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Unleash Your Peak Performance. Managing Energy with Sarah Elliott of Intend2Lead

Go Beyond Disruption

Release Date: 08/07/2019

Human Intelligence. Simplifying Complex Problems with Cheryl Mobley of Recalibrate. show art Human Intelligence. Simplifying Complex Problems with Cheryl Mobley of Recalibrate.

Go Beyond Disruption

That mindset that says 'One right answer'? You have to pull back and re-examine your assumptions: there IS more than one right answer. (#94). Think your problems are too big to solve? Think again! Recalibrate CEO Cheryl Mobley impressed us so much with her presentation at a past ENGAGE conference that we had to sit down with her one-to-one to talk Human Intelligence, career future-proofing and about how the phone in your pocket could help unleash your creative problem-solving skills.   TALKING POINTS: What does it take to become a better problem-solver in an increasingly more complex...

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How Sports Analytics Could Improve Your Business. With Dr. Jason Imbrogno and Dr. David Bergman. show art How Sports Analytics Could Improve Your Business. With Dr. Jason Imbrogno and Dr. David Bergman.

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The strategies that we employ in daily fantasy sports...are especially useful OUTSIDE of sports analytics". (#93) This week's conversation is all about data analytics from an unusual perspective: our guests reveal what the sports betting industry can tell us about getting data, using data, and asking it the right questions. How it can help predict what'll happen next, and why it means a rethink of the conventional risk/reward balance. University Business and Economics Professors Dr. David Bergman and Dr. Jason Imbrogno also discuss the potential opportunities for accounting and finance...

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Digital Assets. What Your Practice Needs to Know. show art Digital Assets. What Your Practice Needs to Know.

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Overconfidence...is a real risk and it's important to consider up front if we have the skill set to be able to audit in this space. (#92) Di Krupica, Lead Manager in the Emerging Assurance Technology area (AICPA & CIMA, North Carolina) talks to Matt Schell (Crowe) and Amy Steele (Deloitte) about recommended guidance for accounting for and auditing Digital Assets.  A little over a year ago, the Digital Assets Working Group was created by the American Institute of CPAs to develop accounting and auditing guidance on digital assets. After months of work with subject matter experts from...

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Happy Holidays! A Short Festive 'Thank You'. show art Happy Holidays! A Short Festive 'Thank You'.

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Thank you for doing one of the most important jobs in the world. (#91) A special, short festive episode of the Go Beyond Disruption podcast, the final show for this year. To mark the end of 2019, AICPA & CIMA's video team made a short "Thank You" video for members worldwide. We've now used the audio for this end-of-year episode, which ends with a message from AICPA & CIMA President and CEO Barry Melancon. You'll also hear the voices of our colleagues from around the world, along with a final 'Happy Holidays' featuring many members of our Senior Leadership Team, the AICPA Chair and...

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Remote CFOs. Becoming a virtual leader with Robin Thieme of KBS CFO. show art Remote CFOs. Becoming a virtual leader with Robin Thieme of KBS CFO.

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There's a lot of...how we manage people that needs to change, as well as what our workforce expects. (#90). Robin Thieme is CEO and Founder of KBS CFO and known by her online handle as the "futurereadycpa". An AICPA speaker and CPE author focusing on the workplace of tomorrow, she talks about how to deliver effective leadership of remote teams - and how to understand this new reality if your own practice is dealing with client questions about the future of work.   GIVE FEEDBACK. How did you discover our podcast, where do you listen, and what would you like to hear more of? Finance pro...

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Creativity Is Your Business Innovation Engine. With Natalie Nixon of Figure 8 Thinking. show art Creativity Is Your Business Innovation Engine. With Natalie Nixon of Figure 8 Thinking.

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"I define creativity as the ability to toggle between wonder and rigour - and ultimately to create novel value." (#89) In this Human Intelligence-focused episode, Natalie Nixon, Creativity Strategist & President of Figure 8 Thinking, LLC, talks about Design-Thinking, Strategy and Change-Management. Using her "3i Creativity Framework" she outlines competing narratives for the new world ahead, and explains why creativity should be a core competency for the future of work.     GIVE FEEDBACK. How did you discover our podcast, where do you listen, and what would you like to...

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Modernising Your CPA Practice. Globally-Relevant Best Practices From Inside the US Accounting Profession. show art Modernising Your CPA Practice. Globally-Relevant Best Practices From Inside the US Accounting Profession.

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(#88). Steven A. Menges (AICPA & CIMA, CPA.com New York) presents this special compilation of interviews from CPA.com's new "Modernising Your Practice" audio and content series. There's plenty of international relevance in this in-depth collection of best practices from the US accounting profession. Ellen Goria, (Associate Director – Global Professional Ethics at the AICPA’s Professional Ethics Division) discusses the hot topic of firms offering technology services in addition to audit and other assurance services. Plus, Stan Sterna, JD from Aon and Sarah Ference from CNA discuss...

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"RPA. Beyond The Bot" with Neeti Shukla of Automation Anywhere

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"Now we've enabled literally every human ... to automate any process... to allow them and their company to thrive even more than before". (#87). Automation Anywhere co-founder Neeti Shukla talks to AICPA & CIMA's Kyle Hannan about the state of RPA today. She outlines how a Digital Workforce Platform helps people to improve the quality of lives by bringing automation into their working lives, rather than by replacing them. Neeti also discusses the concept of "Everyday Automation" and what it means for the future of work. WE DISCUSS. New understandings of RPA. How process automation can...

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Get Competitive Advantage. Building Emotional Wealth with Jackie Fitzgerald. show art Get Competitive Advantage. Building Emotional Wealth with Jackie Fitzgerald.

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"If you have those emotional competencies - then you are far more likely to have great competitive advantage and be successful". (#86) Leadership coach Jackie Fitzgerald talks to AICPA & CIMA's Peter Simons about the most vital quality of ‘adaptability’. When businesses need to be Agile for the digital age, personal adaptability is a great place to start. She shares what "emotional capital" is, why it's important, and how it can boost personal career development as well as business prospects   OUR GUEST. Jackie Fitzgerald has spent the last 9 years coaching hundreds of clients...

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International Accounting Day. Why I Became An Accountant show art International Accounting Day. Why I Became An Accountant

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"What's the connection between the Roman Empire, the Oscars, bubble gum and The Bible?" (#85). A special, bite-sized episode looking back at why November 10th is International Accounting Day.    WE DISCUSS: * Why is this date so important? * How did the profession develop since ancient times to what it is today?  * Who was Luca Pacioli and why is he often called 'The Father of Accounting"?   RESOURCES * Read about Pacioli's work on Wikipedia. * Discover Dr. Martin Farrar's brief history of accounting. * Watch the videos on our special "Why I Became An Accountant" page....

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"Put yourself first. It's not selfish. It's the best thing you can do as a LEADER".

GBD70 After our guest's powerful presentation at AICPA ENGAGE 2019 in Las Vegas, we knew we had to share her passion and perspective here on the podcast. Texas-based Sarah Elliott is an influential CPA and business owner who has her heart set on giving other CPAs and women business owners in her region "permission to play". She talks about how we should do more than just manage our time: we should start managing our ENERGY. It's time for a new approach, rediscovering the fun, and using practical steps to put ourselves first, fight burnout and maximise impact.

 

GIVE FEEDBACK.

How did you discover our podcast, where do you listen, and what would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we'd love to know what you think. Email us here.

  

WE DISCUSS:

* Why our guest brought tears to the eyes of many accountants - in a good way.

* How to recognise the difference between stress and burnout, and what to do about them both.

* What's love got to do with it, anyway?

* A 4-step plan to reduce stress and maximise performance.

 

TAKE IT FURTHER:

* Our "Coaching versus Mentoring" online self-study course, explains the difference between the two so you can improve your own - and your organisation's - performance. (Fees may apply).

* Our "Planning for Self Care" seminar focuses on how managers, leaders, and business owners can align optimum performance with employee health and wellbeing.(Fees may apply).

* The Heart-Math Institute has free stress-busting resources

* Harvard Business Review "Making of a Corporate Athlete"

* Hal Elrod's book "The Miracle Morning".

 

OUR GUEST

The co-founder of Intend2Lead and founder of the Ellivate Alliance, Sarah Elliott. An author, speaker and instructor on coaching and leadership development and an advocate for women leaders, Austin (Texas)-based Sarah actively serves women in her local community and the wider CPA profession. Recognised almost every year for the last 3 or 4 years by AICPA and AICPA Practice Advisor as one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting, she also received the American Woman’s Society of CPAs President’s Award. Connect with her on LinkedIn

 

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