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If as a staff, I wanted to prepare for a future as partner (bringing in revenue) - what is the best means / advice you can provide on being ready for that? Be close friends with as many peers as cont.

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Your a staff. Focus on doing that well because you won't move up if you don't do staff level work well.

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If you’re focused on it as an associate, you will do well. The folks who tell you to strictly focus on your current role and not look ahead are the ones who burn out and leave as associates and then retire as a controller or middle management accounting professional with a moderate income an endless parade of month-end, quarter-end and year-end cycles.

I will echo a lot of what has been said above in my top tips, and add a few more:

1- Focus on being a problem solver — first for your teams and your managers, and eventually for your clients. If you’re the person who gets stuff done and finds solutions, your clients will come to you looking for solutions.

2- Develop authentic relationships based on trust. #1 goes a long way in developing that trust.

3- Learn about the business of the firm. If you’re at a big 4, chances are there is someone in the firm who knows how to solve the problem your client is having. Your goal is to be the person your client will turn to when they need to find that expert.

4- Sharpen your communication skills by joining Toastmasters (or equivalent) and taking courses in business writing. You need to be able to communicate with impact.

5- Show you care about your team— be empathetic to your juniors and take an interest in their career development.

6- Be open to and actively seek feedback. Ask people how you can do things better and then show them you have made improvements based on their feedback. Be genuine in appreciating the feedback provided.

7- Think about, research and have views on where the world, especially the business world (or your specific industry) are headed, and how it will impact the firm and your clients.

8- Be honest and act with integrity, and be known for acting with integrity.

9- Find coaches at senior levels who you can turn into supporters and promoters with time, as trust develops.

I’m sure there’s more but I will stop here for now. None of these are difficult to do. They just require authenticity, empathy and a desire to make a difference— virtues that can be hard to come by nowadays

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Be friends with all of your peers and keep in touch with them when they leave the firm. But it needs to be authentic and natural. People detect BS pretty well.
Meet as many friends in the other lines of service as well so you understand what they do - you bring them work, they return the favor.
it’s not too early to be involved on proposals as the client usually wants to meet the team so let your coach or relationship partner know you are interested in that.
Lastly start practicing public speaking so you can present at our big marketing events some day

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Invest the time to learn about the service offerings outside your core area of practice. Half the battle is knowing what your Firm offers so when a Client raises an issue about something that is eating up their time or causing them anxiety you will have a "hey, you know we actually have a group that specializes in that and might be able to help you - would you like me to set up a call with them to see whether there's any way they can help you?" - you'd be surprised how many projects start like that.

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Complete a busy season as a senior. Then you’ll learn it blows and change your mind

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Watch your PPED/SMs. Learn the good and watch for the bad. You can learn a ton by watching what they do.

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SA1 - it's you're**

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SA2, one doesn’t preclude you from preparing for the other

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Learn how to sell business.

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Lol learn how to do basic staff work first

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Keep building your network. A friend of mine is a CEO and got him to apply for Entrepreneur of the Year. Always opportunities

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I’ll echo PWC2 and just add that this is a relationship business. Building “relationship” and related communication skills is key. Having the right mindset as it relates to networking- giving precedes receiving... and actually taking the time to be present to build your relationships and networks both internally and externally. This is how you can differentiate your performance at every level.

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possible? Rake up credentials? Focus on peers at other firms? What would be your advice

Follow PY and try to first make sure you understand what you are doing.

You can think of Partner in non-busy season.

We are all still learning, but obviously your main focus now is your core work and to do that well. In addition, work on soft skills now rather than later and understand the big picture and strategy behind anything you're doing. Again, this is in addition to your core work.

@Pwc3. He is gonna quit in 2 years. Lol you should have not wrote all of that

And don't for a second think nor let anyone tell you it doesn't matter at your level. Focusing pn these things at the cost of your performance is bad, but if you can maintain that you're in great shape.

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