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Are you working for/with a Have or Have-Not CPA firm?

I spent the last three days with 19 other thought leaders and four prominent vendors in the Public Accounting segment of the CPA profession. I say the Public Accounting segment because I think too often we forget that there are many CPAs who are no longer in public accounting, but instead working in business & … Continue reading

Giving Thanks for Independence

As I reflect on what I am thankful for this year, I really am thankful for the gifts from others that have helped me to be successful in all my endeavors. So I thought I’d write a little mini-series sharing some insight into these gifts over the Thanksgiving weekend.  Yesterday I wrote about Confidence, today … Continue reading

Being ready when opportunity knocks

I’m a political agnostic. While I may agree with various positions of several different parties, I’m thoroughly disgusted by all the politicking–as I think many people my age are–so I choose not to take sides. I put this disclaimer because, I’m going to quote a comment on a Facebook cartoon picture depicting a pro-government/anti-Tea Party position, … 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

Following your Passion

Fellow AICPA Leadership Academy Alumni, Kemberly Washington, had a great article published in The New Orleans Tribune last Friday titled: MPR: Should You Follow Your Passion or a Paycheck?  She says “there are so many people who are taking the risk to pursue passion over paychecks”.  She also shares her experience in leaving a good job … Continue reading

Start with yourself and lead by values

As I was reading the first section of the newspaper today, I was reminded why I don’t like to read the newspaper. It was all about problems, describing the problems, reasons for the problems, and what some people were trying to do to help resolve the problems. In other words, it’s really quite depressing. Or … 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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