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.
A CPA‘s perspective on failing CPA exam sections, networking tips and more
"A CPA's perspective on failing CPA exam sections, networking tips and more"
In this episode we're speaking with Courtney Arrington, a CPA in Virginia who writes the blog "The Accounting Struggle," that provides guidance for students and professionals with CPA exam study tips, networking advice and more. We discussed what the process was like for her to grow her blog following, the value in being open about your failures in the profession, advice for young professionals and much more. Here’s what she had to say.
The opportunities and challenges of the construction and real estate industries
"The opportunities and challenges of the construction and real estate industries"
In this episode I’m speaking with Doug Houser, CPA, principal, director of construction & real estate services at Rea & Associates about the construction and real estate industries. We discuss how the industries have fared during the pandemic, what hurdles they still are dealing with, what CPAs who serve these industries should know and much more.
How subscription model pricing can help you beat your competitors
"How subscription model pricing can help you beat your competitors"
In this episode we're speaking with Ron Baker, CPA, founder of the VeraSage Insititute and Soul of Enterprise talk show about the subscription pricing model for firms. We discussed the profession’s reaction to the subscription model, misconceptions, how to get started and much more.
You can hear more from Ron at our upcoming Virtual Accounting Shows in October and November, register here: https://ohiocpa.com/cpe/major-conferences/accounting-shows
How to manage a difficult employee
"How to manage a difficult employee"
In this episode we're speaking with Eileen Connor, director of human resources at Bober Markey Fedorovich, about how to manage a difficult employee. We discuss what being a difficult employee means, how to have a discussion about behavior, the impacts difficult employees have on the organization and others and much more.
Protection from cyber hackers takes commitment
In this episode we're speaking with Greg Gomach, senior client executive at DMC Technology Group and part of Ohio CPA proud organization William Vaughan Company. We talk about the threat of ransomware, how to handle it internally and what to tell your clients, steps to take if you discovered you’ve been hacked with ransomware and much more.
Manufacturers find ways to pivot, adapt to pandemic challenges
"Manufacturers find ways to pivot, adapt to pandemic challenges"
In this episode we're speaking with Jason Tuma, CPA, partner at Sikich LLP on how the manufacturing industry is handling the pandemic. While Jason said many of his clients have figured out the best way to safely work during COVID, they’re still encountering roadblocks. We discussed the Sikich Industry Pulse survey on Manufacturing and Distribution, how the manufacturing industry is handling vaccines, some of the biggest pain points for the industry and much more.
Terrific Podcast Host
Jessica did a wonderful job in her interview with me - highly recommended as a terrific podcast host!
Thank you for allowing me to share part of my debt-free journey.
How CFOs can Excel at HR
Thank you to the Ohio Society of CPAs for allowing me to share some HR thoughts with your membership!