The Exit Interview: A Way to Keep the Door Open

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC A more mobile (read temporarily stationed) workforce should make CPA firms think seriously about how effectively they handle staff departures. In fact, the whole process of recruitment and retention needs careful… Read More

The (Lost) Art of the Interview

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC   The process of interviewing candidates can be done more effectively if less reliance is placed on the resume. Much has been written on this: from psychologists to organization behavioral scientists… Read More

Does Your Board Know Its Role?

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC The purpose behind an organization creating a board is not to micromanage, design a company logo,  or address human resource issues. Neither is its role to sit around and smoke Cohiba… Read More

Can You Recite Your Organization’s Mission Statement?

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC Do you think your staff knows what your company’s or firm’s mission statement is? Wait. Let me back up. Does your staff even know that such a mission statement exists? My… Read More

The Bookshelf — Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy and Joy in a Low-Trust World

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC There are some ideals that never go out of style; they simply stand the test and challenges of time, enduring through disruptions caused by innovation, changes in public policy, globalization and… Read More