Entries by Bryant Cornett

No More Leases in the Junk Drawer

How FASB has changed lease accounting and performance bonuses at the same time Because of the prevalence of leasing for many companies, FASB and IASB have amended accounting guidance (ASC 842) to provide more reporting on lease transactions. The new accounting standards require organizations to recognize all lease obligations (over 12-months) on their balance sheets, […]

Who’s got a better multiple than Waze? Your Own City.

Technology, implementation of that technology and viable financial business models are beginning to align for governments to capitalize on new opportunities. The influx of residents to city centers provides challenges to infrastructure, but also opportunities to mine and monetize data. Traffic continues to be the greatest pain point for residents but also opportunity for relief […]

Charity Begins at Home

What is the proper response to life-long lagniappe? I’ve got family on my side and my wife’s side in rural America. When I tell them that my main business is representing healthcare organizations and governments in real estate lease negotiations, I can tell what they’re thinking: You really get paid for that? We take it […]

Urbanization in Georgia: How it’s Changing Atlanta and Other Cities Across the State.

Real estate needs and decision-making are evolving in response to urbanization The preference for more urban living among both millennials and baby boomers, combined with city-center gentrification, has stimulated demand for urbanized suburbs. The generation of people that are embarking on their careers right now are the millennials who want to live close to work, […]

More Doctors Signing Fewer Checks

Georgia gains on shifts in physician employment models Inelasticity in demand, an aging population and changes in healthcare policy have led to steady and continued growth in healthcare employment—outpacing total non-farm job numbers and wage growth through 2024 for most industries. Georgia will be an acute winner due to availability of workforce and a growing […]

Human Resource Planning for the Unplanned – How North Carolina Has Prepared for the Next Generation of Government

Best of Series – Part 1 Baby Boomers are reaching the age of retirement at record rates and by 2025 Millennials will make up three-quarters of the American workforce. Because employees within Government positions are older on average, the public sector needs to have workforce planning in place to transfer vital knowledge before it is […]

Warren Buffett Wants to Make You Better in 2016

What I learned from the Berkshire Hathaway 2015 Annual Report Tenor of American politics diminishes great advances in the U.S. Investment strategies of adding to existing business lines and underwriting risk based on actual default risk as opposed to competition still work and should be encouraged. Accurate accounting shouldn’t disregard relevant charges in favor or […]

The Regulator: The State of Healthcare in Georgia

On March 18, 2016, the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives sponsored a closed door session for C-Level Executives throughout the state to hear perspectives from two insiders: Harold Kirtz, Senior Litigator for the Federal Trade Commission, and Mr. Will Melson, President of the Broadwell Group. The discussion went long, but here’s half of what was […]

The Dealmaker: The State of Healthcare in Georgia

On March 18, 2016, the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives sponsored a closed-door session for C-Level Executives throughout the state to hear perspectives from two insiders:  Harold Kirtz, Senior Litigator for the Federal Trade Commission, and Mr. Will Melson, President of the Broadwell Group. The discussion went long, but here’s one half of the story […]

Prada-fication of Healthcare: The Patient Will See You Now

Cash Payments, Deductibles and the Patient Experience Executive Summary Macro changes in healthcare mean that more patients are directly trading currency for care. When patients pay more, their expectations of care change. The Wall Street Journal is reporting a return to cash discounting for patients. Patients’ disconnection to invoicing drives non-payment. Coordination and thoughtfulness in […]