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Are You an Effective Leader for Your Multi-Generational Team?

Posted by Katrina Opgenorth on Fri, Mar 17, 2017 @ 12:23 PM

We’re all aware of the differences in generations and their mentality in the workforce, but what are you doing to close the gap? As a leader, you may experience frustration toward younger direct reports due to a misaligned style of communication. How do you get the most out of your team while satisfying everyone’s needs? Ann Butera, popular KnowledgeLeader writer and President of The Whole Person Project, Inc., just released her latest article about how to take advantage of today’s five-generation workforce by bringing out the best in each.

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Tags: training & development, performance management, Ann Butera, internal audit, webinars, business continuity management, change management, knowledge management

Audit Planning: Four Key Questions to Ask to Build Business Knowledge - Updated!

Posted by Katrina Opgenorth on Fri, Jan 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Note: This blog post has been updated with a link to a Q&A PDF with 17 additional audience questions from the webinar and Ann's responses. Download the pdf at the link at the bottom of the post.

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Tags: Ann Butera, internal audit, audit planning, webinars

Top KnowledgeLeader Author Webinars of 2015

Posted by Katrina Opgenorth on Fri, Jan 15, 2016 @ 12:12 PM

Each year the KnowledgeLeader Team tries to put on a few webinars with our most popular writers presenting their topic of choice. First, we publish their latest article and shortly after host a webinar, offering CPE to boot.

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Tags: Ann Butera, Dan Zitting, KL webinars

KnowledgeLeader's Next CPE Webinar: How to Maximize your Strategic Thinking for the Audit World

Posted by Katrina Opgenorth on Tue, Sep 15, 2015 @ 07:07 AM

How to Maximize your Strategic Thinking for the Audit World

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Tags: Ann Butera, CPE, webinars

The Confrontational Auditor: Don’t Put Out the Fire, Redirect It

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 @ 07:42 AM

 

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Tags: human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, internal audit, audit committee & board

Five Tips for Increasing Your Influence as an Auditor

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Written by Ann Butera, president of The Whole Person Project, Inc.

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Tags: human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, leadership, change management

Ten Tips for Making High-Impact Presentations

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

It may not be explicit in your job description, but in order to be a high-performing auditor, you have to be able to deliver messages in a clear and compelling manner. From kick-off meetings and status reports to internal training sessions, executive committee reports and even ordinary staff meetings, auditors are often required to communicate with tact, diplomacy and conviction.

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Tags: human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, internal audit, audit committee & board

COSO Integrated Control Framework: Do the Changes Really Matter?

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, May 06, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

In January 2013, the updated version of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Integrated Internal Control Framework (Framework) went into effect (http://www.ic.coso.org). If you’re wondering what this model is, you probably work for a privately held corporation or a non-profit, or are very new to internal audit.

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Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, compliance, COSO, internal controls, risk assessment, entity-level control

Hot Issue: Leading a United Multigenerational Auditing Workforce

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Apr 24, 2013 @ 09:52 AM

If you take a look around your office, you might notice that it's more age-diverse than ever before. That's not really a coincidence - for the first time in history, the workforce spans five generations.

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Tags: human resources, training & development, performance management, audit team, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, leadership

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