Jamming with Jason E128: Control any Conversation in a Remote Work Environment

Have you had a conversation this last month that just didn’t go the way you expected??? If you’re like most people I’m sure you have. Might have been at work, might have been in your personal life … and I’m guessing with the holidays coming there are some conversations you aren’t looking forward to with…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E105: What’s on your desk #4

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 E126: Objective Centric and Demand Driven Internal Auditing with Tim Leech

Which centric approach are you following?I’m speaking with the legendary Tim Leech about the difference between objective, risk, compliance, process, and control centric approaches … and centric is not the same as based. Listen in at: http://www.jasonmefford.com/jammingwithjason/ and learn the difference so you can start improving the value you add to your organization. Risk-based internal…

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Jamming with Jason E125: Difficult Conversations

How do you deliver difficult messages, without damaging relationships? Have you ever tried to discuss something challenging with an audit client, and you get some type of condescending behavior or response? Did the conversation just not go as you had expected? Have you, unintentionally, disrupted a key relationship because you just didn’t see eye to…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E104: Astrology Predictions for 2021 with Jeanne Mozier

What if you had a crystal ball that could help predict what is coming in 2021? Would it make your life or business easier to plan for and navigate? Of course it would. We are joined again by our favorite full service oracle / astrologer, Jeanne Mozier to give us a preview of what’s still…

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Jamming with Jason E124: Agile Auditing Doesn’t Mean Faster with Toby DeRoche

We’ve been talking about agile auditing for years, so why are a few succeeding and others are reluctant to embrace it or failing in their implementation? Agile doesn’t mean faster, and it doesn’t apply to just one part of the audit process. It is a paradigm shift and one of the most important changes to…

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Jamming with Jason E122: Corporate and Individual Integrity with John Fanning

In today’s episode we discuss with John Fanning (V.P. of Business Development with Integrity Risk International) how important ethics are in today’s businesses. Many companies treat ethics as a checklist and don’t seem to actively promote a positive ethical culture within their organization. Integrity is an important trait not only personally, but on a corporate…

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Jamming with Jason E121: Your Title Doesn’t Make You a Leader

Have you ever worked for a horrible boss? If you are like most people, a couple of faces just popped into your mind. We’ve all worked with horrible bosses who didn’t use Intuitive Leadership, Neural Influence, or Mental Mastery … and it’s HARD to be a leader without them, and painful for the people you…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E102: Perception is Everything

“There is no reality, there is only perception” – Ancient Philosopher… Or Dr. Phil. Regardless of who actually coined the phrase, we will be discussing perception in today’s podcast! Everyone has a different perception on life, and with just a bit of curiosity we can bridge gaps and grow as individuals.

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Jamming with Jason E120: Ground-Breaking Insight into the Current and Future State of Internal Audit with Colleen Knuff

If you ask over 1,000 #internalaudit groups what they are doing different based on the changes we’ve seen in 2020, what do you think you would find?Well in this #jammingwithjason episode I’m talking with Colleen Knuff from Wolters Kluwer TeamMate about the research they have collected and what insights it can tell us about the…

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