Best Practices Series

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Jan Kees de Jager to become CFO at Royal KPN

7/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

De Jager has served as Dutch finance minister. He will begin as CFO in November. Read More

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Italy gives Google ultimatum on data privacy

7/22/2014

  • Reuters

Google has been given 18 months to comply with Italian privacy laws, which will require the company to change the way it collects and uses personal information of its users, or it could face fines of … Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

If you aren't making mistakes, you aren't trying hard enough

7/22/2014

  • ArtPetty.com

Leaders shouldn't try to be perfect, writes Art Petty. Leaders who never makes mistakes or missteps aren't helping themselves or their employees learn and grow, he writes. Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Candidates are looking ahead to 2016

7/21/2014

  • Hill, The

Biden

The likely candidates for the 2016 presidential contest have been ratcheting up their undeclared campaigns in recent days, with Democrats former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President J… Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

Trust, collaboration can close a deal

7/21/2014

  • TheSalesBlog.com

Customers care about the financial value of your product or service, but they also care about the way you do business, writes S. Anthony Iannarino. They prefer trustworthy sales representatives who ca… Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

How to avoid time-wasters and distractions

7/21/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Garfinkle

Leaders need to learn to say no to time-wasting meetings, overly chatty colleagues, pointless e-mails, and other distractions, writes Joel Garfinkle. "Ultimately, you'll be saying yes to greater job s… Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

Companies that can't afford pay raises look to benefits

7/22/2014

  • Employee Benefit News

U.S. employees are expected to receive a median pay hike of 3% next year, with the largest gains in the oil and gas industry, a Hay Group survey says. Employers that want to retain workers but cannot … Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

6 simple ways to reduce stress

7/21/2014

  • Forbes

Stressed professionals should consider putting a plant in their cubicle, clearing their desk of clutter and finding time to get outdoors every day, Nellie Akalp writes. "When you feel at the end of yo… Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Practising Law Institute

HP's settlement with shareholders is contested by former Autonomy CFO

7/22/2014

  • Reuters

Hewlett-Packard's settlement of lawsuits brought by its shareholders over an $8.8 billion write-down is facing opposition from a former executive of software company Autonomy. The settlement would let… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Ohio accounting careers program receives diversity award

7/7/2014

  • CPA Practice Advisor online

The Accounting Careers Awareness Program, which is run by the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Ohio CPA Foundation and the Ohio chapters of the National Association of Black Accountants, received a Power of … Read More