Several accountants highlight their favorite TED talks and describe how these talks have influenced them professionally and personally.
Leadership, communication and professional skills
This column offers tips on features, shortcuts, and tools that can save time, improve the integrity of workbooks, and simplify data analysis.
Learn some ways to curb perfectionism while keeping your standards high.
Experts say to read, listen, watch, engage, adapt, practice, and retain.
Sometimes, red flags crop up during the interview process that should signal you to proceed with caution before accepting a job offer.
Many professionals, without realizing it, make “unconscious” choices regarding those who are different in terms of race, gender, geographic origin, college education, and other factors.
Effective managers need to influence their peers, not just the people above and below them.
This column offers tips to help firms hang on to talented professionals and reap the benefits of their investment in women’s initiatives.
John O’Leary, a recovered burn victim who spoke at the AICPA fall Council meeting, said three simple questions can help accountants develop the attitude and strategy they need to succeed.
AICPA Online Mentoring Program participants offer advice to help firms and professionals get the most value out of any mentoring effort.
Leadership experts and experienced CPAs offer these tips for making better decisions.
Email may be easy to use, but that also means it’s easy to mess up. Here are some email errors to steer clear of—and best practices to employ.
Presenting essential data without confusing or overwhelming your audience can be tricky. Get expert advice on crafting a presentation that informs and empowers your audience.
CPAs and business-etiquette experts offer tips on apologizing.
CPAs sometimes struggle to hold their audiences’ interest when presenting financial data. Peter Margaritis, CPA, tells CPAs how to use storytelling to make their presentations more compelling.
CPAs need to focus more on connecting with and influencing their management peers, not just the people above and below them.
This column discusses how CPAs can let certain characteristics shine to their greatest advantage.
This quiz will give you practice in understanding and using some words or phrases that cause speakers and writers to stumble.
This column offers tips for creating an atmosphere where everyone feels free to speak up and criticism is delivered in respectful ways.
CPAs offer their take on which superheroes would make great accountants and why.