Despite the stereotype of the lone-wolf advisory shop as being more profitable as well as more nimble, the most lucrative firms actually share the wealth across a wider employee base.
The latest survey from Moss Adams / IN reveals that the typical firm shares at least a bit of its profits with about 25% of its overall team.
But in the top quartile of firms -- reflecting everything from client retention to growth -- actually provide 40% of their employees, on average, with a piece of the action.
That skin in the game improves performance and morale, industry gurus say. Even adding a partner or two can work wonders.