In reaction to trending social media outcries, a new Men to Watch Award Program is being launched this year by several state CPA societies. The formerly dormant Men’s Initiatives Executive Committee (MIEC) has just announced the MTW Program and nomination criteria, with the goal of honoring outstanding men in the profession.
Recently I’ve witnessed and heard of numerous instances of accountants hesitating to pick up the check—at a coffee shop—or rushing to pay their own tab at the deli, before their guests even put their order in! Accountants need to know the difference between being frugal and being cheap, especially in networking situations.
Proof and foot this any way you want – here are the numbers that add up to 2014 and a good portion of the work this year by Kristen Rampe Consulting:
Presented to over 1,000 attendees at monthly webinars with AccountingWeb while revealing 20 truths and 10 lies about myself over the course of the year. Thank you to all of you who were a part of these!
Last week I was speaking at AccountingToday’s Growth and Profitability Summit in sunny Florida. While I was there, I experienced a great example of just how important face-to-face communication is.
I went to a meeting the other day, one with a mix of professionals and aspiring professionals (college students). I’d love to tell you what the purpose of the meeting was, but I don’t actually know.
One might ask, what was I doing at a meeting where I didn’t even know the purpose to begin with? Well, I recently joined an organization and this was a regular monthly meeting, so I figured I would go and see what they were all about. Or not, as it turned out. They didn't know how to hold an effective meeting.