The CPA Desk

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Tax and Accounting Tips for Startups

Jen:  This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook.  I’m Jen Lemanski, this week’s host, and I’m here today with Danielle Supkis Cheek, a director on our Entrepreneurial Advisory Services Team.  Welcome back to the Playbook, Danielle. Danielle:  Thank you. Jen:  So our Entrepreneurial Advisory Services Team tends to work with startups quite a bit, and… Continue Reading

Strategic Planning Using Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Does your company have a sustainable competitive advantage? It should! Byron Hebert, director of Entrepreneurial Advisory Services at PKF Texas, offers another Tool Time Update. Hi, my name is Byron Hebert, and this is another quick Tool Time update by PKF Entrepreneur Playbook. What I want to talk to you today about is the sustainable… Continue Reading

Changes for The BusinessMakers Show

  Karen: This is PKF Texas, Entrepreneurs Playbook, and I’m Karen Love, the host and co-founder. Today I’m turning the tables in interviewing Russ Capper, the co-host of the BusinessMakers show. Welcome to the Playbook, Russ. Russ: It’s great to be here, Karen, on the longest lasting thought leader vignette probably in the country. Karen:… Continue Reading

Using the Change Success Model to Implement New Initiatives in Your Business

Hi my name is Byron Hebert, and this is another Tool Time update brought to you by your friends at PKF Texas, and the Entrepreneur’s Playbook. What I want to talk to you about today is a change success model, and the importance of having a good change success model in your business. Unfortunately, the… Continue Reading

Meeting User Needs Should be Paramount to Product Design

Jen: This is the PKF Texas: Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, this week’s guest host, and I’m here again with Kelsey Ruger, the Chief Experience Officer at CogMine and the President of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association. Welcome back to the Playbook, Kelsey. Kelsey: Thanks, Jen. Jen: So when we talked about your title as… Continue Reading

Keeping the Big Picture in Mind – Advice from an Entrepreneur

  Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Rassul Zarnfar, the Founder and CEO of Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company. Welcome back to the Playbook, Rassul. Rassul: Thank you so much for having me. Jen: Now, you’re an entrepreneur. Rassul: Yeah. Jen: You get… Continue Reading

Export Financing – Using the Right Team

Russ: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host. Today’s topic is export financing, and I’m here once again with Cynthia Flake, senior vice-president in Comerica Bank’s Houston Middle Market group. Well, welcome back again, Cynthia. Cynthia: Thanks so much, Russ. Russ: You bet. It’s real easy, when we… Continue Reading

Microbrewing as a Culinary Trend – Interview with Rassul Zarinfar of Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co.

  Jen: This is the PKF Texas: Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, this week’s guest host, and I’m here again with Rassul Zarinfar, the founder and CEO of Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company. Welcome back to the Playbook, Rassul. Rassul: Thank you so much for having me. Jen: Now, we’ve kind of seen over the last few years kind… Continue Reading

New IRA for Small Employers

The Department of Treasury is working on a program for employee retirement savings for small employers and employers with no retirement plan. “The U.S. Department of the Treasury will develop the myRA (“My Retirement Account”) program, offering a new retirement savings account for individuals looking for a simple, safe, and affordable way to start saving.”… Continue Reading