5 ways to build this essential superpower: Leading up
Jon Lokhorst, CPA, ACC, Lokhorst Consulting
Leading staff is one thing, but how effective are you at leading the leaders at your firm?
MNCPA Leadership Academy instructor Jon Lokhorst explains how you can master the difficult, and coveted, skills to becoming an omnidirectional leader at any career level.
Looking for more leadership training? Have your staff join Jon Lokhorst at the Young Professionals Group
Educational Breakfast: Leadership Learning Lab on May 3.
How to read less news but be more informed
We're connected now more than ever, so it's tempting (and easy) to become lost in the news. But there are ways to cut the cord and still stay informed.
Do you have enough of the right referral sources to grow a practice?
Art Kuesel, Kuesel Consulting, Inc.
How much of your new business comes from referrals? Discover
MNCPA Business Development Academy instructor Art Kuesel's tips on how you can grow that number to reach your target revenue goals.
On May 2, join the
Small Firm Roundtable for lunch and to hear Art Kuesel discuss marketing your small firm in the age of tax reform.
Keeping up with SSARS changes
Jerome Reutzel, CPA, MBT
The profession has seen numerous widespread changes, and SSARS is no exception. Stay on top of the latest revisions.
|Quiz: How much do you know about governmental auditing and single audits?
Journal of Accountancy
How many of these common single audit enforcement matters are you familiar with?
Engaging partners in the firm's future
Robert J. Leese and August J. Aquila
If partners and staff aren't as engaged in the firm as they could be, it's difficult to improve performance. Understanding why employees aren't engaged is the first step for firms to start effecting change.
|CPA staff forum: Top talents talk
The Rosenberg Associates
If retaining young talent is on your radar, then knowing what young CPAs think about firms, their careers and the profession can go a long way towards keeping them. See what they had to say.
|This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience
Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Ever wonder why you can survive the rigor and stress of tax season only to find that when summer rolls around, returning long emails becomes a huge challenge? Turns out, there's a reason for that.
|Minneapolis Downtown Council explores pop-ups pilot for vacant retail space
There's a new business trend that the Downtown Council is exploring, and it may be a niche market for your business clients and a specialty for your firm.
|2018 WalletHub Tax Survey
Now that the April 17, or April 18 thanks to a computer glitch, deadline has passed, find out how much taxpayers really dislike taxes and what bad things they'd rather do instead.