Are We Failing in Our Efforts to be Understood?

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC Are we facing challenges in speaking in a recognizable language in the US? I understand that more people are using mobile devices for communication shortcuts. While it may be convenient for… Read More

Staff Orientation: A Little Investment Goes a Long Way

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC I have addressed some aspects of staff retention in earlier posts. Another critical component to retention is staff orientation. Because of the accounting profession’s regulation-heavy nature, firms have provided CPE in… Read More

Conference Season: Globalize Your Efforts

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC It’s now conference season. The deadline-driven work is taking a short respite allowing CPAs and other firm professionals to learn what is going on in the profession. How to grow the… Read More

Suggested Reading: Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In

By Steven E. Sacks, CPA, CGMA, ABC Today’s rapid-fire communication dynamic expects quick responses to emails, texts and even the old-fashioned telephone call. An information or idea exchange requires quick analysis and quick decision making. If something requires… Read More