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Bringing the Real World of Accounting into the Classroom

After 29 years in any career, it is easy to forget what it was like when you were finishing school, wondering what your future held and how you would actually put your degree to use. Thanks to a professor friend of mine at Cal Lutheran University,...

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Say Hello to the Elephants Quadrant Three: Implementation

This article by Tony A. Rose first appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Business World Magazine, a publication by Russell Bedford rbedford-logoInternational. We all have elephants – professional or personal problems, needs or truths that we ignore, usually to our detriment. In Say Hello...

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Say Hello to the Elephants Quadrant Two: Solutions

This article by Tony A. Rose first appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of Business World magazine, a publication by Russell Bedford11057214-rbnewlogobkeyrc International. We all have elephants – problems, needs or truths that we ignore even though we must face up to them. Often our elephants...

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Say Hello to the Elephants Quadrant One: Clarity

This article by Tony A. Rose first appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of Business World magazine, a publication by Russell Bedford11057214-rbnewlogobkeyrc International. The elephant in the room – English idiom meaning that which all can see but none choose to discuss or confront. We all have...

A Peer Reviewer Interview

Stephane Vachon oversees the Accounting and Auditing Department and the SEC Practice at Rose, Snyder & Jacobs. He has professional expertise with reorganization plans, feasibility and profitability analyses, and national corporate insolvency practice for financially troubled companies. He is also a member of the California Society...

Artists are Business People, Too!

Earlier this month, I had the honor of being a guest speaker in my friend John White’s class at Otis College. John teaches in the areas of Advertising Design and Communication Arts, and it was clear the group of students I was spending the afternoon...

Risks to Avoid When Outsourcing Payroll

Outsourcing your company’s payroll has many of benefits, but many pitfalls as well. I recently contributed to an article on Business News Daily on avoiding these risks. Read the article here. I’d like to thank writer, Brittney Helmrich for including my thoughts in her article....

Thinking About Outsourcing Your Company’s Payroll Services?

I recently had the opportunity to chime in on this subject for an article in Business News Daily. If you’re thinking about outsourcing your company’s payroll this may be helpful. And, as always, we are here to help answer questions you may have. Credit: Krasimira...

Kolbe Wisdom™ Changes the Game for Rose, Snyder & Jacobs

At >>Be sure to visit Kolbe.com and follow @Kolbe_Corp on Twitter to learn more about how the Kolbe System may benefit your company.Related Posts:Five Eyes on the FenceWhat’s YOUR Pixie Dust?Deep Thoughts on Thoughtful Disagreement...

Five Eyes On The Fence

Some of you might know that I am in the process of finishing up a manuscript for my second book. Manuscript. I like saying that word. It sounds prestigious and dignified. And the truth is that this book is the culmination of close to seven...

Westwood Transitional Salvation Army Holiday Charity Event

[caption id="attachment_2312" align="alignright" width="300"] One of the families[/caption] Rose, Snyder & Jacobs is always here to lend a helping hand to those in need.  For the Christmas season last year, we adopted a family through the Westwood Transitional Salvation Army  for our Holiday charity event. Staff members Jessica Chiavoni,...

Citizens Business Bank Charity Golf Tournament

[caption id="attachment_2123" align="alignright" width="300"] Greg Snyder - Partner at RSJ[/caption] October 28, 2013 was a big day for charitable golf.  Not only did RSJ have the opportunity to help three deserving charities for The California United Bank Charity Golf Tournament, but we were also able to...

California United Bank Charity Golf Tournament

On October 28, 2013, Rose Snyder & Jacobs sponsored the 7th annual California United Bank Charity Golf Tournament to [caption id="attachment_2119" align="alignright" width="300"] RSJ Golf Foursome[/caption] benefit the following charities: The Boys & Girls Club West Valley Easter Seals Disability Services CASA PACIFICA Centers for Children and Families   Damien Pineda, one...

LA Housing

Helping the Children of L.A. Family Housing On Sunday August 11, 2013 RSJ sponsored and hosted a summer fundraising event helping the children of L.A. Family Housing and bringing smiles to their faces. RSJ  provided entertainment and food for the event including water slides, a game truck...

What’s YOUR Pixie Dust?

My kids are all grown up now (gulp), so it's been a while since I read Peter Pan, but I have to say: I always loved the story. The thought that you could sprinkle a little pixie dust on something and it would magically work,...

Broken Promises

For those of you who know me, it is no secret that I am (well, really, I have been) fat. I wasn't obese, but I have been heavy for as long as I can remember....

Deep Thoughts on Thoughtful Disagreement

(and I Dare You to Disagree)I confess that I hate when people disagree with me. For me, the stress of thinking that I might be incorrect gives me the willies. Admitting I might be wrong? ...

THE PLANNING TRIAD

Ned was not doing well. And it wasn't the “Someone-posted-something-political-on-Facebook” kind of not doing well. His professional life wasn't going as planned and he felt unsettled.As he was sitting in my office, he explained that his old partner offered him a role at...