Issue 4. Business Brief—Recap of Accounting, Finance Trends & Leadership Advice

Spring has officially sprung, in spite of some pretty unusual weather patterns across the country. But we still love it when spring is in the air, don’t we? Spring is a time for renewed growth, fresh possibilities, a new baseball season…it’s just a great reason to feel good!

Here are some recent “feel good” business articles that might just put a little extra spring in your step.

  • In accounting news, the Journal of Accountancy provides detailed steps for how to start and run a mentorship program.
  • Big data is giving the big leagues a boost this season - team managers are testing new technology that gives in-depth stats on baseball players for analyzing and improving their performance.
  • There’s power in compassion – read more about the advantages of a compassionate business model on
  • J.D. Power shares his leadership advice and writes about the ten lessons he has learned in business , from empathy to empowerment.

For a little springtime education, click here to read up on some debunked myths about the spring equinox. For example, if you thought it was easier to balance an egg on its end during the first day of spring (something about the earth’s axis?), your thinking might just be a bit scrambled.

Enjoy a little spring fever this weekend!