Plus: How to make your leader love you
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Upcoming Events
Night at the Ballpark
Night at the Ballpark with Minnesota State Bar Association
Thursday, Aug. 9
5 - 10 p.m.
The Black Dog Café and CHS Field
Taps and Trivia Night
YPG/RMA Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, Aug. 13
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Brookview Golf Course, Golden Valley
YPG Happy Hour Squared
YPG at Happy Hour Squared
Tuesday, Sept. 20
5 - 7 p.m.
Brave New Workshop, Minneapolis
WestBend Thank you to our sponsor: West Bend
Volunteer Opportunity at the Student Conference
Sept. 18 | Minneapolis Convention Center
The conference staff needs your help! Volunteer at the Accounting & Auditing Student Conference as an ambassador to assist staff and make students feel welcome. To volunteer, contact Tabitha McDonald at or 952-885-5522 by Aug. 24.

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Student Conference attendees
Referral source development: How to start networking with confidence
Professional Services Marketing
You asked for it, you've got it. Here's your step-by-step guide to having a successful networking meeting over coffee.
3 things about perfectionism I wish I knew in my twenties
Does it really pay to be perfect, or does that just cause you unnecessary stress? Take a read and see for yourself.
Turn conflicts into opportunities
We're Minnesotans, so most of us are conflict-averse. But, if you look at conflict as an opportunity rather than a cataclysmic occurrence, you could be on to something.
How to make your leader love you
The four C's in this article can certainly create career success when it comes to your relationship with your managers. Competence, anyone?
6 things the best mentors never do
Fast Company
Mentorship is like a road trip: You need an idea of where you're going before you head down this path. Consider this your map to avoid pitfalls that might come your way.
* Trivia Challenge
It's nearly fall, so let's talk apples. Tell me, how many apple varieties are grown in the U.S.?
A. 5,000
B. 2,500
C. 300
D. 1,300
Want to know the answer? Look for the asterisk * at the bottom of the newsletter.
Photo reel: Taking it to the track
The YPG and Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce met up at Canterbury Park to have a great grill out and try their networking luck.
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Women's Event
Candid Conversations About Women and Purpose
Aug. 20 | Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West | 4 CPE

This inspiring event is centered on candid conversations about purpose, power, women's networks, work-life harmony and career ambition. Learn while growing your network of CPA peers from a variety of industries, backgrounds and experience levels.

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CPE for Young Professionals
Staff Training: Beginning In-Charge
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 24 CPE
Form 990: Mastering Its Unique Characteristics
AICPA member discount
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
Data Analytics and Business Intelligence: What You Should Know
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
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*Trivia Challenge Answer: B: 2,500 (Wow!)
Source: Stylecaster, 30 weird facts you never knew about apples
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