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CPA Day 2011 Originally uploaded by Bill Sheridan Mark Twain once said, "No man's life, liberty, or happiness are safe when the legislature is in session." That statement has never been more true, and it's easy to give up and... Continue »
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The "new normal" is moving from push to pull or from command and control to connect and collaborate (the i2a way!). This is showing up in learning as well. The pace of change, coupled with the massive increase in information,... Continue »
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"A players hire A players; B players hire C players." -- Guy Kawasaki CPA firms (and a lot of other businesses and non-profits) are PKFs -- Professional Knowledge Firms (according to Ron Baker) -- and their primary asset is intellectual... Continue »
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I continue to be amazed by how many people are still skeptical about social media as a legitimate business tool. Did you know that Faceook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named Time's Person of the Year? Did you know that "The... Continue »
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Actually, two things ... First, that the complexity of financial accounting standards for private companies has become a major problem. And second, that the FASB has not adequately considered the needs of private companies and their users (banks, sureties, small... Continue »
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Remember Curley from the movie City Slickers? He held up that weathered old hand and said, "The secret to life is one thing." Billy Crystal asked, "What is the one thing, Curley?" He answered, "You have to figure that out."... Continue »
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What if you summed up the most important things you need to work on and posted them on your bathroom mirror on a 3-by-5 card to look at every day when you wake up and before you go to sleep?... Continue »
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Today Facebook announced their new Social Plugins and we're excited to be a showcase launch partner. In fact, TypePad bloggers are the only bloggers to have access to these features at launch. Woot! Starting Thursday... Continue »
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Milestones and celebrations can (and should) cause you to stop and reflect. This week, I will be attending my 10th Association DigitalNow conference at Disney World in Orlando, and I cannot help but share some of the big takeaways and... Continue »
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When Naploeon was asked what his secret to success was in his biggest victories, he replied, "First, I get all of my men facing the same direction." This is the challenge facing most organizations today. I like the advice from... Continue »
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Wanna know how to prevent the next financial crisis? Watch Saturday Night Live. Seriously. I've wondered before how much of our current economic woes are due to our own personal financial mismanagement and greed. Turns out the comedians at SNL... Continue »