January 2018

Your Client Experience Matters Now More Than Ever

By | January 8, 2018|Categories: #BeMore|

Your Client Experience Matters Now More Than Ever: Top 5 reasons 2018 can be a break-out year for B2B CMOs Of course clients matter. That is why we’re in business: to serve our clients’ needs. At Green Hasson Janks we strive to help our clients #BeMore every day. It is through understanding our clients’ needs that [...]

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December 2017

#BEMORE: Work-Life Integration and the Life of Ironman

By | December 8, 2017|Categories: #BeMore|

Back in 2016, I was working with an executive coach (Alisa Finerman – check her out, she is amazing!) to develop certain leadership skills to help improve myself professionally. Immediately we started working on Gallup Certified Strengths coaching to focus on identifying and leveraging strengths for greater success. Three of my top five strengths were [...]

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Might a magic solution to livestock emissions have been found?

By | December 5, 2017|Categories: CPA Food Bites|

According to the EPA, livestock emissions are a significant cause of greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture contributes 24% of total emissions, compared to only 14% for transportation. Included in the agriculture number is cultivating the feed for animals and deforestation, but a significant portion of the emissions is methane from livestock. Methane is one of the [...]

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November 2017

Thanksgiving: A Time for Reflection

By | November 22, 2017|Categories: #BeMore|

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 [...]

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Sustainability in Food and Beverage Makes Marketing Easy

By | November 7, 2017|Categories: CPA Food Bites|

Earlier this year we released our 2017 Food and Beverage whitepaper, The Future of Food: Meeting Consumer Demands with Sustainable Resources. While the paper contained a number of interesting findings from our 2017 survey, the area that interested me most – especially as someone in the marketing profession – related to consumer demands and the [...]

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October 2017

Amazing Amazon Wholly Owns Whole Foods

By | October 17, 2017|Categories: CPA Food Bites|

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last decade, it’s a good bet that you have used Amazon to purchase something. The online retailer giant, started by Jeff Bezos out of his garage some years ago has dominated the online space, with competitors like and traditional box stores struggling to stop [...]

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Economic Obsolescence: Determining Loss of Property Value Caused by Shifting Consumer Demands

By | October 11, 2017|Categories: Taxing Thoughts|

Shifting consumer tastes in wine can result in the economic obsolescence of winery property and assets, leading to a decline in property value (real and personal) that remains for many years.  Fortunately, Section 51 of the California Revenue and Taxation Code allows the Assessor to temporarily reduce the assessed value (and property tax) when the [...]

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September 2017

Do you know how long it takes $1 to go through your operations cycle?

By | September 21, 2017|Categories: CPA Food Bites|

Providing audits to clients is what I’m trained to do. But what I also love to do is help my clients evaluate their effectiveness and efficiency to optimize success and future growth. Asking clients questions to diagnose where opportunities lie for improvement is also a critical part my job. If you asked management of most [...]

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The Accounting Crystal Ball: The Transformation from Trusted Historian to Trusted Futurist

By | September 1, 2017|Categories: #BeMore|

Technology has become an integral component of the accounting industry. What was once exclusive knowledge is now overwhelmingly convenient for everyone to access. Today’s technological advances have completely reshaped the landscape and changed the dialog we have with our clients. For much of accounting’s history, our job was to look backward and be our clients’ [...]

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