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Please, Oh Please: Let the Air Escape!

I have always been a loud talker. The employees who sit in cubicles outside my office can attest to this. Why, just this morning alone, they heard more than a few expletives that escaped from the walls of my office. Many of them probably know personal details...

Swatting a Fly with a Sledgehammer

When someone is interested in purchasing another business, it is common practice to hire an accounting firm to investigate the affairs of that prospective purchase. We recently welcomed one such firm to complete some due diligence on one of our clients....

Tapping Into Social Capital for a Great First Impression

Founding Partner Tony Rose has written and spoken about the important role Social Capital plays in the success of your business. So, it is not surprising that at RSJ we place a great deal of importance on your first point of contact with our firm. Meet...

Pain Denial Syndrome (PDS) – One of the Best Kept Dirty Little Secrets

Our great friend and mentor, Dr. Brad Spencer of Spencer, Shenk, Capers, has spent a lifetime considering and counseling business executives. He recently shared this previously unpublished article on suffering. He has given me permission to share his wisdom with all of our friends and...

On the Passing of My Son

My son was taken from us on July 27, 2015. He was just one month and one day shy of his twenty-ninth birthday. The loss was extreme and shocking for everyone who knew him—for his mother and his little sister, for his many friends and...

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...

How To Wrap Up Your Next Speech

When doing any public speaking it’s important to remember that you’re taking other people’s time; whatblah may be interesting to you may not be to them. The best advice I ever heard about public speaking came from communications expert Gary Hankins, which was something like...

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...