MNCPA Perspectives: Personal development

Communication that builds a team
Jun. 26, 2018  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
Imagine a small CPA firm with one partner and six staff. The partner hosts a weekend Christmas party at his large new house. Staff and their... Read more
Your write to learn
May 1, 2018  |  By Lynn Kletscher
The blank page stares back at me, demanding to know what’s on my mind. Profound words of wisdom? Deadlines? Lunch? Nope. I sit at my desk... Read more
Embracing transitions
Apr. 30, 2018  |  By Linda Wedul
It’s transition time at the MNCPA. Not only is it spring, it’s also the beginning of our fiscal year. We are shifting from planning events and... Read more
Invest in YOU
Feb. 26, 2018  |  By Lynn Kletscher
There is no YOU on the New York Stock Exchange. But maybe there should be. Companies invest thousands (if not millions) of dollars in product... Read more
The power of personal connections
Feb. 19, 2018  |  By Linda Wedul
Networking is hard for me. It doesn't come naturally. I marvel at people who can converse on a wide range of subjects and easily form connections... Read more
Face your fear, sit up front
Nov. 28, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
Most times, people want to sit up front. Think about sporting events, concerts and theatrical productions -- there’s nothing like being close to... Read more
Perseverance: A life lesson learned young
Oct. 2, 2017  |  By Stephanie Schmidt
My daughter is a natural athlete. When she decided to try out for travel basketball last year (having never played a day of organized basketball in... Read more
Challenge your assumptions, read science fiction
Aug. 9, 2017  |  By Linda Wedul
I recently read the book, "Seveneves," by Neal Stephenson. It’s promoted as an "exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic," which, I admit,... Read more

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