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Build a virtual CPA firm in 5 steps
Follow these steps to build your firm with technology.

Build a virtual CPA firm in 5 steps [MNCPA]
Daniel Moshe, the CEO of Tech Guru, outlines how to free up your team to achieve greater productivity making the most of technology.

Building better business advisers: Got conferences? [MNCPA]
Take a hollistic approach to employee development when it comes to conferences.

Succession planning for high-level financial roles [MNCPA]
Executives aren’t always thinking about succession planning. In a Robert Half survey, nearly half (48%) of CFOs polled said they have yet to identify a successor for their position.

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.

Learning the ropes: A tale of attending client meetings with a mentor
Teaching less experienced staff members how to work client meetings is a win all around for the team.

The simple, staggering power of gratitude [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Prop up yourself, others [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Top takeaways at the 2019 MNCPA Management & Business Advisers Conference [MNCPA]
The following is a brief look at some of the sights and takeaways from MBAC19. Be sure to visit the links after each speaker for additional insights.

3 fresh approaches to employee surveys for branding
Your employees have a lot to tell you, but only if you ask the right questions to the right employees.

Minnesota has a CPA exam ‘gender gap’ [MNCPA]
The gender gap in public accounting is real — and it is a significant problem for the profession.

Advice from managing partners on leadership
If you are a new leader or a seasoned one, here is some advice for you. 

6 myths about contracting
Contractors are becoming a bigger part of today's workforce as employers are finding contractors more efficient and better fits for their business cycles.

Hiring in a tight labor market
The only thing worse than hiring an employee who doesn't work is having to go through the process all over again. This is especially true in the current labor market, where demand for talent is high, and the number of people able to "fit the bill" is more limited.

How might it be in 2023 and how to get there
Our CPA profession will undergo the most significant disruption and transformation ever during the next five-plus years! Take a moment to think about that statement. This is an exciting time for all of us -- at every level. It is also a time of concern for leaders as they make decisions about their firm's future direction.

Companies supporting CPAs [MNCPA]
It’s a simple story, and one that you’ve heard countless times. Heck, it’s one you can relate to.

In light of Lapidus v. Lurie [MNCPA]
Minnesota courts upheld a CPA firm’s noncompetition agreement with the firm’s former managing partner, carrying clear takeaways for firms in structuring retirement and noncompetition provisions.

Mentoring -- and how to successfully start your program [MNCPA]
The topic of mentoring garners a lot of interest these days. Given the continuing talent shortage that many organizations are fighting, initiatives for mentoring/coaching are popping up everywhere.

MNCPA Perspectives blog posts

Finding qualified staff: A new approach
Are we looking for the unicorn employee and then disappointed when one can’t be found? To help address the staffing challenge, each business should...

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