Grow Your Leadership Skills Throughout Your Career
Martin Bissett, founder of The Upward Spiral Partnership, outlines the seven Cs and how embracing them can lead to your ultimate promotion.
Passport to Partnership
When it comes to a diversity strategy, the focus is often on hiring more minority candidates. However, there is another, just as important, flip side of the coin: inclusion.
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a revised corporate enforcement policy of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act that increases the incentives to self-report and emphasizes the importance of effective compliance programs.
In May 2017, an EY team of 10 representing all of the firm’s functional service lines boarded a steamboat in the Peruvian Amazon. This was all part of the Earthwatch Ambassadors program, an effort that demonstrates EY’s commitment to supporting entrepreneurs and minimizing environmental impact.
PICPA President Joe Seibert and I recently completed our swing around the state to present the Professional Issues Update to members. It is always a great way to discuss trends and opportunities in the profession with members. While we titled our update Disruptions, Innovation, and Opportunity, it was words that began with the letter “T” that became the focus of many of our conversations: transformation, technology, and talent.
Chief financial officers (CFOs) are change agents. Today, the CFO makes decisions that extend beyond standard accounting and treasury functions, and they are expected to monitor and manage performance, be strategic thinkers, manage risk, and create value. CFOs should understand that their leadership style may influence their ability to accomplish key objectives.
Starting a new job can be an exciting time for anyone. Depending on the personality, the first few months can be filled with lots of anticipation, relief, excitement, or agitation. And if that new position comes with a need to make changes or improvements, some people will want to jump right in and start “fixing things” before they fully understand the current structure of their new organization.