Everyday Leadership

I am pretty into the TED talks – Ideas worth spreading.  I have the application on my phone and can listen to them during my long commute, at the gym or on the bus. Recently I stumbled upon a short presentation by Drew Dudley regarding leadership, which led me to do...

Business Success in Foreign Countries

CDH works with many companies that are doing business in the international marketplace. There are many factors that impact success for US companies in foreign countries. Some of the key factors of success include living company values throughout the organization,...

Women LEAD at CDH

I often sit and wonder where my career will be in 5, 10, or even 20 years. It strikes me as odd that the most recent study done by the Journal of Accountancy shows that although public accounting firms are made up of 44% women, only 19% of partners are women.  It...

Strive to tell customers WHY

Why is a very different question as compared to What and How. “These are the services we can offer.”  “Compared to other CPA firms, our services are better because of price, specialty professionals, industry experience, etc.” If I say the words above when I meet with...

Stress: It Happens to Us All

Over the past two years, I have come to learn a lot about stress. I have come to learn how relative stress is: in college getting a low grade on my exam or studying for an exam was stressful; now, meeting deadlines has replaced my old idea of stress. However, stress...