On Jesus and Redistribution

The following meme was posted on a Bernie Sanders Facebook site: As a Libertarian and a church-going Catholic I see zero contradiction in this. I personally believe the best way to “justly distribute the fruits of the Earth and human labor” is via the free market or what I prefer to call “market tested innovation […]

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Sage Summit 2015 Session – Changing conversations by asking effective questions

This is the third in a series of three posts I will be doing featuring slides and audio from my sessions at Sage Summit 2015. Sorry that the audio is not quite the best. Changing conversations by asking better questions This session is dedicated to the possibility that professionals can greatly increase the value they […]

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Sage Summit Sessions – Creating vision and strategy

Unfortunately, the audio for these two sessions did not turn out at all listenable. Therefore, I am ust posting the abstracts and the slides. Please feel free to comment or contact me if you have any questions. Creating shared vision in a small business Have you defined a vision for your company and shared it […]

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Sage Summit 2015 Session – Leadership in the age of the quick fix

This is the second in a series of three posts I will be doing featuring slides and audio from my sessions at Sage Summit 2015. Sorry that the audio is not quite the best. Leadership in the age of the quick fix Leadership thinking is is often based on manipulation – trying to “get someone to […]

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Proud Dad Moment

“Merkle’s Boner! Merkle’s Boner!” Sean, my son, shouted at the TV to a surprised and somewhat horrified group of relatives last night. For those of you that are not up to speed on a play that happened a mere 107 years ago, “Merkle’s Boner” is perhaps one of the most infamous (unless you are a […]

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Sage Summit 2015 Session – Measure what matters

This is the first in a series of three posts I will be doing featuring slides and audio from my sessions at Sage Summit 2015. Sorry that the audio is not quite the best.  Measuring what matters (to customers) Do your performance metrics reflect what’s truly important to your customers? This session explores the ways companies […]

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My Sage Summit 2015 Sessions

Sorry I am a bit late with this, but I have had a few requests for me to do this post even at this late date. Here are the sessions I will presenting at Sage Summit 2015: SageCity Live: Increasing user adoption – Tuesday, July 28th, 11:45am – 12:30pm – SageCity Live This will be […]

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On Floccinaucinihilipilification

As many of you already know, I am sesquipedalian. However, what I really love is a great word, long or short, in a proper context. To my amusement, a word that is both sesquipedalian and fits into the context of a subject (value or lack thereof) about which a regularly speak popped up in my […]

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Everything I Needed to Know about Consulting My Daughter Learned in Kindergarten

As of last Friday, our daughter is a first grader, at least that is what she told me. Actually, I asked her on the morning of the last day of school, “Cara, when do you become a ‘first grader’? Today after school? Over the summer? In August when you go back to school?” Without hesistation […]

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Video from AICPA

Last year at the AICPA Prac/TECH Conference, I was honored to be interviewed by Jeffrey Drew, senior editor at the Journal of Accountancy. We had a terrific conversation. In anticipation of my upcoming speaking engagement at this year’s conference they have posted two portions of the interview. My thanks to them as they made me […]

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