Plus, eating chocolate cake for breakfast is good for your brain
Firm Administrator Bulletin
MARCH 2018

What to do about your after-hours work email
Journal of Accountancy
Ding. Vibrate. Bong. The temptation to check your emails after work can be overpowering, especially during busy season. Fight the urge and cheat the email system.
A study of 300,000 messages reveals the best way to start an email
If you've ever started an email with "Dear" - delete - "Hello" - backspace, and second-guessed yourself as to what greeting you should use, then say hello to this email eye-opener.
6 tips for recruiting today's top accounting students
CPA Practice Advisor
Generation Z is starting to enter the workforce. Are your online and in-person recruiting practices ready for this unique group of graduates?
Are you getting in your own way?
Sometimes the biggest obstacle we have in our career and life is ourselves. Ask yourself these questions. You might be surprised by your answers.
Everything you've been told about passwords is wrong
In the Black
The man who actually wrote the manual on passwords now says he was wrong. Find out what you need to do to keep your accounts secure.
Eating chocolate cake for breakfast is good for the brain and the waistline, according to research
It's another early morning during busy season, and there's leftover chocolate cake from yesterday's late nighter. Go ahead, grab a slice. Here's how it will help.
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
Book of the Month

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Author: Daniel H. Pink
Pages: 272

Did You Know?
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Appreciation Breakfast
Firm Administrators Appreciation Breakfast
May 1 | 7:30 9 a.m. | Golden Valley Country Club, Golden Valley

Marvelous and magnificent firm administrators, we appreciate all that you do! Now let us treat you to a much-deserved breakfast in your honor. Be on the lookout for your invitation.
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Sometimes one course is enough to meet your CPAs' education needs. For other skills, a one-and-done approach won't cut it. That's where MNCPA Academies come in.

Business Development Academy
Current and emerging firm leaders will uncover practical ways to bring in more business and more revenue for years to come.

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

Register your CPAs early -- space is limited.
CPE for You
MS Word: Advanced Features (Webinar)
8 - 10 a.m. | Online | 2 CPE
K2's Introduction to Excel Macros (Webinar)
Noon - 4 p.m. | Online | 4 CPE
How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations (Webinar)
Noon - 2 p.m. | Online | 2 CPE
CPE for Your Staff
More Than Meets the Eye: Examining the New Lease Accounting Standard
1 - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 4 CPE
Ex-CPA Ex-Con Sam Antar Shows You How He Committed the Crazy Eddie Fraud
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
MNCPA Technology Conference
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 16 CPE
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