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How to Be an Active Listener

It’s a common pointer around the workplace—be an active listener. But what does this really mean? There’s more to it than you think.

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Exploring Multiple Growth Opportunities

No matter the industry or the size of your business, opportunities to grow surround you. And whether you seize these chances or not depends squarely on your business strategy.

Client Profiles
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Leveraging Assets for Growth

When a family-owned foundry in southeastern Pennsylvania was looking for a new commercial bank, they sought out Sterling National Bank’s expertise in asset-based lending.

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How Annuities are Taxed

The tax implications of annuities depend on the type of annuity, how you receive payouts, and whether funds invested are pretax or after-tax.

White Papers
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Leveraging FinTech For Profitability For Your Law Firm

It’s no secret that technology has transformed the law industry, changing lawyer/client communication, case management, and discovery. In this White Paper, you'll learn how to find and leverage FinTech solutions that will help your law firm.

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5 Ways to Boost Creativity

For some professionals, creativity may seem like a foreign concept. But, before you can get innovative, you have to get creative.

Business Insights
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Your Ticket to Expansion

Whether you’re looking to expand to another location or aiming to build out the franchise you currently own, follow these tips to find the money you need to fuel growth.

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Financing Your Franchise

Whether you’re looking to expand to another location or aiming to build out the franchise you currently own, there are a few key things to keep in mind.

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Your Next Game-Changing Hire

Behavioral Science is changing business today. Learn the three things you should do before building a behavioral science function in your organization.

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Innovations in Data-Driven Auditing

Discover how continuous auditing (CA) and continuous monitoring (CM) harness big data to help your business identify risks, reveal trends, and expose operational glitches in real time. 

Business Tools
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Data Dashboards

The data dashboard is a customizable management tool that provides real-time performance metrics at a glance. Here's how it can work for you.

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Book Review: Superconsumers

Marketing consultant Eddie Yoon provides clear, actionable steps for finding and focusing on your best customers.

General Interest
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Redesigning Humanscale

The quintessential design reference tool for ergonomic measurements has been recreated recently for the modern age by IA Collaborative.

Sterling Solutions
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An Issue of Trust

Discover why creating a trust could be your smartest, and safest, estate planning strategy.

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Case Study: Hewlett-Packard Co.

In 2015, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) adopted a continuous auditing and continuous monitoring strategy, resulting in improved performance in several key areas. 

Business Insights
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The Dollars & Sense of Compliance

Compliance affects nearly every industry, whether through the ethical guidelines for HR practices, safety standards for products, or the complex legal regulations surrounding the financial industry. 

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Cash Flow Forecasting

Learn how cash flow forecasting bridges dangerous gaps in your company’s financial picture, empowering you to calculate future needs and manage risk.