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Go Beyond Disruption

Release Date: 08/07/2019

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Go Beyond Disruption

"It's very important to get your PATIENTS involved in understanding what good security-stewardship means." (127). In the fourth of our Cybersecurity Advisory series, a panel of experts explores the economic and technological challenges facing the health care industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Host of Baker Tilly is joined by , , and of Eisner Amper. Talking Points. These are just some of the topics discussed in this episode. How the pandemic has impacted on the economics of the healthcare industry and their use of technology. What the long term implications may be....

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" This is a great time to make a list of top-of-mind PEOPLE who you haven't spoken to in a while." (126). Returning guest is a leadership trainer, speaker and author who works with corporate women, primarily in the legal, accounting, technology, and professional services fields. Speaking from Denver, USA, she tells the AICPA's Scott Kellam why it's so important to 'reset' the way we work. They discuss ways to rekindle work productivity and suggest how to stay in touch - and in sync - with colleagues. RESOURCES. Find out more about Julie at Julie will be speaking at a event this November...

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"There are lessons that we ALL can learn from this fairy tale". (125). (CPA, CGMA, CMA, MBA) is a finance professional, author, and an international leadership and management trainer who brings a unique perspective to our conversation. We discuss what the keys to leadership are, and how we can find them by using the story of  The Wizard of Oz. RESOURCES. Find out more about Lynn Fountain on her website at .  Read her blog post "" Rediscover the story of Get free pandemic-related guidance from our coronavirus online resource centres for the global and communities. SHARE WITH...

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"Getting newer and younger existing staff...ENGAGED ...is never more important than it is today." (124). CPA.com's Steve Menges returns to conclude our two-part exploration of how CPA practices can virtualise their operations.  He shares practical examples to help others choose their own paths to business-virtualisation. OUR GUEST Steven Menges is a CPA.com strategic advisor supporting the product team for audit and assurance (A&A) Cloud-based solutions. He is a tech evangelist and a business-growth expert who also leads the AICPA's "Modernising Your Practice" initiative. Connect...

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"We're seeing more stories now where information is being compromised - when it should NOT be - in this new work from home environment." (123). In the third episode of our monthly Cybersecurity Advisory series, host , CPA, CITP, CGMA is joined by  of Rubin Brown LLP and of Wipfli LLP.  In an ever-changing data environment, they explore the shift in focus for Boards of Directors (BoDs) to business continuity, security and risk management.  Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free guidance and resources to implement in your own...

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"A lot of fast-growing large tech companies want to ELEVATE their accounting teams...through automation." (122). We talk bots and RPA with Gappify, an accounting-automation startup based in San Francisco. Kyle Hannan (, London) is joined from New York by Gappify CEO and founder and Sales VP .  RESOURCES. Find out more about Watch this about the use of robotic process automation in auditing.  Read about the impact of bots in these articles from and There's pandemic-related guidance on the AICPA coronavirus resource centre at nd also the CIMA coronavirus resource centre at ...

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"In 2020, change in key areas is NO longer optional." (121). The first in a two-part exploration of how CPA practices can virtualise their operations. CPA.com's Steve Menges outlines the steps that firms can take right now to holistically digitise services, drive efficient high-quality work, and bring even more value to clients.  OUR GUEST Steven Menges is a CPA.com strategic advisor supporting the product team for audit and assurance (A&A) Cloud-based solutions. He is a tech evangelist and a business-growth expert who also leads the AICPA's "Modernizing Your Practice" initiative....

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"It's a situation that's been exponentially exposing us... at THIS time." (119). In the second of our new monthly Cybersecurity Advisory series, host of EisnerAmper LLP is joined by of RSM, and of Rubin Brown LLP. They discuss data security and resilience, risk, and regulatory compliance in a changing data environment. These monthly advisories explore key technology challenges as businesses consider how to implement a seamless environment that supports work from home or in the office. RESOURCES. Find technology and cybersecurity resources at Discover more cybersecurity resources...

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"Really good CFOs are able to COMMUNICATE, with people who are not financial experts" (118). What does it take to be a CFO? How do you get that type of role? What does it mean to work at Board level? And how do you make the right kind of impact once you get there? Chicago-based Eileen Kamerick is a Board member of several listed companies as well as a trusted confidante to CEOs and Directors in Advisory and CFO roles. She shares some exclusive insights into her forthcoming at ENGAGE 2020.   OUR GUEST Eileen Kamerick is a Fellow of the US National Association of Corporate Directors...

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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.

 

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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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