Five Things You Should Read

June 16, 2017

Tech trends for accounting firm leaders, bringing a boring presentation back to life, and the 1 trait shared by true leaders.

Do These Four Things to Make Your Boring Presentation Sound Interesting

Fast Company

All that data needs to be in there—what can you do? Well, this.

SOX Pros Say External Audit Costs Increased in 2016

Compliance Week (subscription may be required)

Roughly half of the largest companies subject to reporting requirements under Sarbanes-Oxley said their external audit costs increased in 2016.

Technology Trends for Accounting Firm Leaders

Journal of Accountancy

Technology advances can help today’s accounting firms satisfy the demands to be faster, smarter, and less costly.

Uber's Travis Kalanick Shows How Growing Up Is Much Harder Than Simply Growing

Time

Kalanick's unwillingness to grasp the magnitude of what Uber had become — a global behemoth that touches the lives of millions of drivers, riders and employees — may have proved his undoing.

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for This 1 Rare Sign

Inc.

Chip Bergh, chief executive of Levi Strauss & Company, shares some great insights on his leadership style. But one trait really stands out.