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The State of Business with the Ohio Society of CPAs is a podcast for accounting, finance and business community that focuses on the news impacting professionals today and in the future.

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The State of Business with the Ohio Society of CPAs is a podcast for accounting, finance and business community that focuses on the news impacting professionals today and in the future.

    Here is why it's time now to act on D+I initiatives

    Here is why it's time now to act on D+I initiatives

    In this episode we're joined by Scott Wiley, OSCPA CEO and President and Margaret Finley, the Society’s diversity and inclusion strategist, to discuss the society’s commitment to to end racism and help create a business environment that offers equal opportunity to all.
    We talk about the high emotions surrounding these issues, how accounting needs to evolve when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion, what it means to be a leader in this space and much more.
     
    Read more about our commitment to antiracism here: https://ohiocpa.com/communities/news/2020/06/11/society-commits-to-action-on-diversity-inclusion

    • 34 min
    What does a family-friendly accounting profession look like?

    What does a family-friendly accounting profession look like?

    In this episode we spoke to professionals about the action employers have been taking for years to support work-life integration and how that will need to continue if accounting wants to thrive as a family-friendly profession. Hear from Steve Black, human resource manager at Brixey and Meyer, Andrea Meinardi, CPA, partner at Crowe and Courtney Kurtz, audit manager at Crowe. 

    • 26 min
    Managing your personal finances during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Managing your personal finances during the COVID-19 pandemic

    In this episode we spoke with Ashira Nelson, CPA, tax manager at Apple Growth Partners about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic can have on personal finances. We talked about panic buying, financial mistakes to avoid during the pandemic, the value of thinking long-term and much more.

    • 18 min
    Make your virtual meetings better with these tips

    Make your virtual meetings better with these tips

    In this episode I spoke with Jon Petz, a motivational keynote speaker and author of multiple books, including one titled Boring Meetings Suck, on how to make meetings efficient and effective. We discussed how to prepare when you’re hosting a virtual meeting, common mistakes to avoid, battling Zoom fatigue and much more.

    • 18 min
    The hidden hazards of Wayfair

    The hidden hazards of Wayfair

    In this episode I spoke with Paul Roth, CPA and tax principal at Blue & Co about the impact of the South Dakota vs. Wayfair case two years later. We discussed new nexus standards, how many states have adopted Wayfair, what this means for online retailers and much more.

    • 25 min
    A futurist on possibilities in a post-pandemic world

    A futurist on possibilities in a post-pandemic world

    In this episode we spoke with futurist, David Staley, an associate professor at The Ohio State University, and director for both the Humanities Institute and the Center for the Humanities in Practice. He’s also president of the Columbus Futurists, a foresight think tank. We discussed the impact the pandemic will have on businesses, industries that might continue to struggle, current business changes that might be become permanent and much more. 

    • 28 min

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