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Three Strategies for Creating a More Honest Culture by Tony Rose

The ability to confront brutal facts can make or break a business. But how do we do that while still respecting the varying perspectives of different players, including partners? This came up for me because my partners and I are re-reading Good to Great by Jim...

IN DEFENSE OF EMPLOYEES by Tony Rose

I recently had a talk with Amy Bruske, the president of Kolbe Corp, about the meaning of entrepreneurship. Bruske has observed three types of folks, all of whom are necessary in a business: entrepreneurs, business owners, and employees. We tend to hold entrepreneurs and business owners...

Tax Rhetoric v Tax Reform

In recent weeks, President Trump’s administration published its tax reform goals, which resulted in much discussion and little clarity. The goals, which have not yet been translated into bills, would double most people’s standard deduction, eliminate many itemized deductions, and retain deductions for home mortgage...

Eric Swenson on HR: Evolve or Die

Eric Swenson, Founder and Managing Director of our sister company, RSJ/Swenson, is an author, speaker, and consultant who works with businesses throughout the United States and Canada to train and improve management and develop professional talent. In his most recent article for Talent Economy, he predicts...

New Business Tax Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act

At RSJ, we pride ourselves on staying on top of newly implemented regulations and requirements. As part of its primary purpose to facilitate healthcare reform, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes key tax provisions that affect businesses, and so we felt it is important to...

1099 Deadline Is Approaching

The New Year is a time not only for looking forward with planning and resolutions, but also for taking a moment to reflect on the prior year and what has been accomplished.  In a practical sense that includes kicking off tax season with annual payroll...

American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

"A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year, and to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen." ― Winston S. Churchill During the last month the role of soothsayer has been awkwardly worn...