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An Accountant’s Perspective Through the Years
 

An Accountant’s Perspective Through the Years

Posted: November 8, 2017
As the bulk of the workforce transitions from Boomers to Millennials, many of the old ways of doing business are being rebooted. Public accounting firms need to adapt to better attract and retain the changing talent demographic.

The AICPA Leadership Academy – Why All CPAs Should Apply
 

The AICPA Leadership Academy – Why All CPAs Should Apply

Posted: October 20, 2017
AICPA's Leadership Academy is a great learning opportunity and a once in a lifetime experience that all CPAs should consider. Engaging with and learning from experts and peers allows you to develop in an open, creative and innovative environment. Read to find out one CPA's perspective.

 5 Habits of a Successful Managing Partner
 

5 Habits of a Successful Managing Partner

Posted: September 25, 2017
You have walked the path from staff to manager and ultimately to the pinnacle of partner in your firm. So, how do you develop the ability to see the opportunities, sift through those ideas and motivate your team?

7 Tips for Managing Sideways
 

7 Tips for Managing Sideways

Posted: August 21, 2017
"Managing sideways" is a way to break out of hierarchical managerial structures. Managers with strong connections to their peers report that the benefits flow out to the company as a whole.

Sharing My EDGE Conference Experience
 

Sharing My EDGE Conference Experience

Posted: August 11, 2017
If you are an emerging leader in the accounting profession and want to keep current on the AICPA and how to boost your career, a great opportunity is to attend the AICPA's EDGE conference in New Orleans. Find out why.

How to Start Your Management Career on the Right Foot
 

How to Start Your Management Career on the Right Foot

Posted: August 11, 2017
Thinking about your values and what kind of leader you want to be can pay dividends when you move into management for the first time. Focus on developing emotional intelligence and communicating in a clear, respectful manner.

How to Deliver a Powerful Financial Presentation
 

How to Deliver a Powerful Financial Presentation

Posted: August 4, 2017
The ideal outcome for a presentation is to seem like a conversation with the audience, rather than something you have memorized. Find out what it takes to deliver a powerful financial presentation.

What Smaller Firms Expect From New Accounting Grads
 

What Smaller Firms Expect From New Accounting Grads

Posted: August 1, 2017
To succeed at smaller firms, accounting graduates will need certain skills and characteristics. Here's what some leaders of small and midsize firms say they expect to see on day one.

Three Skills You Need to Lead a Firm of the Future
 

Three Skills You Need to Lead a Firm of the Future

Posted: July 31, 2017
CPA firms today have many challenges: fee pressure, succession, talent acquisition, technical changes and politics, as well as rapid and continued advancements in technology. Therefore, being able to adapt quickly remains key in having an advantage. Find out how to lead a firm of the future.

Global Knowledge: Is a CPA License Enough?
 

Global Knowledge: Is a CPA License Enough?

Posted: July 31, 2017
While the CPA license remains highly respected and carries great value, CPAs have additional internationally recognized credentialing options available when evaluating opportunities in the global market. Find out what's available.