Plus, the Bermuda Triangle mystery is solved
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Public Practice eNews
SEPTEMBER 2018
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Great leaders are confident, connected, committed and courageous
Harvard Business Review
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Calculated risks enhance clients' experiences
Dave Hinnenkamp, CPA, BerganKDV
Risk doesn't have to be a four-letter word. See how taking the right risks improves your firm and employees' experiences.
IRS continues to urge taxpayers to double-check their withholding
Forbes
Some of your clients may be getting a not-so-good surprise come tax season. Now's the time to remind them to use the withholding calculator and help them adjust where necessary.
Cloud technology: The perfect solution to accounting software
Beth Casey
Blink and you've missed the latest round of technology changes. What's the answer for keeping up with all those things that go "ringy ding" and "bee-boop" in our firm?
Don't underestimate the power of women supporting each other at work
Harvard Business Review
When women have open communication and connections inside the firm, it helps all women come to a revelation that benefits the entire office.
Audit planning: Developing your audit strategy and plan
CPA Hall Talk
With peer review placing an emphasis on the link between risk assessment and audit strategy next year, now is the perfect time to review your audit strategy and plan.
The Bermuda Triangle mystery is solved. Again
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If you thought this ongoing mystery was finally solved last year, think again. Scientists believe they now know the culprit. Again.
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22%
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