Tom Barry

Partner

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Everyone is looking for instant success, but it doesn’t work that way. You build a successful life one day at a time.

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Fun Facts

Favorite place in the world:

On a fishing boat

Favorite music/band/singer:

My current playlist includes Public Enemy, The Grateful Dead, Black Sabbath and Ben Folds. Try to figure me out!

Favorite movie or book of all time:

Band of Brothers, Sopranos

One word that best describes me:

Tom

When I’m not working, you’ll catch me doing this:

Fishing

    How the Los Angeles County Bar Association strives to #BeMore

    The world is changing, with new technologies making it easier to connect than ever before, and thus easier to work 24/7 with people across the globe. But while these changes mean great things for business, they also mean traditional companies need to change their mindset to compete against more progressive business models for the limited talent pool available. The paradigm shift that is occurring, and must continue, is what inspired our #BeMore culture here at Green Hasson Janks. We realized […]

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      Rise Up To #BeMore

      I spend my life balancing (well, at least trying to balance) the responsibilities of being a father and husband, leading a firm and taking care of myself.  I truly love it and am blessed to have all of the opportunities life has afforded. However, in this busy life I do sometimes find myself drowning.  Between a full time sports schedule with the kids, the pressures of my job, and my constant struggle to be healthier, I sometimes find myself at a loss.   How can I get it all done?!?   What is my […]

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        Thanksgiving: A Time for Reflection

        The Thanksgiving holiday is one of my favorite weeks of the year.  My kid’s school is closed for the week and we have made a family tradition to visit their Grandmother in Arizona.  There is no getting up for school, rushing to the office, driving to soccer etc.  It is truly the one week of the year that we can slow down and enjoy each other with limited distractions from the world.  It also gives me opportunity to reflect on the things I am thankful for. As I enter the next phase of my career […]

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          “Busy Season?” Yes and No.

          I went on vacation in early April for a week.  There, I said it.  It had been a secret I had been carrying around the office for months.  I even felt guilty about it. The few people I even mentioned it to looked at me with bewilderment. But that’s not where it ends.  I had the gall to not work in the office a single weekend in February, March and April.  Have I gone crazy?  Am I looking to lose my job?  NO!!!  I just finally realized that for me to #BeMore I had to take greater control of my […]

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            #BeMore

            “Work life balance” and “flex schedule” are two phrases that have been thrown around and overused in the accounting profession for years. In concept they are great. They provide opportunity for me to fit more things into my day. I can now work my 10+ hour day, take the kids to school, have a greater amount of family time, volunteer, coach, go to the gym, read a book, surf the internet, yadda, yadda yadda. This should make me happier and more productive, right? At least that is how it is often […]

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