Fire & Earth Podcast E90: Improving Relationships with Self Love

As humans we are all in relationships … and honestly some are better than others. Some are easy and others take a lot of work. One common theme behind that quality of your relationship is the relationship you have with yourself. In this #fireandearthpodcast episode we dig into how improving #self-care, self-love can actually be…

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Jamming with Jason E96: Successfully Using Data Analytics with Joe Oringel

In this #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast I speak with Joe Oringel about some of the challenges #internalaudit is facing when it comes to #dataanalytics. It turns out one reason people struggle is not understanding the seven body of knowledge areas we should be focusing on and determining where you want to be. We discuss personnel issues (e.g.…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E89: The Simple Business Method with Natasha Mitchell

What if business could be simple? Wouldn’t that be great? Actually is can be much simpler when you follow the Simple Business Method developed by our guest Natasha Mitchell. In this #fireandeartpodcast episode we get into how you can make your business simpler by using Natasha’s approach. Listen in at: http://www.jasonmefford.com/fireandearthpodcast/ As a special bonus…

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Jamming with Jason E94: Vendor Risk Management with Rick Roybal

As organizations outsource more and more of their processes, the #risk associated with managing those vendor relationships goes up. Organizations may think they are removing the risk by #outsourcing, but they are only sharing or transferring a portion of the risk. Just ask the countless organizations that found themselves holding the bag on a multi-million…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E88: So You Want To Write A Book

It seems like everyone has writing a book on their bucket list. In this #fireandearthpodcast episode we discuss the options available for those of you that dream of writing a book, and some questions you should ask yourself before you head down that path. Since Kathy and Jason have both written several books, both traditional…

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Jamming with Jason E90: Collaborative Audit Report Writing with Tracie Marquardt

Internal audit reports have been written the same for decades, and honestly are usually very boring and don’t meet our organization’s needs. In this episode I talk with Tracie Marquart about action oriented recommendations, improving report writing to consider the end of the value chain, seeing the big picture, linking our work to assurance over…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E86: Laughing Every Day with Sarah Routman

Can something as simple as laughing each day actually improve your health? Absolutely. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we respond. Laughter can help keep everything in perspective, and the more we practice it, the better we get at seeing things in a fresh and more light-hearted way. Instead of crying,…

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Jamming with Jason E88: Lessons from a Chief Audit Executive with Sohail Saleem

In this week’s #jammingwithjason episode I speak with Sohail Saleem about lessons he learned from being a CAE. We discuss various topics including: investing time and money into your career development (and yes that even means out of your own pocket), having a vision, determining what you need to get to the next level, seeing…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E85: 5 Steps to Unlocking Potential Through P.U.R.P.O.S.E. with Connie Benjamin

Purpose fuels everything we do. When we live our #purpose we get lit up and on fire! In this #fireandearthpodcast episode we are joined by Connie Benjamin, an international speaker and author of the book: Women With Fire™: 6 Secrets to Purpose, Prosperity, and Passion. Get out your paper and pen and take some notes,…

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Jamming with Jason E86: Soap Boxes and Podcasts with Trent Russell

In this special episode of #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast I talk with Trent Russell the host of “The Audit Podcast” about the profession of internal auditing and some “soap box” issues we both feel strongly about to help improve internal audit in organizations. It’s a dual interview style, so you get to hear questions and answers from…

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