Internal Audit Resources

January 24, 2022

Beware! Internal Auditors’ Assets Can Become Their Liabilities

In a recent blog, I shared my thoughts on ​whether internal audit should be a career path or a career stepping stone for modern practitioners. The […]
January 18, 2022

Internal Auditing: Career Path or Steppingstone?

The “great resignation” is upon us. Recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that more than 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November. […]
December 19, 2021

A Dozen Who Made a Difference

The 2021 Internal Audit Beacon Awards In 2019, I shared a list of the internal audit thought leaders of the decade. The list alerted internal auditors […]
December 13, 2021

What My 10 Most-read Blog Posts of 2021 Say About Internal Auditors

Each year about this time, I reflect back on the year and the blogs I have written. Having authored more than 530 blog posts over the […]
December 6, 2021

The IIA at 80: A Legacy of Leadership, Collaboration, and Advocacy

Two events occurred 80 years ago this week that are still remembered decades later. The Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor plunged the United States […]
November 12, 2021

Call for Nominations: Internal Audit Beacon Awards

Professions thrive through advocacy and diversity of thought. The internal audit profession is no different. For the past two years, I have recognized 10 men and […]
October 22, 2021

​​​​​​​​Five Leadership Lessons Colin Powell Taught Me

Like much of the world, I was deeply saddened by the recent death of former United States Secretary of State Colin Powell. He was a man […]
August 8, 2021

Workpaper Retention Presents Internal Audit With Its Own Compliance Risks

I am often surprised by the engagement my social media posts generate by internal auditors around the world. Ours is a profession where benchmarking and networking […]
July 12, 2021

5 Steps to Avoid Career Burnout

As we emerge from the great pandemic, a lot of predictions and “buzz phrases” are being thrown around. One that recently captured my attention is “the […]
June 7, 2021

In the Face of Dire Cyber Threats – Internal Auditors Should Seize the Home Field Advantage

In October 2019, I authored an article titled: Ready or Not — Here Come the 2020s in which I offered my predictions for the decade ahead. […]