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3 Busy Season Pitfalls to Avoid
 

3 Busy Season Pitfalls to Avoid

Posted: February 14, 2018
As your firm heads into busy season, whether you’re implementing new processes or not, keep an eye out for these three busy season pitfalls to avoid.

Using Excel to Harness the Power of Data
 

Using Excel to Harness the Power of Data

Posted: February 12, 2018
The value of data is only unlocked when it is used to make better-informed business decisions; making this happen is not easy. Find out how to use Excel to harness the power of data.

A GPS for Staff Success
 

A GPS for Staff Success

Posted: February 6, 2018
Establishing a clear career progression will allow employees to be engaged, motivated and eager to stay at the firm. Management should be focusing on effectively setting staff expectations as this will also help build trust and retain staff.

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.