Since we last wrote about Zelle, the P2P payments solution has experienced some significant growth (and an anniversary). While we’ve heard our fair share of financial institution executives lamenting the rise of competing P2P platforms from fintechs, the key for Zelle is that it has some differences that make it less a competitor and more […]
Q. What is an Opportunity Zone?
A. An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Localities qualify as Opportunity Zones if they have been nominated for that designation by the state and that nomination has been certified by the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury via his delegation authority to the Internal Revenue Service.
The term “Opportunity Zone” is a new term in accounting and finance. Yet, it should not be strange to accounting and finance professionals. This term was created when the Tax Cut and Jobs Act was enacted on December 27, 2017 under Trump’s Administration. According to the IRS, this Tax Cut and Job Act was created […]
Don’t manage to an employee engagement score. Instead, drive business value. — Victor Assad Strategic HR Consulting
The $74 billion employment engagement industry has a serious problem. After nearly 18 years, it is not driving sufficient business value to justify its costs. Instead, values, business purpose, organizational learning, and culture are the true factors that drive business value. Employee engagement is an outdated idea that needs to be overhauled. Gallup’s State of […]
As a leader, train yourself to never gripe about what you allow. Never complain about something you tolerate. You are the leader – lead to the desired result.
– Craig Groeschel
I love this quote! As a leader, how easy is it to get caught up in the notion that you cannot do or say […]
1. Keep meetings brief Try to keep meetings with new people at 30 minutes to an hour. It is much better to want to schedule follow up conversations than to run out of good conversation topics. At the end of your coffee, if you want to keep talking, that is a great sign that this […]
The Super Bowl champion Eagles are getting another trophy Monday.
Varo Money Survey: Majority of Philadelphians Believe Philly Offers Best Quality of Life for the Cost in the U.S.
Mobile banking company Varo Money, Inc. has announced the results of their #SwitchYourBank survey. The survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults age 18+, conducted by Propeller Insights on behalf of Varo Money in April, determined what Americans most love about San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York, where quality of life is highest for […]