Leadership Tools

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Passport to Partnership

Martin Bissett, founder of The Upward Spiral Partnership, outlines the seven Cs and how embracing them can lead to your ultimate promotion.

Leadership Blogs

  • Pennsylvania Creates One-Stop Resource for Entrepreneurs

    The Department of Revenue assisted in the development of the Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop, an online resource designed to help tax professionals and their clients. It is intended to take the guesswork out of many business procedures.
  • Get Noticed with These Tips from a Recruiter

    Are you a CPA who wants to stand out from the crowd and set yourself up for success? There are many ways PICPA membership can help you.
  • Strategic Thinking…Focus on the Future

    Thinking strategically means you are able to see one or two steps ahead. But you need to have your head up so you can identify potential new opportunities to grow your business in a positive and profitable manner.

Leadership Articles

  • CPA Connections Evolve at the PICPA

    It’s a new year at the PICPA, and that makes it a great time to celebrate the accomplishments of our members. It’s also a time to share some of PICPA’s strategies to help members prepare for future opportunities.
  • Having It All vs. Having Enough: A Holistic Life in Accounting

    I was asked recently about my work-life balance. How do I make it all happen? How do I stay engaged in my career as a finance and accounting outsourcing consultant, work with clients, and nurture my career development, while also raising my children and creating a vibrant homelife with my husband? I pondered the question for a bit, and explained that my life isn’t so much a balancing act as it is a holistic coexistence, where work and life meld together.
  • Deep Work in a Distracted World

    I was living a professional life best described as 10 miles wide and a millimeter deep. I was “busy” all the time, but was I really accomplishing anything? What could I possibly create in the scattered half-hours between meetings, with only enough time to check the emails that I hadn’t already distracted myself with during those same meetings? That’s when I stumbled upon Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport. I was drawn to the book’s title: “Deep Work.”

Leadership CPE

Join a Committee

Joining a PICPA committee is a great way to grow your leadership skills and put you in a position to be a leader in the profession. View the full list of committees.