Overhauling The Machine

Evaluating your internal company structure is likely not at the top of your “To Do” list. Because really, as long as you have satisfied customers and a growing bottom line, everything is good, right? Well … not so fast.

episode 59 – ceo don mcintosh on pursuing a culture of accountability

Don McIntosh, CPA, CGFM, CFE, principal at Rea & Associates and the firm’s incoming CEO, has been a longtime advocate of the goal-setting process. Today he joins Dave on unsuitable on Rea Radio to talk about how setting effective goals promotes a culture of accountability across a company. The best place to start in your … Continued

If It’s Going To Be, Then It’s Up To Me

The goal-setting process can be hard, but if you are determined to see change in some aspect of your personal or professional life, it’s essential that you take ownership of that change. Read on to learn how you can take control of your success in the year ahead.

Are You Ready To Pay For Future Capital Asset Costs?

Is your local government doomed to fail because you failed to plan? Do you have a formal plan to replace capital assets one year, three years, five years, or 10 years from now? Many governments don’t and are blindsided. I hear finance officers’ concerns regarding this all the time. “It’s very hard to budget for … Continued

How Much Money Could You Be Losing From Fraud?

Occupational fraud – the misuse of a business’s resources (including money) to benefit an individual employee’s personal gain – is almost inevitable when you are a business owner. The truth is, it’s going to happen to you, perhaps even several times, sooner or later – and whether you know it or not. Your head would … Continued

Want Business Advice? Just Ask!

Most of us were told by our parents that you’ll successful if you work hard and work smart. Later on we go into business and found out that it’s not quite that simple. Every day, we have significant challenges thrown out at us, ranging from the economy to competition to having a well trained work … Continued

You Can’t Run Fat Anymore!

What happened to the days when businesses were chugging along and owners were making a good living? Well, the latest economic recession was certainly an eye-opening experience, wasn’t it? It’s easy to fall into the complacency trap when times are good and you don’t notice that ticking time bomb — known as economic recession and … Continued

Take Control of Your Future Finances

Are you struggling to make ends meet? Have you seen revenues slashed? Is demand for your services increasing? Have your revenues been cut so much you simply don’t know where to turn? If any of that sounds familiar, you are not alone. Today’s economic environment has really given state and local governments a big punch … Continued

School’s Back in Session

Now that the halls are filling back up with students, are you sure – really sure – that all of your i’s are dotted and your t’s are crossed? As you adjust to the daily hustle and bustle of another new year, be sure you look around for fraud behind the scenes. Even before the … Continued