Career management

3 keys to productivity

Kevin Gienger, CPA, managing partner at Boldt Carlisle + Smith, offers strategies for working less and accomplishing more.

Focus time spells freedom from distractions

Using focus time to escape from interruptions, email, and phone calls leads to greater productivity and allows busy managers to tackle projects and solve problems without distractions.

Mentoring tax staff

A well-designed, well-executed, and well-managed mentoring program can be an advantageous investment for a tax firm.

Easy tools for time management

Careful planning and scheduling time for crucial work functions are key to time management, says Kevin Gienger, managing partner at Boldt Carlisle + Smith in Salem, Ore.

Avoid the midday slump

This article discusses ways you can battle the late-afternoon energy crash to stay productive.

How to get clients to follow your advice

Having clients fail to take your advice can be frustrating. But by changing the way you offer that advice, you can increase the chances that clients will comply.

Betsy George, CPA

Accountants need to balance their interest in fine details with consideration of the big picture, says Betsy George, CPA, of the Ventura Unified School District in California.

Stay in charge of your time and energy

Kevin Gienger, CPA, shares ways CPAs can better manage their time and become more productive without losing sight of what’s most important to them.

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The technology assessment engagement

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.