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2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Gulf Coast Area Awards

Each year in June, EY celebrates entrepreneurial leaders in 25 regions across the country as part of the EY Entrepreneur […]

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The Houston ZooDeborah Cannon had to reconcile for-profit and nonprofit business strategies to...

Deborah Cannon understands how the world of private, for-profit business works. She was president of Bank of America for the […]

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YMCA of Greater HoustonHomegrown Leader — How Clark David Baker develops talent at the YMCA of Greater...

Clark David Baker, president and CEO of the YMCA Of Greater Houston, doesn’t have to dig deep to find an […]

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Engage your employees to the fullest with these seven tips

Ask any number of business leaders if his or her employees are satisfied with their jobs and the word “engagement” […]

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A global revenue recognition standard for customer contracts, at last

After a dozen years of collaboration and controversy, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) finally have agreed on how and when companies should recognize revenue.

Protecting your company from state tax exposure in your next acquisition

When you acquire another company, there is a hidden exposure that is catching many new owners by surprise — state sales taxes.

The COSO effect: How the new control framework adds value, not just work for work’s sake

Every business, private and public, has a control structure. Internal controls or COSO are the functional steps that process accounting transactions generated by a business. However, the standards for this framework were essentially stale and no longer a reflection of the current business environment, so they were updated last year.

Whistleblower protections are hitting private companies

Whistleblower protections have been extended to employees of many private companies.

How to successfully implement new software systems in your company

Companies update their systems to replace outdated software and to modernize or streamline supporting IT resources. The problem is most companies that implement a new system do not achieve all of their objectives, and many fail miserably.