Work-Life Balance


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.

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

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.

8 questions for entrepreneurial accountants
Ask yourself these eight questions to get your organization on track.

Simplify your life before busy season
You don't want to wait until you're in the thick of tax season to think about how you can simplify everything. You want to be prepared ahead of time and take the time to simplify your life to improve your productivity and provide some peace of mind.

Show up as your best self in every situation
Have you ever left a conversation thinking you didn't come across very well or that you didn't provide much value to the discussion? Or have you finished a presentation wondering why you failed to make an important point?

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.

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.

MNCPA Perspectives blog posts

Candid reflections: An overview of our women's event
The range of experience at Candid Conversations With Women was incredibly deep: from firm partners nearing retirement to a new graduate just beginning to sit for the exam...

Discovering unexpected gifts in candid conversations
One of the most rewarding parts of my job is attending MNCPA events and meeting new people. I greatly enjoy having conversations with members...

Why timing matters (and how to get it right)
You've heard about time management and performance management, but few people consider how timing affects their performance. That's what Dan Pink...

MNCPA membership is half off

Saving 50% just makes cents, right? But the savings don’t stop there. Keep an extra $20-100 in your pocket on most seminars, conferences and webinars when you join the MNCPA. That’s in addition to members-only access to online resources, career tools and networking opportunities. 

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