Real Influence Versus Immediate Gratification

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC How often are we disappointed when people don’t buy into our ideas or suggestions? Whether it is to develop a new product, enter a new market, hire a particular individual or… Read More

There is No Leadership Without Integrity

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC Those thrust into leadership positions need only one arrow in their quiver: integrity. Whether in business or politics, if you can speak truth to power while understanding and accepting the risks,… Read More

Trust is a Key Organizational Ingredient

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC Businesses that look to the next generation of leaders have created their own templates: a composite profile of the traits that are necessary to thrive in the C-Suite. What is/was considered… Read More

Suggested Reading: Reviving Work Ethic: A Leader’s Guide to Ending Entitlement and Restoring Pride in the Emerging Workforce

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC A recent study by the American Psychological Association indicated that during this period of rapid change and uncertainty about business and the economy, there is a higher level of chronic stress… Read More

Suggested Reading: The Crowdsourced Performance Review

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC I recently read a blog post, “Want to Kill Your Performance Rankings? Here’s How to Ensure Success.” It explained how companies are moving away from the traditional performance management or rankings… Read More