Oct 30, 2019
"It has SO many economic benefits... by establishing those relationships and being authentic."
GBD83. Business Valuation expert and AICPA Hall of Famer Kevin Yeanoplos shares some honest and revealing perspectives as we continue our focus on Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019. He outlines how building better person-to-person connections and authenticity in client-relations can make a company worth more, and how getting comfortable with discomfort might actually be a good thing. In his decades of experience, he's seen that it's often like causing ripples in a pond: we need to throw in a pebble or two before we start making those little waves that drive the right impacts for staff and clients, or for potential investors and future business-purchasers.
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* how better authenticity can mean better security,
* the value of discomfort,
* the business benefits of genuine empathy,
* the three types of people that generally pose security risks.
Kevin R. Yeanoplos, CPA/ABV, ASA is a Shareholder and the Director of Valuation Services for Brueggeman and Johnson Yeanoplos, P.C.(USA). Kevin has spent decades helping clients with the valuation of a diverse array of intangibles including patents, trademarks and song catalogs to name a few, whether it be for divorce or other litigation, financial reporting, gift and estate taxes, mergers and acquisitions or ESOP’s, among others. As both an expert witness and court appointed neutral in state and Federal courts across the country, he has assisted in a variety of complex valuation, financial analysis and damages issues. A popular and experienced presenter, Kevin frequently lectures throughout the United States on the topics of valuation, applied finance and financial analysis, including presentations to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and has been a faculty member for the AICPA’s National Business Valuation School for close to 25 years. The AICPA honored Kevin’s contributions by inducting him into the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame in 2010, recognizing individuals whose lifetime achievements and contributions have significantly advanced the valuation discipline and have enhanced the valuation profession for CPAs. Connect with him on LinkedIn.
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