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Month: October 2021

R&D Tax Credits for the Life Sciences Industry

Generate cash from your past and future investments in developing or improving products, formulas or devices, or advancing medical and pharmaceutical technology. In recent years, the Life Sciences industry has been under heavy pressure to drive innovation in an environment of escalating R&D costs, increasing scientific complexity and enhanced regulatory scrutiny. If your company has worked to develop new or improved pharmaceuticals or medical devices, formulas or technology,...

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Be Who You Are, and You’ll Get to Where You Want to Be

Amanda Dominguez, Chief Operating Officer at Wiss, sits down with the Marketing Team to talk about her ever-evolving career. Is there someone you look up to as a leader? Amanda: In his famous work, The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran says on teaching, “If he [the teacher] is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your own mind.” I’m thinking of someone I’ve worked with – a mentor, leader and friend who encapsulated this very...

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Storytelling is Serious Business for Businesses Serious About Reaching Goals

Serious business people often think they have to stick to serious business facts to make their points. But introducing storytelling to presentations and meetings is an effective way to deliver a message to an audience rather than lecturing them. Think about your business goals and choose stories that support what you want to do right now. They have to be true, though. As with any other business skill, you can learn to tell stories. There are eight questions to ask yourself to help...

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R&D Tax Credits for the Healthcare Industry

Capitalizing on evolving patient care through past, present, and future innovation. R&D is likely to be a continued priority for the healthcare industry, as organizations in the space work to address the emerging needs of the aging population, respond to trends in telehealth and value-based care and fend off competition from new entrants, like Amazon, which has signaled that healthcare is a key priority for growth. If your organization has worked to develop a new or improved...

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A Company’s Success Depends on its Humanity

Marketing Associate, Harriet Levenston, sits down with Managing Partner at Wiss, Paul Peterson, to discuss his take on what’s at the heart of a healthy company. Harriet: Hi Paul. Thanks for taking the time to chat with me today. Paul: Absolutely! You lead the firm’s long-term strategy and help create an environment where employees can flourish. What was the path like getting here? When I first started out, I wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted to do—public accounting, industry, etc....

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Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope featuring Isaiah Torres, Litigation Associate

Wiss employees Eddy Alay, Omar Francisco Pérez, Jonathan Suarez and Isaiah Torres share their stories in light of Hispanic Heritage Month, a period that formally celebrates the immeasurable contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans to US economy, culture and society. The theme of this year’s Hispanic History month is Esperanza (Hope). What are you most hopeful of in terms of Hispanic and Latinx representation in the workforce, today and in the future? Isaiah Torres: A recognition...

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A Powerful Message About Mental Health

Ashley Zadlock, People Operations Senior Specialist, sits down with Marketing Associate, Harriet Levenston, to bravely share her personal account of dealing with mental health challenges, and her experience of “work-life integration” at Wiss. Harriet: Thank you for courageously shining a light on mental health. Ashley: I previously shared my story internally. Today, I want to share my story externally because I want those who may be considering working at Wiss to know that they would...

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Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope featuring Jonathan Suarez, CPA

Wiss employees Eddy Alay, Omar Francisco Pérez, Jonathan Suarez and Isaiah Torres share their stories in light of Hispanic Heritage Month, a period that formally celebrates the immeasurable contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans to US economy, culture and society. The theme of this year’s Hispanic History month is Esperanza (Hope). What are you most hopeful of in terms of Hispanic and Latinx representation in the workforce, today and in the future? Jonathan: There are “stereotypes”...

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