Paul A. Hense

Paul A. Hense

Paul A. Hense is the retired president of local accounting firm Hense & Associates. He also is past chairman of the Small Business Association of Michigan. Contact him at p.a.hense@gmail.com.

ARTICLES

Not preparing for the inevitable has predictable results

September 19, 2014
You should put on shingles before it starts raining: I heard that when I was a kid. Recently, I did not follow that simple adage. Read More

The dilemma of choosing how to allocate your time

July 11, 2014
PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi has stated you cannot have it all. That is a classic BFO — a blinding flash of the obvious. Read More

A non-political IRS is essential for safety of the people

May 2, 2014
Remember the name Brendan Eich and his resignation from Mozilla? Read More

Education and culture critical to a successful community

February 21, 2014
My college education was Jesuit at the University of Detroit. Read More

Small business woes flow from government bureaucracy

November 8, 2013
I heard a term years ago used to describe some highly educated people. Read More

Lifetime time management: thoughts after 70

October 4, 2013
I was picking blackberries for my breakfast and thinking about how fortunate I am to be able to spend time in such an idyllic environment. Read More

Rich kid, poor kid: Where you end up is all up to you

August 30, 2013
I had an interesting discussion several years ago with a man about the advantages of growing up in a wealthy family. Read More

Ongoing maintenance will keep your business running smoothly

July 26, 2013
Maintenance is an underappreciated function in many businesses. Read More

Getting the job done vs. dazzling with speeches

June 14, 2013
The events in Washington and Lansing of the past few months are an example of how politics is nothing more than ordinary life going on in front of reporters and media. Read More

Take care of all the ‘organs’ of a business so it doesn’t die

May 10, 2013
As a person ages, various organs begin to show signs of wear and tear. Read More