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Ignite Blog

A blog for and by a community of accounting and finance professionals.

Spotlighting possibilities that spark future-ready success amidst a constantly evolving profession.

Contribute to our community by writing a blog to share how you are using emerging technologies or tackling a challenge.

INSPIRE Business Camp: A Prime Example of the Accounting Ecosystem

November 5, 2021

The Kansas Society of CPAs INSPIRE Business Camp was a day of opportunity and community building. The camp may seem like a fun day off from school to explore a career path, but it is so much more. The camp lays the groundwork for potential future accountants while showcasing the relevance of a robust accounting ecosystem.
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8 Takeaways From My Summer Internship

October 1, 2021

A KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Norm Hope Ph.D., CPA | Associate Professor of Business | McPherson College | Re-experiencing a summer internship offers meaningful insight for both accounting college students and accounting professionals.
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Introducing the Lead to the Future (L2F) Class of 2021-2022

September 9, 2021

Last week, we welcomed the 2021-2022 class of KSCPA's Lead to the Future (L2F) Program! We applaud the participants for choosing to take this giant step forward to enhance their leadership journey! We also celebrate the organizations that believe in this program and support their team leaders in their career development, significantly impacting the future of accounting in Kansas.
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It’s a Whole New World, and KSCPA is Ready, Are You?

August 30, 2021

Exploring where we have been, where we plan to go...
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5 Simple Tech Tools to Increase Effectiveness and Efficiency

July 23, 2021

A KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Anthony Mongeluzo, CEO of PCS
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GASB | Accounting Changes and Error Corrections

June 11, 2021

A KSCPA Ignite Blog (Vlog) by: Melisa Galasso, CPA, CSP, CPTD
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Keeping Kansas CPAs on Solid Ground

May 28, 2021

A KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Aron Dunn, CPA, CCIFP and Chad Allen, CPA, CITP
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April 9, 2021

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Christina Ricke, CPA, CGMA, Principal | K-Coe Isom | Chair of the Kansas Society of CPAs Board of Directors
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CPA Evolution Update

March 26, 2021

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Carl R. Mayes, Jr., CPA, AICPA Associate Director | CPA Quality & Evolution
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Technology Strategies to Become Truly Remote-Ready

February 24, 2021

A KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Jennifer Wilson and Renee Moelders, ConvergenceCoaching, LLC
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Contact Your Legislator by January 30th

January 22, 2021

A KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Natasha Schamberger, CPA, KSCPA | CEO & President
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Reflections and Connections

December 23, 2020

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Want to Adopt a Growth Mindset? Here's How.

November 20, 2020

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Insights on Work at Home

October 30, 2020

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Mid-Year Tax Planning Tips

September 17, 2020

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Lead Your Home Team Through Virtual School

August 27, 2020

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KSCPA Board of Directors Strategic Priorities Recap

August 25, 2020

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COVID-19 Highlights Advances in Online Learning Opportunities

July 30, 2020

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A Better Approach to Our Relationship with Tech

May 29, 2020

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Advocacy Efforts Show Love for CPAs

February 14, 2020

An Ignite Blog by Natasha Schamberger, CPA
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Go Beyond the Tax Return

January 31, 2020

An Ignite Blog by Lindsey Curley, CPA, CGMA
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Process Development - Fundamentally Firm Changing

December 20, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog By: Melody Feniks, CPA, CGMA
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Winter is Coming and So is a New Decade

December 6, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Damon Ward, CPA, CGMA | Director of Tax, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
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Technology is Driving the Future of Tax: Is your foot on the gas or are you just along for the ride?

November 22, 2019

An Ignite Blog By: Susan Day, CPA, CGMA | Principal, Adams Brown Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB)
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How CPAs Can Protect Client Data with Third-Party Vendors

November 15, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Dustin Hall | Director, CPACharge
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Playbook Strategies for Business Relationship Development

October 25, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Mark Lacy, CPA | Lead Client Service Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP
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Connecting With Your Team: The Secret Sauce

September 20, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Robyn Seglem, CPA, CGMA | Director of Accounting, LK Architecture, Inc.
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Voices Heard: Small Firm Forum

September 6, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Carl Peterson, CPA, CGMA | VP – Small Firm Interests – Public Accounting, AICPA
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You Had Me At Hello…

August 23, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Gerrie Meyer, Director of Employee Development, Adams Brown Beran & Ball, Chtd. | Featuring recruiting tips for employers and students.
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Embracing Innovation Has Definite Advantages

August 16, 2019

KSCPA Ignite blog by: Donna Funk, CPA | Principal at K•Coe Isom
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Turning Legacy into Change - Supercharging Our Young Leaders for the Future

June 21, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Jessica Dwyer, CPA | Manager, K•Coe Isom
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Leader, Slow Down to Go Faster

May 3, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Jon Lokhorst, CPA, ACC | Executive Leadership Coach, Lokhorst Consulting LLC
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Generation Z Talent Seeks Empowering Work Culture

April 19, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog Featuring Professors' Insights and Gen Z Insights
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Students’ Outlook on Accounting Careers

February 15, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog Featuring Priyanka Kapur and Colby Woods
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The New Accountant – The Business Athlete

February 1, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Richard Dinkel, CPA | VP, Controller and Chief Risk Officer, Koch Industries, Inc.
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"I Wish I Was 30 Years Younger!"

January 18, 2019

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Jay D. Langley, CPA, CGMA
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Adding Wind to Your Sails: A Three-Legged Model for Advisory Services

December 21, 2018

KSCPA Ignite Blog Featuring Swindoll Janzen Hawk & Loyd, LLC
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A Collective Effort: Building Future Women Leaders

December 14, 2018

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Amber K. Goering, CPA, CGMA
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Breaking Free of the Past

November 2, 2018

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Garrett Wagner, CPA.CITP
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The World Series of Succession Planning - Team Strategy for Solo Practitioners and Sole Proprietors

October 26, 2018

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Bill Reeb, CPA, CITP, CGMA Chief Executive Officer, Succession Institute, LLC
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The World Series of Succession Planning - Team Strategy for Multi-Owner Firms

October 26, 2018

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Bill Reeb, CPA, CITP, CGMA
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Bridge to the Future

July 13, 2018

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Chad Allen, CPA.CITP, Partner at Hutchins & Haake, LLC
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Ignite Your Summer!

June 1, 2018

KSCPA Ignite Blog by: Natasha Schamberger, CPA, KSCPA CEO & President
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