This week’s recommended reading on innovation, leadership, recruitment, and entrepreneurship. 

For any business to be successful, having a great workplace culture is essential. One key area for culture lies with a strong emphasis on innovation and creativity. CPAs, how can your workplace environment help foster these values?

http://cpacoe.incpas.org/blogs/robert-reynolds/2017/03/14/the-smoke-detector-creating-a-culture-of-innovation

 

John Minnich discusses his role as the CFO at the Concordia Educational Association, and how his CPA designation helped him play as both a leader and trusted business advisor. What are some roles your CPA designation makes YOU?

http://cpacoe.incpas.org/blogs/john-minnich/2017/03/28/the-smoke-detector-the-cpa-as-a-leader-and-trusted-business-advisor

 

During Tax Season, CPAs need to be ready for any challenge that comes their way. Read on to find out how you can be prepared:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rogeraitken/2017/03/30/us-tax-season-what-accountants-should-take-to-the-trenches-to-survive-thrive/#53a04787419c

 

CPAs, are you making sure that new hires have the right “soft skills” to succeed in the workplace?

http://ww2.cfo.com/hiring/2017/03/hire-expectations/

 

Strategic thinkers add tremendous value to any company or organization. Here are a few ways to find out if any of your job candidates have these qualities:

https://hbr.org/2016/12/6-ways-to-screen-job-candidates-for-strategic-thinking

 

As CPAs, we have a lot to learn from entrepreneurs. How can we adopt some of their qualities into our own professional development?

http://www.cgma.org/magazine/2017/feb/lessons-for-entrepreneurs-201714664.html?utm_source=mnl:cpald&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=22Feb2017

 

 

At the CPA Center of Excellence®, we help CPAs and service professionals with stay ahead of change and in front of innovation. Look for our recommended reads on topics like critical thinking and non-technical skills, the future of work, innovation, talent management, leadership, and the changing role of the CPA each Wednesday.

 

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