Your Staff Has No Value. Unless …

That’s right, your staff has no value. Unless … You know this to be true. It has been true for decades. And seasoned professionals talk about it just about all the time. But, it seems more important today than ever. More important because of the complex world

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Do You Have What It Takes?

There was an article in Forbes Insights last month titled “The Renaissance CFO.” It caught my attention for a few reasons and I thought it might be of interest to many of you. It’s relevant to CPAs in business and industry of course, but also to CPAs

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We’re never ‘finished’

The day after tomorrow I will graduate from Butler University with my MBA. I started seven years ago, took the prerequisites and then took a five-year break (not really expecting to go back). For the last two years, though, two nights a week I’ve been in class.

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I’m Stuffed!

Well, like most of you, I found myself stuffed like a Thanksgiving turkey last week after all the family festivities and holiday leftovers. But like the leftovers that get old after the third day, the thought of jumping back into work after the long week-end wasn’t all

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Nominate Your Favorite CPA For An INCPAS Award

The holiday season is here, and so too is awards season at INCPAS. Indiana’s top CPAs will be honored next spring on May 13 at CPA Celebration. But nominations are needed now. The due date to submit a nomination form is December 18. Nominating is easy. There

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Do You Know How The Profession Works?

Here’s a trivia question. What does the number 58 mean in relation to the CPA profession? If you guessed the number of organizations, associations, and governmental entities and agencies that oversee or in some way have an impact on Indiana CPAs, you were right! The INCPAS Board

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The “War” For Talent

People. Human capital. Talent. Call it want you are comfortable with. The profession needs to attract and retain high quality people. People that not only have a good command of technical skills but also have a commitment to mastery and continuous development of the vital skills needed

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As The Seasons Change, The Society’s Advocacy Efforts Ramp Up

It’s fall in Indiana … the leaves are turning colors and mornings are crisp. I love the season changes for all the usual reasons, but also because it signals subtle shifts in our advocacy work at the Society. Like squirrels gathering nuts, we are busy laying the

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There Are Many Ways To Learn … Even If They Don’t “Count”

I was just thinkin’… about how lucky I was to be randomly selected for the CPE audit. Yes, seriously … I know I’ve met the CPE requirements by taking my 120 hours of CPE, including the obligatory ethics and A&A hours, so no big deal. But, as

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The Core Competencies — Where Do You Stand?

There has been a lot of discussion lately about core competencies, changes to the current CPE model, the future of learning, and new and enhanced skills for CPAs. Developing these competencies becomes more important with each passing year as complexity in the CPA profession and business continues

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