MNCPA Perspectives

Mind blown -- or is it?
Jun. 26, 2017  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
The first time I thought about being an accountant was in 6th grade, when we had to pick a possible career to write about. My big brother was... Read more
Polish your advising skills
Jun. 22, 2017  |  By Stephanie Schmidt
If you had to identify one thing that is key to running a successful business, what would it be? When I think about this question, the word that... Read more
Leveling the playing field for Minnesota-based professional advisers
Jun. 13, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
If you have clients in other states, you’ve likely heard their concerns about having a Minnesota-based professional adviser. They were... Read more
Ditching Dilbert for 'Tribal Leadership'
Jun. 5, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
Even though they’ve been around for decades, Dilbert and Office Space still make me laugh. They are so relatable — who hasn’t worked for a... Read more
Setting the record straight: The MNCPA responds to county audits editorial
May 29, 2017  |  By Linda Wedul
Last week, a Pioneer Press editorial headline read, "In auditor fight …" -- what, auditors fighting?In fact, it isn’t auditors per se, rather the... Read more
Peer Review enters the PRIMA era
May 22, 2017  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
PRIMA is the latest acronym in the accounting world, and anyone involved in peer review -- whether as a firm or as a reviewer -- needs to get... Read more
Let's recognize Minnesota's newest CPAs
May 15, 2017  |  By Stephanie Schmidt
From the day you were born, being noticed was engrained in your behavior. When you took your first step, your parents gasped with excitement!... Read more
Protect your personal information
May 8, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
Your personal information is everywhere. Do you know what’s out there? I know what you’re thinking: you pay attention to detail, so of course you... Read more

 
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