Content by Deanna White

on 01/27/15
In the afterglow of their jaw-dropping, come-from-behind victory in the NFC Championship Game this January, the Seattle Seahawks were quick to credit “mental toughness” for providing them...
on 01/16/15
During her nearly 40-year career as a clinical and organizational psychologist and executive coach, Joan Pastor, PhD, has had the chance to assess nearly every leadership philosophy in the field. But...
on 12/30/14
Despite the fact that mentoring is widely considered a critical component of career success— with some of the most successful women of our time, such as Meg Whitman and Indra Nooyi, crediting...
on 11/25/14
With busy season on the horizon, many CPAs have already begun shoring up their stress reduction plans. This year, they may want to try something new: a simple, practical, and easily accessible method...
on 11/05/14
There is little doubt technology has changed the customer service model in nearly every sector of business. Today's hyper-informed customers demand more "on call" personal attention in...
on 10/16/14
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may have implied he is comfortable trusting "karma" as a measurement of change for women in the workplace, but when it comes to gauging the progress of its Forum...
on 10/03/14
As a CPA, Sarah Bruce of Kitty Hawk, N.C, is used to helping people organize their financial affairs. But on September 19, Bruce, a member of the North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA), spent...
on 09/23/14
In today's volatile marketplace, companies, regardless of their size, are dealing with more complexity than ever before. Global markets, which bring both new opportunities and new competitors,...
on 09/18/14
As anyone who's ever been through a divorce can attest, the pain of parting with your spouse isn't just emotional—the fallout from divorce can wreak financial havoc as well long after...
on 09/11/14
To assist firm leaders in making key decisions for the future, BKR International, one of the top 10 global accounting associations. recently put together a list of the five priorities managing...
on 09/03/14
Whether industry pundits are calling it "merger fever" or "merger mania," it's no secret that the U.S. accounting industry is consolidating at an exponential rate. The rise of...
on 08/28/14
Teresa Taylor, former COO of the multibillion dollar telecommunications giant Qwest, remembers the exact moment she stopped chasing the work-life balance myth.When Taylor's eldest son Jack was in...
on 08/20/14
Amelia Emmert, a manager in Assurance at EY, always had a quiet concern for conservation: taking little steps to make small differences to better the environment, like turning off the lights and...
on 08/08/14
A recent study of lateral hiring trends in the accounting industry by the Chicago-based executive search practice the Koltin Consulting Group (KCG) has found that in the first half of 2014 firms...
on 07/30/14
This summer, Patrice C. Washington, founder and CEO of the personal finance training and development firm Seek Wisdom Find Wealth, and Money Maven of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, had an...
on 07/21/14
Your 15-year-old may be tech-savvy enough to debug your computer, back-up data on your mobile devices, and help you stream episodes of Game of Thrones, but chances are you can’t expect...
on 07/14/14
Despite the economy's steady, albeit somewhat unhurried, recovery, businesses in accounting, finance, and IT are reporting a significant increase in unfilled staff positions, according to the...
on 07/11/14
On a typical June day, Kentucky high school students David Wagner, Kayla Cook, and Michael Kiraly would be kicking back, enjoying all the pleasures of summer—playing video games, hanging out by...
on 07/02/14
Applying to college and selecting a school can be a stressful proposition for any high school student—and when that student is the first person in the family to go to college, navigating that...
on 06/24/14
In Catherine Mulder's experience there's no doubt that women in the accounting industry are eager to advance their careers to the highest level. "Our members come to us looking for...

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