Leading The Digital Badge Evolution

Digital badges … maybe you’ve heard of them; maybe you haven’t. Maybe you even have one. Or maybe you don’t. So what are they? Simply put, they’re a digital version of a physical badge that have traditionally been awarded for some type of accomplishment. Over the last

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Embrace Change – Don’t Fight It!

Change is everywhere in business today. It is rare for any business process or product to remain the same for any length of time, but this is particularly true of technology where things are always evolving at a rapid pace. Like most companies, here at the Society

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Every Aspect of Life Is About Choices, And Workplaces Can Help

This isn’t political. But it is complicated. Two days after the first woman was nominated as the lead on a major American political party’s ballot, I really wonder – why is this so special? Shouldn’t women being good at things be old news by now? Haven’t other

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Do the Right Thing at the Right Time

On the eve of an important meeting of the Indiana Board of Accountancy, it occurs to me that what Martin Luther King Jr. said “The time is always right to do what is right,” applies to both ethics and leadership. Sometimes one has to make a hard

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We’ve Reached a Summit

The Society was notified recently it will receive one of the prestigious Power of A Summit Awards from the American Society of Association Executives for the CPA Center of Excellence®. ASAE is the national association for associations, which represents thousands of groups of members. This year there

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It’s Important To Find Your Beach

It’s mid-June, less than a week away from the official start of summer and more than a few weeks since the “unofficial” start. A time when many of us are taking a vacation or planning one for later in the summer. At least you should be according

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The Power Of One

We all have one. I do. I know you do too. Maybe you haven’t thought about them for a long time, but if you take a minute, I know you will instantly have someone come to mind when I say it … A teacher who made a

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How Are You Preparing For The CPA Evolution?

Every morning when I get into my car to drive to work, my phone pops up a message to tell me that it will take me about 18 minutes to get to work in current traffic. When I get into the car to go home in the

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Are You Kidding Me?

The recent AICPA/NASBA CPE Standards Exposure draft comment period ended on April 30. I don’t know if you saw the exposure or any information about it. This was actually a “re-exposure” because, as I understand it, of the volume and nature of comments received on the original

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Burnout Is Real But It’s Avoidable

I know I’ve talked incessantly about going back to school for my MBA at the ripe old age of 42 (see blog 1 and blog 2), but I’m bringing it up again because four months post-graduation I have some thoughts on burnout. That’s right. Instead of basking

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