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.
Leadership, Communication and Professional Skills
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.
Several CPAs offer their top picks for the best vacation reads.
This column offers ways for employees, managers, and firms to deal with gossip.
This article looks at ways to make conference attendance pay off by building connections and expanding your network.
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.
This column takes a look at the impact not investing in your health and well-being can have on your professional life.
Business and leadership books recommended by this issue’s guest editors can inform and inspire their fellow CPAs.
Learn ways to advocate for yourself at work—without appearing pushy.
Accountants, auditors, and finance professionals can use strategies to tackle productivity challenges and reduce stress.
Recruiting a diverse workforce can be a challenge for CPA firms outside the Big Four, but it can be overcome with a commitment to building relationships.
This column offers tips for young accountants to ease the transition from student to professional.
When it comes to change, you need to lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The accounting profession offers altruistically minded Millennials unique advantages in giving back to society.