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Fire & Earth Podcast: E52 Leveling Up Your Listening

Did you know there are different three levels of listening? Did you hear what I just said? Are you listening to me? In this episode we dive into how you can improve listening (which is way different from just hearing) when it relates to self, others, and global. You will see how to improve the…

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Jamming with Jason E39: Lessons from a Chief Audit Executive (CAE) with Imran Zia

In this week’s episode I speak with Imran Zia about lessons he learned from being a CAE. We discuss how management wants to see internal audit as a partner and trusted advisor. How integrity, courage, likability and trust help you get to that status. We also discuss how to become the CEO of your own…

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CAE Briefing E27: 2019-12-01

Sign up to receive the CAE Briefing directly to you in-box at: http://meffordassociates.com/caebriefing/ This week’s video is about year-end reflections, expressing gratitude, and Mr. Rogers. You can listen to the video at: https://youtu.be/YyMopEn4V8A For those of you in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! We are coming out of a long holiday weekend and ready for…

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Fire & Earth Podcast: E51 Predictions for 2020 with Jeanne Mozier

What if you had a crystal ball that could help predict what is coming in 2020? 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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Certified Risk Based Internal Auditor

If you are like most internal auditors, you’ve probably experience some of these challenges in your career: You feel ignored by management and don’t believe they think you are adding value. Your department has difficulty getting the resources it needs and it being downgraded. You spend most of your time stuck in the weeds, wishing…

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Jamming With Jason E38: Showing Your Value to Management

If you are like most internal auditors, you’ve probably experienced feeling ignored or under appreciated by management, and it doesn’t feel very good at all. We do have an opportunity to become more aligned with the key objectives of our organization, provide more value and feel confident and valued. In this week’s episode of #jammingwithjason…

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CAE Briefing E26: 2019-11-24

Sign up to receive the CAE Briefing directly to you in-box at: http://meffordassociates.com/caebriefing/ In this week’s video I discuss a recent e-mail I received from one of the large tech companies. I continue to be concerned that millions of dollars in marketing are targeted at the profession, providing hope that if you buy into a…

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Jamming with Jason E37: Choices and Why I Do What I Do

Are you making conscious decisions each day to get where you ultimately want to be? Conscious or un-conscious, you are making decisions everyday of your life that have gotten you to exactly where you are. If you don’t like where you are, it’s time to make some new decisions. In this episode I share some…

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CAE Briefing E25: 2019-11-17

Sign up to receive the CAE Briefing directly to you in-box at: http://meffordassociates.com/caebriefing/ As a follow up from last week’s video when I gave the warning about the risk related to independent contractors that work with your organization, this week Uber was fined $649 million by the state of New Jersey. This is a real…

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Jamming with Jason 36: A Candid Discussion About Certifications

Certifications are a necessary part of developing your professional career. Without them, you risk being held back in your career earning potential, and promotion possibilities. In today’s job market, certifications are becoming more and more important … but often they can take 1 to 2 years (or more) to obtain using archaic methods typically used…

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