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Waffle House Commits to Donating Month-Long Profits After Tragedy

When bad things happen within your business, you can’t change the past, but you can choose how you respond. In April of 2018, the Waffle House restaurant chain experienced an unspeakable tragedy at one of its Nashville, TN locations. The incident, involving a gunman, left four people dead and several others injured. No one could […]

Three Steps to Business Success

Do you want to know the secret to business success? You aren’t alone. According to Google Trends, topics related to business success receive upwards of 1.2 million searches per month in the United States alone. But, the fact of the matter is, there is no sure-fire, quick trick to ensure your business will be successful. […]

Over Here! Three Tips for Avoiding Distractions at Work

Every workplace has its fair share of distractions. From phones ringing, to door alarms and chatter, it is easy for anyone to get sidetracked while on the clock. In fact, short bursts of distractions are completely normal. However, too many distractions can begin to impact your productivity, affecting your quality of work. To avoid any […]

This Is Why Amazon Continues to Grow

Would you buy an alarm system from an online bookstore? How about organic produce? If you asked me that 20 years ago, my answer would have been no. But today, I’ll buy just about anything from Amazon. Although Amazon is currently one of the largest internet retailers (for just about anything you can think of) […]

Have a Crush on Someone at Work? Read This Before Making Your Move

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the feeling of love surrounds us, rendering us hopeless romantics, even if for just a moment. When you think about your special someone, who is it that comes to mind? If you are currently in a consensual relationship, planning the day can be exhilarating, from coordinating dinner […]

Be the Aspirin

It’s not always easy to look for the silver lining when you’re faced with challenges at work, but I learned early in my career how placing an importance on positivity can not only affect you, but everyone around you. I was 23 years old and six months into landing one of my first “big-girl-jobs.” One […]

How Do You See Your Coworkers?

How do you view others in your office? Do you see black employees, white employees, etc.? Do you see gender in the workplace? Do you see male employees, female employees, etc.? Throughout my life, I’ve heard some say they don’t see color. They explain how they treat everyone the same; they are colorblind and don’t […]

Board Spotlight: David Costello, CPA

An Interview with David Costello For 17 years, David A. Costello, CPA, served as president and chief executive officer of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). Currently a retiree, Mr. Costello serves on the Management Accounting Advisory Council for Vanderbilt and Lipscomb Universities and as Executive-in-Residence for Lipscomb University. In addition, Mr. […]

Top 3 Books Leaders Should Read in 2018

Author: Dina Barabash, NASBA Content Development and Web Specialist

4 Apps to Keep You and Your Team Motivated in 2018

Author: Ashley Metivier, Activities Coordinator, NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT)