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How To Get The Needle Moving for Your Business

Posted: February 13, 2019 - Blog, Sage Intacct

Is your business moving the needle, experimenting with new ideas/technologies or just playing it safe for another year? Many companies are tied to old practices that are comfortable, for example, a company can get better at closing the books every period, tying up transactions and creating necessary JE’s to make sure everything is in balance. Read More

New Business Year, New Business Plan

Posted: February 13, 2019 - Blog, Executive Focus

The turn of the year is always an interesting time to evaluate where your company needs to be in terms of the sales to break even.  Of course the objective is to make a certain level of profit but you are operating blind if the starting point is not a breakeven analysis.  Most small companies Read More

5 Easy Tips to Protect Yourself from Tax Scams

Posted: February 7, 2019 - Tax Planning & Tips

                    It’s only a few weeks into tax season, but tax scams aren’t procrastinating until April 15th (and we recommend you don’t either!).  Our clients have been very helpful in sharing the scams they are being approached with, so here are a few tips on how Read More

CDH Executive Focus Clients Shine Past Major Indices

Posted: January 14, 2019 - Blog

CDH’s Executive Focus management team recently performed some analytics on our own clients. We wanted to see how they measure up against some of the major indices in terms of both sales and profit growth over an eight-year time span. The results below speak for themselves. EFocus clients have shown substantially higher annual sales growth Read More

Amara’s Law: Are You Guilty?

Posted: January 14, 2019 - Blog, Sage Intacct

Futurist Roy Amara stated, “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” This captures the hype when new tech is played out in the press, followed by disillusionment when it’s not perfect day one. The danger is getting trapped in this disillusionment Read More

CDH Announces Principal and COO Promotions

Posted: January 14, 2019 - Blog, News

CDH is pleased to announce the promotions of Riki Shah and Naoko Lech, both to Tax Principals. Riki Shah joined CDH in 2011 and specializes in individual, corporate, and pass-through income taxes. He devotes his time to both the domestic and international client base. Riki is intimately familiar with complex U.S. regulations, ensuring clients receive Read More

Who Will You Be Working With In 10 Years?

Posted: November 29, 2018 - Sage Intacct

2029 is the year futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts machines will operate at a human level of intelligence. It’s about 10 years away and whether it happens in 10 or less/more years can be debated, however, massive disruption will come to most business environments. Working along-side a robot may be a reality sooner than later. The old Read More

How Strategic Training Can Strengthen Your Team

Posted: November 29, 2018 - Blog, Executive Focus, Family Business

Attorneys, accountants, and professionals in general are familiar with the concept of continuing education (CPE) and I think we would all agree that training is important at all levels of an organization.  Unfortunately we are currently in a business environment that presents challenges from a labor shortage perspective.  Because of labor shortages companies are in Read More

Team CDH in the Community

Posted: October 30, 2018 - Blog, Community

The weather may be getting cooler and wetter, but that is not stopping the CDH team from being active both outside, and for the community. On Sunday September 30th, some members of the CDH team participated in the Inside Out Club DuPage 5k run/walk. The weather actually held off making it a beautiful morning at Read More