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Breaking myths about neurodiversity
Neurodiversity has always been around, but we’re only just starting to realize how we can support neurodiverse people and take advantage of their skills.

Business as unusual
Employers are faced with changing traditional ways of addressing employment issues and short-term solutions are not likely to help.

Let’s all do our part! [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Get ahead of the ‘great resignation’ [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

How can you take constructive action understanding Minnesota Nice, diversity, equity and inclusion? [MNCPA]
What steps can you take regarding niceness at work? This article provides you with insights to help you be further educated and action items to help you going forward.

Take care of yourself, each other [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

As organizations move back to work, what does ‘the new normal’ look like? [MNCPA]
The pandemic required employers to rethink office and work arrangements. Employers are also were faced with demographic, economic, cultural and technological changes.

What is ESG? [MNCPA]
One acronym has quickly risen to the top of many C-suite and board agendas in the past year: ESG, or environmental, social and governance.

The FAQs of an ESOP
An ESOP might be an appealing option for your business or for a client. Find out more.

We can never go back to before [MNCPA]
Now is the time to start thinking about a different normal in the workplace. The future of retaining — and recruiting — staff may depend on it.

Acknowledging the good in challenging times [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Doty: I choose to use it as a positive [MNCPA]
Robert Doty, Minnesota Department of Revenue commissioner, answers questions about his new role.

Katie Gabriel, from auctioneer podium to MNCPA board chair [MNCPA]
The new board chair sat down with us to talk about her career, what drives her personally and where she sees the accounting profession heading in the future.

Upheaval and resilience: The path to accounting amid COVID-19 [MNCPA]
The COVID-19 pandemic will cast a long shadow on our world in ways that even the best futurists have failed to consider. We just don’t know what we don’t know.

Flexibility and the workplace of the future: What does that mean? [MNCPA]
Here’s the bottom line as you prepare to lead the workplace of the future: Creating flexibility by design gives your organization a better chance of success than allowing flexibility with ambiguity.

Small, but mighty: Combating microaggressions [MNCPA]
Everyday verbal and nonverbal insults, known as microaggressions, are negatively effecting how we interact with each other.

Workplace holiday parties in the virtual world
Holiday parties will be handled differently this year. Here's what you should consider.

Advancement of women in public accounting [MNCPA]
Women continue to be underrepresented in the leadership of public accounting firms and are not progressing to the top of the profession at the same rate as their male counterparts. 

Staff connectivity ideas in the age of COVID-19 [MNCPA]
As many CPAs will share, having time to connect with your peers and refresh is a pillar as important to the process as the W-2 and a direct line to an IRS advocate.

Location’s role in your organization [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

The value of neurodiversity
Neurodiversity is a term that recognizes certain individuals' brains function differently and includes people on the autism spectrum, as well as those with dyslexia or ADHD, among other conditions.

Going beyond the basics [MNCPA]
Your organization may have a good foundation for diversity, equity and inclusion, but what's next?

4 tactics for effective change management in the multigenerational workplace [MNCPA]
Managers are progressively tasked with mastering change management. Success depends on how well finance leaders support these changes within their teams.

Responding to COVID-19 with remote access? Pay attention to security!
Unfortunately, not everyone has thoughtfully considered the security ramifications of encouraging team members to work remotely. Consequently, many of these new remote workers may potentially and unknowingly compromise sensitive information.

Generation who cares? [MNCPA]
Do generational differences really matter? Consider these thoughts to address the situation in your office.

Getting to know Prepare + Prosper [MNCPA]
Founded in 1971 by a group of justice-minded accountants, Prepare + Prosper is a nonprofit that works with people to build financial well-being and solve for financial inclusion.

Keys to workplace happiness
Happiness at work is something nearly everyone wants, but it can be challenging to achieve.

3 ways new employee surveys can improve retention
Here are three ways that a new employee survey can support and even improve retention. Make sure to ask the right questions and analyze the results for action.

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