Plus, standing up at your desk could make you smarter
Firm Administrator Bulletin
MAY 2018
6 hidden gems in Microsoft Office 365
Financial Management
Few things at work are as frustrating as having to update a PDF without the right software -- and Word has been zero help. Until now.
12 executives on how they keep their cool in high stress
Fast Company
Now that busy season is over for your CPAs, your busy rest-of-the-year is ramping up. From Uber to KIND, discover how these executives keep calm, even when stuff hits the fan.
5 things to stop saying today if you want more success and happiness
How we treat others -- and especially ourselves -- can go a long way toward happiness and fulfillment. If reading that caused you to have a negative thought, then you may want to read this article.
Standing up at your desk could make you smarter
The New York Times
Does your staff want standup workstations? They may be onto something.
Are you preparing your firm for the gig economy?
Boomer Consulting
Gigs and side hustles are now commonplace, even with doing taxes. If your firm is against employees completing outside returns at home, it might be time to update your employment agreements.
Coaching over managing: Motivate your team
Is your style coaching or managing? See the difference and how you can better motivate your co-workers and team.
In Defense of Troublemakers
Book of the Month

In Defense of Troublemakers: The Power of Dissent in Life and Business

Author: Charlan Nemeth
Pages: 272

Did You Know?
51 out of 51
Minnesota is ranked the least stressful place in the country.
Photo Reel: Firm Administrator Appreciation Breakfast
Thank you to all our marvelous and magnificent firm administrators who joined us for the Firm Administrator Appreciation Breakfast.
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Chris Schroers and
Jan Rogers

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Dale Pust and
Lance Bolson

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Jana Cinnamon and
Wanda Dollahan

MNCPA Academies Logo MNCPA Academies
These in-depth programs start soon -- register your CPAs now!

NEW! Leadership Academy
Up-and-coming leaders will enhance the skills and confidence needed to be the capable leaders they're expected to be.

Business Development Academy
Current and emerging firm leaders will uncover practical ways to bring in more business and more revenue for years to come.
Instructor Development Program
NEW! MNCPA Instructor Development Program
Know someone with promising presentation prowess? Encourage them to apply for this interactive program, where they'll develop the skills and confidence needed to deliver educational programs for the MNCPA or for your firm. Applications are due Friday, June 22.

Learn more about the program
Public Service Award: We need your help
As a firm administrator, you've probably noticed all the ways your CPA colleagues give back. Let us know about these good works! Nominate a CPA for the 2018 Public Service Award. Deadline: June 15

View nomination details
CPE for You
Connect! The Art and Science of Persuasive Communication
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
Using Skype for Better Communications via Online Meetings (Webinar)
10 a.m. - noon | Online | 2 CPE
MacGyvering: The Art of Being Resourceful in a Crisis
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
CPE for Your Staff
Annual Update and Practice Issues for Preparation, Compilation and Review Engagements
AICPA member discount
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
Comprehensive Guide to Tax Depreciation, Expensing and Property Transactions
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE, 8 IRS CE
Ethics Update for the CPA: In-Depth
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE, 8 Ethics
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