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1 03, 2018

Leadership Assessment

By | 2018-03-14T17:32:42+00:00 March 1st, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Countless books and articles exist discussing the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little has been said about what happens in the thousands of daily interactions and decisions that allow leaders to get the best out of their people. Start with this premise: We [...]

19 12, 2017

Being Your Own Worst Critic

By | 2017-12-19T17:18:08+00:00 December 19th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

The holiday season is a time of celebration – spending time with family and friends, reflecting on the past year, and setting goals for the future. Most have a list of to-do’s before the end of the year; you have checked it twice, and the only objective is to [...]

31 10, 2017

Surviving the Slump

By | 2017-10-31T21:51:03+00:00 October 31st, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

How excited do you think Pat Sajak is to ask contestants to buy a vowel after all these years? Do you think Beyoncé is tired of singing “Single Ladies” yet? Which do you think Michael Jordan loved more – the championship rings or shooting practice free throws for well [...]

7 09, 2017

The Marshmallow Experiment

By | 2017-09-20T14:33:47+00:00 September 7th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Inside each of us, a tumultuous war rages. One side offers immediate gratification, the exhilaration of living life in the present, and the excitement of spontaneous enjoyment. On the opposing side of the battlefield: patience to endure the uncertainty of the future, the cognitive ability to remain focused on [...]

5 07, 2017

A Culture of Confidence

By | 2017-07-05T12:03:39+00:00 July 5th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Turns out, there are benefits that come from being a cocky teenager. Although your parents might have been counting down the days until you flew the nest, that swagger means you’ll likely end up earning a higher salary than those of your more modest friends. According to the Journal [...]

2 05, 2017

Refining the Relocation

By | 2017-05-02T12:50:16+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Hiring the best of the best? In many situations and for many roles, a commitment to employing the best candidates possible can sometimes involve relocation. Whether this a commonplace occurrence or one that is only approved under the most unique circumstances, there are copious and essential components of a [...]

10 03, 2017

Guest Auditor and Rotation Program Realities

By | 2017-05-10T18:54:27+00:00 March 10th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

By Kent Burns, CPA The use of guest auditor and rotation programs continues to increase.  Deloitte’s 2016 Global Chief Audit Executive Survey predicts in the next 3-5 years, the use of guest auditor programs will increase by almost 50%, while the use of rotational programs will double.  Here are [...]

23 02, 2017

The Next Generation of Leadership

By | 2017-02-24T15:49:59+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

The success of any organization is largely reliant on the strength of the leadership; conveying a vision, formulating strategy, and ultimately driving the direction of a company is no small task. Thus, having a sustained and committed leadership development program can be a key differentiator in the trajectory of [...]

10 02, 2017

Collaborative Audit Culture – Part 3

By | 2017-05-10T18:57:34+00:00 February 10th, 2017|SRA Updates|0 Comments

By Kent Burns, CPA and Rick Walke, CPA, CIA, CRMA This is third and final piece (for now) on creating a Collaborative Audit Culture.  Part I addressed the art of verbal communication.  Part II described some ways to move from concept to practical application.  We conclude here by discussing [...]

20 12, 2016

Embracing the Entitled

By | 2016-12-20T10:57:32+00:00 December 20th, 2016|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Be honest; when you read the title of our SRA Update, did it immediately conjure up an image of a selfie-taking, social media addicted, text-obsessed millennial? Before we go any further, let us first take a moment and apologize to the recent generation entering the workforce. Turns out, there [...]