Plus, why top performers make bad bosses
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MARCH 27, 2018
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      ACCOUNTING & AUDITING   
Justifying judgment when recognizing revenue
CFO
As revenue recognition standards shift from a rules-based model to a principles-based model, companies are left weighing judgement versus consistency. Take steps to correctly justify your actions -- or risk confusion down the road.
      CAREER   
New industry? No problem! How 3 controllers transitioned from one sector to another
Going Concern
The skills that make for a stellar controller are the same across industries. Accept the challenge ahead and know that you've got this!

The more you know ...
The MNCPA Controller Networking Group is an ideal opportunity to learn from peers in a variety of industries. Intrigued? Join the conversation on May 16.
      HUMAN RESOURCES   
What if companies were required to tell workers what their colleagues earn?
Harvard Business Review
Negotiations are only fair if both sides are privy to the same data. Yet, so many companies take the opposite approach when negotiating salaries. Could your company stand to be a little more transparent?
      MANAGEMENT   
An executive's guide to AI
McKinsey & Company
In the artificial-intelligence race, is your company keeping pace or falling behind? Go the distance with this interactive guide.
PwC: Companies must do more to regain public trust after a breach
Business Insurance
Seventy-five percent of U.S. consumers believe companies like yours aren't doing enough to protect their personal data. So, whatcha gonna do about it?
      SUPERVISION   
Oversee a CPA exam candidate? 3 ways new software enhances exam experience
AICPA Insights
"When I was your age, I had to walk uphill both ways to sit for the CPA exam." But times have changed. Get with the program so you can help those you supervise earn bragging rights, too.
This is why top performers make bad bosses
The Ladders
"In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence." True? Maybe. Ouch? Definitely!
      TAXATION-BUSINESS   
The tax-savvy company restructuring
Strategy + Business
Leaders shouldn't forget that most structural changes have tax implications. Thoughtful planning can convert tax traps into enhanced reorganization returns.
MNCPA exclusive content
Meals and no entertainment: M&E deduction diminished
By Andrew Seifert, JD, tax consultant, Wipfli LLP
Bad news: the meals and entertainment deduction became much more boring after Jan. 1, 2018. Here's why "let's do lunch" will never be the same.
      WORKPLACE TRENDS   
Amazon: Building one of the world's most efficient warehouses by embracing chaos
Quartz
Last year, Amazon shipped 5 billion items to households around the globe. How? The answer is actually pretty random.
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HR Roundtable
7:30 - 9 a.m.  |  MNCPA, Bloomington
Topic: Performance management
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YPG Happy Hour with DRIVE Emerging Leaders
4:30 p.m.  |  Pryes Brewing, Minneapolis
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16
Controller Networking Group
7:30 - 9 a.m.  |  MNCPA, Bloomington
Topic: Perfecting PowerPoint
MAY
24
Save the date: CPA Spring Recognition Dinner
5:30 - 9 p.m.  |  Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, Minnetonka
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Transforming Your Role as Controller to Business Partner
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8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
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Data Analytics and Business Intelligence: What You Should Know
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