Because Why?

Being the first new hire at the CPA Society in more than a year, it was awkward coming in. The second newest person had already been here a year and a half, and the longest for 30. Every company has their established staff circles and dynamics, and

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Growth Spurt: Your Online Professional Network and CPE Options Just Got Bigger

News Flash! Learning is changing. How, when, where and even what people learn today is drastically different than even a few years ago. (I venture to guess that anyone in the business community today would not find that information noteworthy.) Now, “how” YOU as a busy CPA

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The Future Of Learning Is Here!

That’s right. The future of learning is here. The AICPA established a task force on the topic that presented recommendations in May of this year (see the article “AICPA task force advocates for new strategies in professional development” from the May Journal of Accountancy). This has been

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The CPA Center of Excellence®’s Quick Start Guide – This Is Better!

So, we’ve been telling you “This is Better” the last few weeks, about the all-new CPA Center of Excellence®.  So what is the CPA Center of Excellence® all about and why is it better? If you read the most recent edition of CPA INPerspective, the CPA Center

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Putting Our Best Foot Forward

It’s that time of year. Membership time. Even though many of our members renew online, our mail tubs still fill up with dues envelopes. As we see the checks come in it’s a great reminder of why we’re here. It’s all about you, the CPA, and what

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Denim & Donuts – the New Employer X Factors

In 10 years, 70% of the workforce will be millennials (born early 1980s to around 2000). When I started at the Society six months ago, my supervisor asked me a question I had never been asked in my 12 years in the workforce: “What makes you feel

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INCPAS Turns 100 (OK, It’s Just 99)

The countdown is on …  To what, you might ask? Well, as May begins, we are one year out from celebrating the Society’s centennial anniversary (and the CPA profession’s in Indiana too). On May 6, 1915, the Indiana Association of Certified Public Accountants was incorporated. This happened

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The Opportunities You Don’t Want To Miss

There are so many opportunities out there.  For one person, it might be an opportunity to get some great tickets for a concert.  Another person might have an opportunity to meet some potential clients at an event later in the week.  And yet someone else might have

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We “Won” And Here’s How We Did It

An objective in the Society’s strategic plan, “advocate on behalf of members to further the profession” falls under my bailiwick.   But “advocacy” is amoeba-like when we try to set key performance indicators that are measurable.  One of our KPIs is “to win” (i.e., we made something happen

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Budget Season Is Almost Here!

I was just thinkin’ that it’s my favorite time of the year.  It’s almost spring, it’s starting to get warmer (on some days), and the days are getting longer.  I even saw my tulip plants starting to pop out of the ground the other day.  And …

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