Leadership, Communication and Professional Skills

How a CPA overcame her fear of public speaking

Elizabeth Pittelkow, CPA, accounting and compliance director at ArrowStream, discusses how her experience with Toastmasters turned her from someone who avoided public speaking to someone who’s made it a key part of her career.

What they're reading

Business and leadership books recommended by this issue’s guest editors can inform and inspire their fellow CPAs.

Shaking up the board

It is essential that board makeups represent the customers the company serves.

Tips for budding finance managers

Learning to be a manager is more than a check-the-box exercise, according to Debbie Jacobs, senior director of finance at Experian.

8 ways to be more proactive

CPAs need to plan, take control, analyze processes, be more interactive, and anticipate problems before they happen.

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Cybersecurity threats proliferating for midsize and smaller businesses

This report details how SMBs can properly protect private information from breaches, design and implement a cybersecurity policy, and create safeguards for training and education.

QUIZ

News quiz: Senate health care bill in the spotlight

Reports related to the Republican bill to repeal many provisions of the PPACA, other tax issues, and the giant AICPA ENGAGE Conference offered a diverse reading list for June. See how much you know about recent news with this short quiz.