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Ted Lasso is the lovable television character who went from coaching American football to coaching a struggling English Premier League soccer team. Although he is not a soccer expert, he excels at developing people and teams. Ted uses wisdom and humour to navigate leadership challenges with confidence and empathy. His unconventional methods show that leadership… Read more »

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Spring is the perfect time for networking. You can participate in accounting and finance conferences and events for professional growth and opportunities. Networking helps build meaningful connections with other industry professionals. Developing these relationships expands your opportunities for career advancement. Connecting with Other Accounting and Finance Professionals Participating in industry events and joining conversations offers… Read more »

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According to the Thomson Reuters Institute’s 2023 report ChatGPT & Generative AI within Accounting Firms and Corporate Tax Departments, 51% of respondents believed that Chat GPT and generative AI should be applied to tax, accounting, and audit work. The report also found that 10% of accounting and tax professionals use or plan to use ChatGPT… Read more »

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Starting a new job can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Making a positive first impression is crucial, as it sets the tone for your future interactions with your employer and colleagues. Here are some things to keep in mind: Dress appropriately: Make sure to dress according to the company’s dress code. If in doubt, it’s… Read more »

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Like most employees, you probably have experienced imposter syndrome at some point in your career. Perhaps you started a new job and felt you had less experience than needed. Or, maybe your manager assigned a project you felt unprepared to lead. Don’t worry, you are not alone.  Imposter syndrome is quite common and affects as… Read more »

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Employee retention is a top priority for most employers. High retention rates provide many advantages: Elevated candidate attraction Increased employee engagement Better performance Greater productivity Stronger job satisfaction Higher employee morale Lower hiring, onboarding, and training costs Healthier bottom line Employer reputation As a result, you should take steps to strengthen employee retention. These tips… Read more »

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Planning, structuring, and crafting a great meeting provides many benefits. This process saves time and money, increases engagement and productivity, and elevates team morale. Understanding how to plan, structure, and craft a great meeting takes time, effort, and practice. These suggestions can help. Follow these guidelines to plan, structure, and craft a great meeting. Determine… Read more »

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Cultivating motivation in the wake of Winter can be difficult. You might rather stay in your warm bed all day than get up and be productive. Fortunately, you can take steps to increase motivation during the winter months. These suggestions can help. Choose among these tips to cultivate motivation in the wake of Winter. Regularly… Read more »

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How you define and earn flexibility in the workplace impacts how much flexibility you could be granted. For instance, you might define flexibility as a privilege earned through trust and tied to equity and be granted flexibility based on your personal needs. Providing every employee with the same flexibility likely would not meet their individual… Read more »

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Innovative approaches to performance reviews tend to be more effective than traditional approaches to performance reviews. For instance, performance reviews that take place every quarter help convey more accurate, unbiased feedback about recent events. Conversely, performance reviews that take place annually tend to be less accurate because a significant amount of time passed. These reviews… Read more »