Forensic is a word that we hear often on our popular TV shows CSI Miami, NCIS, NCIS Los Angeles, “Follow the evidence is the rule”. US News and World Report calls forensic accounting one of the “20 hot job tracks of the future. A 2009 survey where 126 attorneys, 603 CPAs and 50 accounting/auditing professors responded to the essential traits and characteristics that forensic accountants should possess, 60% or more of the attorneys ranked the essential traits as:
As a Leader of your own life, a leader of your company, a leader of others, become consciously aware and commit to “follow the evidence”. Your “evidence” is in the thoughts that you think, the words you speak, and the actions you take that create the now and the destiny that you are creating. What are your three top stresses?
Commit to understand the evidence others give you in the language they use, the sicknesses they have, the issues in relationships, finances, and time management. Listen (analyze), ask questions with the intent to gather information (detailed), honor your differences, and agree on choices for the prosperity of all (ethical). Be a Forensic Leader!