The Sid Kess Approach

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The AICPA created this book to celebrate Sid Kess’ many contributions to the CPA profession and, more important, to capture Sid’s unique approach. The book explores the question of how one man has done so much and impacted so many people. The answers to this question provide distinct methods that all CPAs can apply to their practices and to their lives.
Over 70 contributions from Kess’s colleagues, students, and friends describe his use of these approaches to further careers, foster client relationships, teach successfully, and create happiness.
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ISBN-13: 9781937350468
ISBN-10: 1937350460
Pagini: 160
Dimensiuni: 156 x 228 x 9 mm
Greutate: 0.24 kg
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States

Public țintă

CPAs, financial managers, managers


Foreword v About the Author vii
Preface ix
Contributors xvii
Introduction xxi
Purpose of This Book xxi
Important Themes xxii
Chapter 1 Truly Put People First 1
Sid Kess: Life and Career 1
Formative Years 2
Public Accounting 5
Importance of Family 6
Learning From Sid 7
Honoring Sid 8
A Good Guy 9
Motivator 10
The Professional’s Professional 10
Practical Advice 10
A History of Helping 10
Individuals 10
UJA–Federation of New York 16
Campbell University 17
Baruch College  18
Fordham University 18
Chapter 2 Build and Maintain Core Knowledge and Expertise 19
Sid’s Career Highlights 20
Getting Started in Financial Planning Services 22
Using a Checklist 22
Promoting Awareness 23
Developing Knowledge 23
Educating Practitioners 25
Assisting Firms 26
Developing Expertise in Financial Planning Services 27
The Expert Advantage 28
Sid Helps Others Become Experts 30
Managing a Practice 33
Becoming a Teacher 39
CPA Exam Review Course 40
Educating Practitioners 40
Sid’s Probability Chart 41
Sid’s Workshops 41
The Value of Sid’s Workshops 44
Timely Information 48
Next Generation 50
What CPAs and Other Professionals Have Learned From Sid 51
Chapter 3 Be Imaginative and Act on Your Ideas 53
Idea Guy 53
Active Life 55
Sid As Career Planner 56
How Sid Has Helped People Find Jobs 62
How Sid Has Helped People Advance in Their Careers 62
Chapter 4 Maximize Your Potential 71
Public Speaking 72
Collaborating 75
Book Projects 76
Writing 78
Media Relations 86
Chapter 5 Find and Connect With People 93
Talent Hunter 94
How to Give Back 100
Conclusion 111
Bibliography 113
American Education Television Network 113
American Express 116
Baruch College 116
Boardroom, Inc 117
CCH Incorporated 117
CPA Magazine 124
Campbell University 125
Comprehensive CPA School 125
Evoke 126
Fidelity Investments 126
Grosset & Dunlap 126
H & R Block 126
Lybrand 126
Main Hurdman 127
National Association of Estate Planners & Councils 127
New York Journal 128
New York State Society of CPAs 128
New York Times 129
PESI 129
Professional Educational Network 129
Tax Management (BNA) 130
Warren Gorham & Lamont 131

Notă biografică

James Carberry is the principal of Carberry Communications, a business writing and editing service based in Portland, Oregon. He has been a corporate writer and editor, a business writer based in Singapore, and, for ten years, a staff reporter of the Wall Street Journal. Before joining the Journal, he was a reporter for newspapers in Berkeley and Riverside, California. Carberry is the co–author of The Inside Track to Careers in Accounting. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.