Are We Ready for the Silver Tsunami?

Posted in Accounting, Audit and Tax | Succession Planning | Leadership on December 16, 2013

Due to the loyalty of employees from the Boomer generation, many of these individuals spent a great deal of time with the same company while advancing over the years, and possess a wealth of knowledge about many facets of the companies or industries in which they have worked. As this generation leaves the workforce in droves, we will encounter what has come to be called the Silver Tsunami. [More]

6 Ways to Reduce Waste in Your Organization

Posted in Advisory | Business | Leadership on May 14, 2013

Waste accumulates all too easily in business. Even if your organization is thriving, it's possible to identify opportunities for improvement by following six simple steps. [More]

A Business Lesson from the NBA Playoffs

Posted in Advisory | Business | Leadership on May 7, 2013

Passion, overcoming challenges and playing hard are all necessary components of an NBA playoff victory. They are also all critical for business success. [More]

7 Common Places for Waste Accumulation in Business

Posted in Business | Leadership on February 4, 2013

The current economic situation is forcing business owners to take a good look at their companies to identify key improvement opportunities. Whether cutting costs is a necessity, or you just want to run a leaner business, you should constantly seek ways to reduce waste. Take a look at these seven areas where waste typically accumulates to help your management team develop and implement a waste-redu... [More]

Top 10 Business Blog Posts from 2012

Posted in Accounting, Audit and Tax | Advisory | Leadership | Managed Services | Technology on December 27, 2012

This year had many changes in the business world, and many are still to come in future years. From enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, to leadership skills, to recent trends related to technology in the workplace, many of our most popular blog posts were about new products, new technologies and news that will impact the next few years. So withou... [More]

3 models to help manage organizational change: Part 2

Posted in Advisory | Performance Measurement | Local Government Management Services | Business | Government | Leadership on October 16, 2012

Last week, we provided two out of the three models that can help managers understand and lead organizational change more effectively and efficiently. As we mentioned, managing this change can be a time-consuming task, and it's crucial to get to underlying behaviors of the change in order to successfully implement it. Here, we provide the third and final model: Stages of ChangeWhile we have descri... [More]

5 networking traits to build strong business relationships

Posted in Advisory | Human Resources | Human Resources Consulting | Recruiting and Onboarding | Staffing | Business | Leadership | Professional Services on October 1, 2012

Several years ago, the Sunday Magazine in the Chicago Tribune ran an article featuring top networkers. The resounding message was that individuals who are considered at the top of their networking game are those who think first and foremost about what they can do for the other person. These networkers really did believe in building relationships and understood that solid relationships are two-way ... [More]

A 2-part process to making more effective decisions

Posted in Business | Leadership on July 11, 2012

The decisions you make as a leader affect every single aspect of your business. They impact all of your stakeholders, the workplace culture and environment, and the company’s bottom line, and continued success relies upon you making the best possible business decisions. The process of making great decisions is much more than placing words or phrases in a pros and cons list—it’s a... [More]

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