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President's Message

Be the Best You in 2015

March 15, 2015

By Kelly Wallace

 The start of the new year is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s a time to create goals and reflect on the prior year’s achievements. Even if things didn’t go quite as planned, we get another chance to reboot and get it right in the upcoming year. A few of the areas that I’m focusing on in 2015 are to boost productivity and become more self-disciplined.

Effective time management comes to mind when I think of productivity. Everyone has the same hours in the day, and how we spend that time during the day is critical to living a balanced life, achieving our goals and accomplishing great things in life. Part of the way we can create more time for our personal lives is to become more efficient in our day-to-day jobs. One of the key ways to do this is to develop a lean, six-sigma philosophy by:

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Chapter News

May 18: Accounting Day 2015

Check out the 43rd annual Accounting Day at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center and take advantage of a full day of top quality continuing education for accounting and finance professionals across a variety of industries.

For registration information, go online or contact Jim Colville.

Thank You All for Another Successful Tax & Accounting Institute

It was good to see everyone in November. Once again, the committee picked timely topics and quality speakers. Because of our sponsors, we will once again have proceeds to transfer to our scholarship fund. Please feel free to contact our speakers or sponsors for information and assistance:

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A Clear Resolution! Connect, Grow and Learn in 2015-16

Mark your calendar so you can take advantage of the multiple opportunities provided by the chapter in the new fiscal year! For specific interest groups and discussion groups, contact the chair or co-chair for dates. If you have further questions, e-mail program associate Cindy Holcomb or call (619) 252-2944.

Networking
May 6: Spring Event
July 20: Padres at PETCO Park Event
Aug. 20: ABC Night
Sept. 24: Member Appreciation
Oct. 29: Fall Event at Phil’s BBQ
Jan. 13: ABC Night

Special Events
May 14: Chapter Installation
Nov. 18-20: SD 19th Annual Tax & Accounting Institute
Dec. 9: Holiday Party

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CalCPA News

Star Catcher—CalCPA Service Awards Taking Nominations

The nomination period for CalCPA’s annual service awards is open through March 31. You can download forms to nominate an outstanding member or firm for the:

  • Public Service Award, which is given to a CPA who has been especially active in service to the profession and community.
  • Distinguished Service Award, which is granted either on the basis of long and distinguished service or for some singular act resulting in extraordinary contribution to the profession, CalCPA and/or the community.

The AICPA also recognizes our winners, who automatically become eligible for consideration for the AICPA Public Service Award.

April 24: Women’s Leadership Forum

Whether you’re rising through the ranks or already part of the management team, your leadership skills help you navigate successfully and deliver the excellent results your firm expects. Join with other savvy professional women to learn about your own leadership style, the art of negotiating and influencing, networking, and other practical and useful leadership skills.

Our keynote speaker will be Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, president of Charles Schwab Foundation, and we’ll announce our 2015 Women to Watch Awards recipients during a special luncheon presentation.

Register today. You also can following the discussion on Twitter: #CalCPA_Forum