Client Satisfaction

John McEnroe Fires His Accountants

Tennis legend and insightful sportscaster John McEnroe recently fired his accountants (“John McEnroe Is Still Pretty Complicated,” The New York Times Magazine, August 24, 2008) “only after his former numbers men of 10 years ‘dropped the ball’ several times.” Known for his high expectations and “You can’t be serious!” attitude, I find it interesting that he endured several mistakes before making the change. What I’ve learned so far is that client retention is an important business strategy. How many dissatisfied clients are hiding in your client list? What are you doing about it?