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CPA’s Go to Washington DC

30/05/13 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  Last week approximately 400 CPA's (including yours truly) descended on Capitol Hill to discuss issues of interest to the profession and our clients. The Capitol Hill visits were in conjunction with the Spring Meeting of the AICPA Council which is held every other year in Washington DC in order for Council members to make these important vis...

Avoid “Bizspeak”

23/05/13 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

At one time or another we are probably all guilty of slipping a little “bizspeak” into our conversations. But if you are really interested in acquiring clever phrases and made-up words to embellish your written (and oral) business communications skills, then you should check out a recent Harvard Business Review blog on the subject. The buz...

Your first post-graduation job – a reality check

16/05/13 10:48 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

With graduation season upon us, I thought I’d reflect back on what I think college graduates should really expect with their first job after receiving their diplomas. During my college years I was an endless optimistic about what my first few years working full time would bring. After these years of being a neophyte, and many more after, I br...

Spring Time Means…Food Truck Fridays!

09/05/13 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

It's that time of year again: The weather is warming, the skies are blue, let’s grab some grub at Reno Food Truck Fridays to feed that hunger in you. My horrible rhyming aside, this bimonthly, gastronomic event is back in town. Setting up shop every first and third Friday of the month, Reno Food Truck Fridays (RFTF) is a great way to get out...

Disposable Thinking

02/05/13 10:52 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  They just don’t make them like they used to. Have you ever said or thought these words? Products were not designed to last. Purchase of replacement products contribute to the profits of the manufacturers. Software programs, for instance, are constantly changing and must be replaced if you want support. The software still works but is no ...