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6/14/2018

The first steps to take in a crisis include gathering the facts and committing to telling the truth internally and then externally, writes David Grossman. "No matter how successful the leader, there is one common truth -- communication is a learned skill," he writes.

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6/14/2018

Ted Sarenski, CPA/PFS, discusses 2018 changes to Social Security and much more, including claiming strategies, spousal benefits and what might happen to the program in the future.

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Ted Sarenski
6/14/2018

Audit data analytics provide an opportunity for auditors to provide more value to clients. But first, firms need to let clients tell them what kind of insights would be helpful.

6/14/2018

Preretirees should discuss their plans with adult children, especially if the children still require financial support. Other issues to discuss include estate plans and important documents.

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6/14/2018

The Tax Court denies the taxpayers' claimed loss on the sale of their former home, followed by an exclusion of cancellation-of-debt income.

6/14/2018

Leadership is a skill that can be learned, says Louis Griego, CPA. In his talk at ENGAGE, he gives advice new managers can use to hone their leadership skills.

6/14/2018

Effective leaders must do more than assign tasks; they need to inspire and motivate their teams and to set an example through actions and words. Learn how stepping outside the office might help you grow your leadership skills.

6/14/2018

Meetings can be derailed by too much conversation unrelated to work. Here are several ideas for sticking to the agenda, including anticipating the causes of such tangents.

6/14/2018

Suryadevara has served as vice president of corporate finance since July. She will become CFO in September.

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General Motors
6/14/2018

The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission has introduced a Compendium of Examples to provide insight into using its Enterprise Risk Management Framework in various scenarios. The examples were developed by PwC with the direction of COSO's board and are based on research, interviews and case studies.

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