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Business & Entrepreneurs, Tips for Job Seekers

How Goodly Do You Talk?

By Catherine Lam, CPA, CMA

 

How important is communication? Being in IT, I work with a lot of developers, technical architects, and folks whose first language is not English. First and foremost, I wrote this post for people in the North American corporate world, where the primary language of business is English. However, I still think that even if you’re in other parts of the world, the concepts here still apply. Read More…


Work Life

Steady Eddie vs the Blue Flamer . . . and Why You Need Them Both on Your Team

Every company has them, the Steady Eddies and the Blue Flamers. But not every company is smart enough to treat them with the respect they deserve. A company without the right mix of both is not functioning optimally.

 

The Blue Flamer

 

You’ve seen her. Prepared for anything that comes her way; she often has the answer before you’ve even thought of the question. Read More…


Up Close & Personal

Seeing is Believing? Or is Believing … Seeing?

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By Cat Lam, CPA-CMA

Founder of ITsolopreneurs.com

 

“Dad, how many Santa Clauses are there in the world?”

Here’s the backstory. Since I had my 5 yr old, I have been dreading the one day that I have to finally break it to him that Santa isn’t real. Growing up in an immigrant household, there was no concept of Santa Claus. Read More…


Up Close & Personal

How to Share Heartfelt Mentorship: An Essay Inspired by a Journey

Written by: Sally Banek, CPA, CMA, via Linkedin

Two weeks ago, my 19 year old daughter departed on a journey.  Four months of training in Thailand, followed by two more months of missionary work in Cambodia and Laos.  If it were anybody else’s daughter, I’d be thrilled.

“What an amazing adventure!  Do it now, before life gets in your way.”

But it’s not somebody else’s daughter.  Read More…