How to Choose CPA Exam Study Materials

This topic needs no introductions! Here are the things you should consider when choosing your CPA Exam study materials. FIRST: Your learning style. This is number one because, in my opinion, it’s the most important. Think about how you learned best in school or how...

Work Smarter, Not Harder using LOOM

Let me just start by saying this is not a sponsored post, I’m just going to share a tool that I use in my own business (and LOVE)  out of the kindness of my heart and a commitment to helping you work smarter, not harder ☺.   If you haven’t heard of Loom, please look...

Mock Exams- Your New BFF

So many of my clients groan and grumble when we talk about taking mock exams in preparation for their CPA exam. I sometimes find myself hesitating to even suggest it because I’m so often met with pushback about using these mock exams as a resource in getting ready for...

My Clients’ Biggest Studying Regret

After one of my CPA exam clients sits for a section of the exam, we do a detailed debrief call to hash out how their exam went.  I obviously love to hear how they felt about the exam and gauge their confidence level, but that’s not what I’m really after.  I really...

Three Things that Make or Break Your Leadership

In the last few months, I’ve had the pleasure of coaching several new leaders who have recently been promoted.  Most of them are working in public accounting, but in my experience, the challenges new managers face are consistent regardless of where you work.  So, if...

CPA Exam: The Dreaded 74

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “living paycheck to paycheck”, and if you’re like me in college, you might be living it right now.  The good news is, it’s temporary! In my role as a coach, I have the pleasure of working with people to help them pass the CPA Exam....

Easy Ways to Show LOVE to your Clients

How do you show love to your clients? Many CPAs I talk to have a desire to show more appreciation and service to their clients, but they aren’t sure how, or they’re concerned that they don’t have enough time. Making your clients feel special is the first step to...

Preventing Busy Season Burnout

Burnout is one of the top factors that lead to employee turnover in the accounting profession.  It’s also one of the most common complaints I hear from my clients.  If you’re an accountant reading this, you’re probably in the process of working yourself to the bone...

Owning Your Accounting Career

When a CPA approaches me about coaching, it usually happens for one of two reasons.  First, they’ve either just received a promotion or are on the verge of a promotion and are .  Or, second, they’re struggling and are on the verge of quitting their job and sometimes,...