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Transforming the Accounting Profession to Improve the World

I originally started this blog 6 years ago to start building my personal brand and to help promote the mindset change that was needed to make our world a better place. I thought that by taking a broad approach to promoting the values and philosophies that I could inspire the next generation of business professionals … Continue reading

Do We Leave Accounting Technology Laggards Behind?

2016 was my 5th year attending CPA Practice Advisor’s Thought Leader Symposium (check out the tweets at #CPAPA_TLS) and it continues to be one the most educational events for me as a change leader in the accounting profession.  The brain candy derived from being able to listen and contribute to discussions around the major challenges facing the accounting … Continue reading

Thankful for Doing What I Truly Love

I just returned home on Sunday night from four weeks on the road and it’s been an extremely busy week getting caught up at the office.  So it was nice today, to be able to get up late, and just be able to lounge around a bit and catch some Netflix before heading to my … Continue reading

Creating a Framework for Professional Development Planning

In the last blog post, I defined the Knowledge Domain Map for Accounting Professionals (see Diagram) and provided examples of the types of training that would fall into various domains.  Now I want to look at some case studies of how the knowledge domain map can be used as a planning tool for a firm’s … Continue reading

Getting Busy and Taking Care of Yourself

It’s amazing how quickly time flies. I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I last posted on this blog. The 2014 summer conference season came and went, and with barely a break in between, then the fall conference season came and went too. And now it’s already the end of February. Wow, how quickly … Continue reading

Switching from financial advisor to business advisor

While reading Randy Johnston’s article “Switching Software for Better Client Service” in CPA Practice Advisor, I came to part where he said: The AICPA is projecting that the amount of simple tax preparation work will decrease over the next five to 10 years because of more automation, and that audit work will be done by … Continue reading

The person(ality) behind donnyitk

Many people know me as the highly-driven, goal-oriented, go-getter, do-it-all, CPA specializing in IT. At 35.75 (I’m not quite 36 yet, and yes I’m holding out as long as I can), I’ve been speaking at national level conferences for 4 years now on business intelligence, IT management, IT audit, and the CPA’s role on IT … Continue reading

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