This includes sessions from the conference: Women's Global Leadership Summit 2019
Women are increasingly taking the helm of finance organizations leading disruption in their industries. Hear from women finance leaders who are investing in digital technologies and data-savvy talent to create highly-efficient, effective finance functions able to lead their companies with confidence into the digital future.Speaker(s):
As CPAs, Sarah and Lauren personally witnessed and experienced the harsh realities of burnout on the body, mind and heart. Burnout isn’t a one-off; it is interwoven in the tapestry of hard-working, 24/7, revenue-generating, passionate individuals and organizations that want to excel.
There’s a lot of chatter about the lack of women in leadership positions, and while boards are taking notice and implementing “band-aid solutions”, we’re still not addressing the root cause of the problem: sustaining positive mental health and well-being. Burnout ranks as the highest concern for companies when it comes to issues facing employees and we’re not trending towards a solution; we’re running towards the problem, especially for us CPAs. It’s time for an action plan that gets to the heart of the matter.
In this session, we’ll discuss how you can pursue a career filled with meaning and fulfillment. We’ll share successful stress management techniques and help you define clear next steps. You'll walk away from this session feeling inspired and ready to take back the reins of your life.
Whether we realize it or not, we are constantly both giving and receiving feedback. We know that feedback is essential to our personal development, but we so often dread and even dismiss it. Feedback can be ill timed, unfair and downright mean, but that doesn’t have to dictate our ability to use it for our own growth. Using lessons from the best-selling book, “Thanks for the Feedback” by Douglas Stone and Shelia Heen, learn the three types of feedback, the barriers to receiving feedback well and how you can create a feedback culture at your organization.Speaker(s):
What is standing in the way of creating the career and life you’re aiming for? Research has found there’s a common thread for men and women as they move through their career, particularly as they head into their late twenties and beyond. Confidence impacts many aspects of our careers and lives including our ability to:
But what is confidence? How does a lack of confidence play out in the workplace and what can you do to start to better understand your internal sources of confidence?
Research continually confirms that many young professionals blame confidence as the reason they are not achieving their goals in career and life and it's time to do something about it. This 75-minute session will explore both the external and internal dimensions of confidence and share strategies to proactively and sustainably connect with your core confidence to enhance performance both personally and professionally.
Attend this session to listen to expert insight into financial challenges impacting women including student loan debt, retirement, insurance concerns, etc. Explore the different coverage elections between AICPA insured males and females and understand Financial Wellness and why it matters through an interactive experience.Speaker(s):
Should your last meeting have been an email instead? Are you burnt out because you’re getting called to too many meetings during the day, which means that you have to do your regular work at night? These are just a few of the ‘truth bombs’ you’ll discover in ‘The Truth About Meetings (and how to fix them…).’
During this honest and practical presentation Gord ‘tells it like it is’ about why so many of our meetings are so bad. But not only does he say the things out loud that you’ve been dying to say, he also offers practical solutions that will help you turn your meetings into a competitive advantage.
So if you’re ready to get inspired by the guy who has run or participated in more than 2000 meetings, then this presentation is for you.
Successful and sustainable firms are built with great clients, great people and financial success. This session will highlight the economics of public accounting firms by analyzing the key performance indicators of traditional firms and emerging concepts of new-age firms.Speaker(s):
People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. For many, it’s a chance to connect with future leaders and organizations that inspire them.
Today’s panelist’s will share their stories of getting started, finding the perfect match and how volunteering can positively impact your personal and professional life. Come away with personal strategies that you can begin to implement right away.
This session will explore the approach panelists used to engage male leaders, make the business case and navigate challenges in successfully implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives in their organizations.Speaker(s):
Natalia Ameine of Crypto Chicks and Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance will breakdown blockchain and cryptoasset management for the finance & accounting role. This session is focused on removing fear of the unknown while encouraging you to take a more active lead in the area of blockchain technologies.Speaker(s):