Different Strokes for Different Folks

BY PETER A. WEITSEN

DIFFERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT FOLKS
The article on decorating an office, “Feng Shui for Beginners” ( Dec.05, page 36 ), is the most stupid topic I have ever seen covered in the JofA .

While the profession is still reestablishing itself as worthy, something like this gets printed. At my house we get Southern Living and Better Homes and Gardens. If I wanted decorating help, I would look to these publications.

Elvis Foster, CPA
Houston

“Feng Shui for Beginners” was an interesting and entertaining article, and it made some very good suggestions for a more pleasant and efficient workplace.

In my circumstances—working in a 50+ person office—it is not possible or practical to implement most of the suggestions. However, there is sound advice in creating a more eye-pleasing and clutter-free workplace.

My only problem is that I need to seriously take that advice.

Peter A. Weitsen, CPA
New Brunswick, N.J.

Letters to the Editor
The JofA encourages readers to write letters on important professional issues in addition to comments on published articles. Because space is limited, letters submitted for publication should be no longer than 500 words. Please include telephone and fax numbers. JofA e-mail address: JOAED@aicpa.org .

SPONSORED REPORT

2018 financial reporting survey: Challenges and trends

Learn the top reporting challenges that emerged in a survey of more than 800 finance, accounting, and compliance professionals across the world, and compare them with your organization's obstacles.

PODCAST

How the skill set for today’s CFO is changing

Scott Simmons, a search expert for large-company CFOs, gives advice for the next generation of finance leaders and more, including which universities are regularly producing future CEOs and CFOs.