Fraud Awareness Programs: Employee Training to Combat Fraud

July 10, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The financial scandals at the turn of the 21st century eroded investor confidence and public trust. In response, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in 2002. Nevertheless fraud and corruption continue to exist and the extent of white-collar crime is startling. The 2012 Report to the (read on...)

There Is a Difference Between Marketing and Lying – Be Careful of the Latter

December 6, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Many people say that the Internet is the wild-wild-West when it comes to advertising and marketing. And whereas, that may be so, that doesn’t make it acceptable to lie to potential future clients, customers, or the American consumer. It’s just not okay, and there is a right way and a (read on...)

Our Obsession With Advertising, Marketing, Spin and Celebrity Is Failing the Country!

November 16, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

The public is paying dearly for our cult of the worthless and personality. It has become clear for many years that what one sees with advertising and media clutter. is expressly not what one gets. And the fact of the matter, certainly with the case of Advertising and Marketing, is that generally (read on...)

6 Basics When You Discover Fraud in the Association Board

May 20, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Suppose you’re a new apartment association board member. Part of your duties is to oversee some of the accounting recordkeeping. But as you’re looking over the accounts, you notice mention of payments to a repair company. You call the number – not in service. You check the (read on...)

Home Based Business – 3 Secrets Revealed

March 24, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Here are some elements you need to keep in mind if you want to work from home in your own home based business: 1. Be sincere. There simply is too much competition out there for you to be successful and not make a connection with your customer. In another article, I will talk about brand marketing (read on...)