It’s not you… It’s me.

It’s not you… It’s me.

When was the last time you went through a breakup? Chances are that at some point in your life, you parted ways with someone – whether it was a romantic relationship or a job or a client – when the match was simply not a good match.  Something attracted...
Bring Yourself to Work

Bring Yourself to Work

Over the past several years, I’ve noticed a massive shift in the business world.  Some may think business is getting too informal.  I’d call this a surge in bringing yourself to work, and I think it’s critical to a business’ success. Here’s what...
What’s the Big Deal about the Cloud?

What’s the Big Deal about the Cloud?

I read some really interesting comments on AccountingWeb about why paperless is always associated with the cloud when they are two different things. My resulting comment got so lengthy, I decided to turn it into a blog instead taking up four pages of space in the...
Getting Naked

Getting Naked

Early in my career, I was just myself. I worked hard, used dry humor, and did my best. And as I went along, I was taught how to “be professional.” If someone asks how you are, you say, “Fine, thank you. How are you?” You dress like everyone else. You talk like...
From Chinese to Accounting

From Chinese to Accounting

I distinctly remember the sixth grade when my teacher told my parents I would make a great engineer someday. I envisioned trains. Umm… thanks, but no thanks. If you had asked *me*, on the other hand, I would’ve told you I either wanted to be a CPA or a psychologist....