Michael Sterling
11 Quotes to Get Your Rear in Gear

  Last week, I shared some of my team’s recommended TED Talks for professional growth.   Today, I want to share some inspiration. Some motivation.   It’s tax extension season. IRS deadlines are looming. Accountants are pedal to the metal to complete client extensions. If you are searching for a boost – something to give […]


Michael Sterling
Your Career Depends on These – 11 Qualities for Success

11 Aspects of Executive Presence   So let’s say you’ve just been passed over for promotion to a leadership position. You hear you almost got the job but the other guy got it because of “his strong executive presence.”   You think you know what they’re talking about but all the same, you don’t feel […]


Michael Sterling
7 Kick-Butt Ways to Attack Busy Season Chaos

  No two words strike dread into the heart of public accountants quite like – Busy Season.   The Urban Dictionary defines Busy Season as:   A period of the year in public accounting designated by mandatory 55+ hour work weeks, weight gain, decreased sexual activity, increased alcohol consumption, late nights, tickmarks, excel, ineptitude, and […]