answering the number one question that determines future relevancy