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CAE Briefing E39: 2020-02-23

In this wee’s video https://youtu.be/RB9DStj5Ri8 I’m talking more about putting on your “investment manager hat” so we start acting and being perceived as an investment center instead of a cost center. I also want to let you know that I’ve made some improvements to the CAE Forum to give the same result, but make it…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E63: What’s On Your Desk? #2

In this episode we share a few items we keep around our offices and the meaning behind each one. Not only do you learn a little more about each of us, but each item we discuss ultimately leads to some discussing some tips and wisdom on simple things you can do to unlock your potential.…

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Jamming with Jason E50: People Centric Skills with Danny Goldberg

In this #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast episode I speak with Danny Goldberg about some of the people centric skills each internal auditor must have. As a profession we often focus primarily on our technical skills, but soft skills is what will get you to the director or CAE level. We discuss topics like: conflict resolution, body language,…

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CAE Briefing E38: 2020-02-16

As a follow up from last week’s video, this week’s video https://youtu.be/fXEb96Vug7U is about how to move from being a “cost center” to becoming an “investment center.” The reality is CFOs love to “cut costs,” but they love making profitable investments much more. Investments have a return-on-investment (ROI). If you can’t understand why you aren’t…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E62: The Same Old Song and Dance, My Friend

Do you ever feel like you keep repeating the same things over, and over, and over again? You know repeating the same things over, and over, and over again? In this episode we discuss how many of us find ourself in habits that are no longer serving us, how to recognize this, and some ways…

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Jamming with Jason E49: Lessons from a Chief Audit Executive (CAE) with Frank Coleman

In this week’s #jammingwithjason episode I speak with Frank Coleman about lessons he learned from being a CAE. We discuss various topics including: having think skin, getting a horizontal spread of experience, not losing your cool, and two sides to every story. We also discuss the HR side of being a CAE and how to…

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CAE Briefing E37: 2020-02-09

For those of you who completed the CAE Survey 2020, a very big THANK YOU! My team is still analyzing the data and I will have more to share with you soon … including some action oriented materials to help you with the challenges expressed. One thing we noticed very quickly is how many of…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E61: BE-ing Characteristics and Ego States

You may have heard us discuss the BE – DO – HAVE model before, but in this episode we go deeper into how you “BE” using characteristics or qualities, and ego states to change ourselves at the identity level. Just like an actor preparing for a role, there are things we must do to learn…

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Jamming with Jason E48: Enterprise Security Risk Management with Toby Houchens

Many of you are familiar with ERM, but do you know ESRM? ESRM affects the broadest spectrum of organization, from government, corporations and NGOs, to schools and universities, to entertainment and leisure, casinos and hotels, from oil & gas giants to technology companies and multinationals. Pretty much everyone has to deal with this aspect of…

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CAE Briefing E36: 2020-02-02

With over 80% of people experiencing stress and work, I’m guessing you have felt some stress at work too. In fact, this time of year seems to be very busy and often stressful for Chief Audit Executives. Finding a way to balance work responsibilities with home life and personal needs is increasingly more difficult in…

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