Staring Over the Fiscal Cliff: Where are the Leaders?

Now that the elections are over and President Obama has been elected to a second term, we are faced with the “fiscal cliff,” a combination of automatic spending cuts and the December 31, 2012 expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts. While members of all...

Work with others who believe what you believe

I had the opportunity to visit with a prospective new client recently. They are a very successful middle-market business. A couple of things stood out during my meeting. The first thing is that this was truly a family-owned and operated business. The father and two...

It’s the Corporate Culture That Binds Us Together

There are certain strategic ingredients including a vision, mission statement and core values that bind a company together. When starting out I had a hard time grasping the significance of spending time on defining these areas. After all, I knew the reason for doing...

Be Aware of Cultural Differences to Get Ahead in Business

At Corbett, Duncan & Hubly we work with privately held organizations all around the globe on a regular basis. Because of that, it is important that we are aware of cultural differences in business etiquette. One of our strongest markets is our Japanese market. By...

Making a difference – without the billable hour

At CDH, we believe difference makers inspire, innovate and improve our world. We want to be difference makers for our customers and for our people. How are we doing that? For one, we are innovating the model of how a traditional CPA and consulting firm operates. As of...

Remember to Keep it Personal in the Age of Technology

I have to face it. We now live in a world of virtual connectivity (words I had never heard of ten years ago).  A recent blog post was written by our IT Director, Jeff Hays; so to show you we have a well-rounded firm that caters to all levels of technology users, I am...