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Op/ed: Putting the leadership into thought leadership

By   /  Friday, March 28th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Putting the leadership into thought leadership

It’s becoming an increasingly important aspect of a company’s marketing strategy, but in my experience, many executives are uncomfortable about the idea of being thought leaders.

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Op/ed: Auditor independence should be left to the accounting profession

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

The concern about audit independence — the question of whether the performance of non-audit services for an audit client impairs audit independence — is an old one.

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Op/ed: Congress whiffs on reform of exploding food-stamp program

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Congress whiffs on reform of exploding food-stamp program

This once-modest program, originally set up to provide temporary assistance to the truly poor, has morphed into a massive runaway entitlement program that is grossly mismanaged, rife with fraud and badly in need of reform.

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Op/ed: Pension investments are fundamentally sound

By   /  Friday, March 7th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Pension investments are fundamentally sound

Pensions are a vital part of compensation and serve as an asset to local governments.

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Op/ed: Ventura County pension proposal is about retirement plan fairness

By   /  Friday, February 28th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

The big fact that public employee unions don’t mention when they tout the safety of pensions is that when the pension fund loses money, you — the taxpayers — have to make up the difference.

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Op/ed: A gradual transition to empty nest makes the cord-cutting bearable

By   /  Friday, February 21st, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: A gradual transition to empty nest makes the cord-cutting bearable

I was afraid our perfect world would be torn asunder by every little female spat in the house. I wanted no conflict. I pined for the harmony of the true Wonder Years.

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Op/ed: What buyers and sellers need to know to make a deal happen this year

By   /  Friday, February 14th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: What buyers and sellers need to know to make a deal happen this year

The new normal for deals is an elongated time to commit, both for buyers and sellers. Consequently, several impediments follow.

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