Author
Jan 28, 2019
Blog

How The Partial Government Shutdown Impacts Local Government

How does a government shutdown impact us at a local level? Read on to find out.
Author
Oct 25, 2018
Blog

A Little Appreciation Goes A Long Way

If you are looking to make have a positive impact on your staff, consider the benefits of frequent and ongoing recognition and demonstrations of appreciation.
Author
Nov 16, 2017
Blog

GASB 68: The Good Times Keep On Rolling

If you haven’t already had enough fun working through the Governmental Accounting Standards Board Summary of Statement No. 68 and net pension liabilities then you're in luck. And yes ... you did detect hints of sarcasm.
Author
Aug 5, 2016
Blog

Take Control with These Time Management Tips

We all know how easy it is to get caught in a productivity trap – constantly rushing around only to have nothing to show despite your hard work. Read on for four tips to help you get more from your day.
Author
Aug 14, 2014
Blog

Preparation Is Key When It Comes To An Audit

Do you find the audit process to be a downright burden? If so, you’re not alone!  Audits are rarely pleasant; however, much like life, an audit is what we make of it. If you’re perpetually burdened by the audit, you may be contributing to the problem without realizing it. Businesses and entities often find themselves … Continued
Author
Aug 31, 2013
Blog

How Can Centralized Receiving Improve Your Internal Controls?

Do you have department heads, principals or administrators with the ability to request, receive and approve payments for a good or service? Do you have secretaries, principals, department heads or administrators that are resistant to follow procedures or forget to return the packing slip or receiving copy of the purchase order? If you answered yes … Continued
Author
Apr 17, 2013
Blog

Take Control of Your Vendor Master in Nine Steps

Managing a vendor file can seem like a thankless housekeeping task – like the office equivalent of cleaning your gutters. It takes time, and the benefits may be hard to see. However, like washing your dishes regularly, managing your vendor file is important because of the potentially disastrous consequences of not doing so. What’s the worst … Continued
Author
Jun 20, 2007
Blog

Is Your Office Designed for Productivity?

Do you feel uncomfortable or disorganized when you are sitting at your desk? Does a normal day in the office leave you with a headache, eye strain or neck discomfort? It’s possible your office design is attributing to your increased stress levels. A few simple tricks may improve your productivity while reducing your stress. Monitor … Continued