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Innovative Accountants – An Oxymoron?

When I was asked to write my next blog post on innovation and getting creative, I was instantly a bit uncomfortable. Yes, this request pushed me out of my comfort zone. Ultimately, being pushed out of my comfort zone is good because that’s … Continue reading

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4 Skills to Build Your Leadership Team in 2014

How are you positioning your business and leadership team to compete moving forward?  The pace of change in our world continues to accelerate rapidly.  This is fueled by: 1. A global economy, 2. New technologies and 3. Increased access to information. And… … Continue reading

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Aren’t Leaders Supposed to be Certain?

I heard John Engels (www.LeadershipCoachinginc.com) speak at an accounting profession conference about 3 or 4 years ago. Since then I have consistently read John’s Leadership Blog and I’m always amazed by how his writing makes me become more self aware, which I believe … Continue reading

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Consider the SAKURADA MONGAI When Making Plans

In this article, I want to connect one historical incident in Japan with an idea of how to devise any plans. History gives us many valuable lessons. I believe that this is one of them. On March 24, 1860, in Tokyo, a … Continue reading

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Staring Over the Fiscal Cliff: Where are the Leaders?

It’s time for the leaders in this country to put partisan politics aside, stop thinking about their next election, and come up with a reasonable solution to this problem. Continue reading

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