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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Fire & Earth Podcast E84: The 4 Steps and Stages to Learning

There are 4 different steps to learning. The problem is most people stop after the first or second step, never really learning. Just going through the motions and the knowledge is lost. In this #fireandearthpodcast we talk all things learning. Listen in at: http://www.jasonmefford.com/fireandearthpodcast/ To learn you need a combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, and…

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Jamming with Jason E84: Traditional Internal Audit is Dying

For the times, they are a changing in the internal audit profession. You can choose to stick your head in the ground and ignore what’s going on, but you may end up like some CAEs who just got let go from their positions for sticking with a traditional internal audit mindset. In this week’s podcast…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E83: How to Pivot Your Business with Carla Cherry

In this #fireandearthpodcast episode we are joined by #marketing strategist Carla Cherry to discuss marketing and how to pivot your business. The COVID pandemic has caused many #entrepreneurs to re-assess their businesses and see if it’s time to pivot or time to hone their marketing to attract their perfect clients. Here are a few sound…

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Jamming with Jason E82: Personality-Based Internal Auditing with Barbara Siegenthaler

A lot of people are advocating auditing culture. Problem is, it’s very swishy and difficult to objectively audit. A much more practical approach is to utilize some newer research around Personality System Interaction (PSI) patterns and utilize the Organizational Personality Framework which provides new, innovative levers for change, based on analyzing the organization’s preferred personality…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E82: Escape

At times we all need a little escape, to de-centrate and reduce stress. What’s the healthy way to escape vs. the unhealthy way that often leads to addiction and isolation? In this #fireandearthpodcast episode we explore how to go into escape mode for the right reasons and how to set boundaries. Listen in at: http://www.jasonmefford.com/fireandearthpodcast/…

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Jamming with Jason E81: Relevance and Relationships with Hal Garyn

In this #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast I’m talking about relevance and relationships with the one and only Hal Garyn. If you don’t already know Hal, you should. For many years #internalaudit has been losing its relevance in some organizations, and if you were having trouble with your relevance before, after what we’ve experienced in early 2020, your…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E81: From Street Performer to Internationally Acclaimed Magician with Christopher Hannibal

We are so honored to talk with Hannibal in this #fireandearthpodcast about his entree to the world of magic, how through feeling the rhythm and energy of the audience he is able to connect and provide a sense of awe and wonder to his audiences. Not only to you hear his story, but get practical…

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Jamming with Jason E80: Lead Your Team Well

I’ve had the Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young song “Teach Your Children” in my head this week, which made me ponder about how we need to also “lead our team well.” “You who are on the road, must have a code that you can live by” which I believe is servant leadership. We don’t often…

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Fire & Earth Podcast E80: Changing Your Habits to Accomplish Your Goals

Most people fail to achieve their goals, because they never change their habits. In this #fireandearthpodcast episode we did into what it takes to create new habit and ensure you achieve your goals. We take a simple case study on wanting to read more, and break down what it takes to actually accomplish what seems…

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