Inspired Ideas Blog

Jun 12 2024

Answering the 4 Most Common Client Transition Questions

2024-06-12T14:18:22-05:00June 12th, 2024|Governance/Decision Making, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership|

Accounting firms across the country are preparing in earnest for the retirement of thousands of talented Boomers. Many elements of succession need attention, but client transition is one area that seems to cause a lot of angst and generate a number of questions. Following are the answers to the four most common client transition questions [...]

May 22 2024

Monkey Mind: Taming the Chatter

2024-05-22T13:03:56-05:00May 22nd, 2024|Inspired Ideas Blog, Personal Development|

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we are reposting this blog to help you recognize when “monkey mind” may be hijacking you and provide strategies to quiet the monkeys. Practicing these strategies will lead you to a more peaceful, productive self. Enjoy! Have you ever searched everywhere for your glasses and found [...]

May 15 2024

Don't Be Afraid! It's Time to Give ChatGPT a Try

2024-05-15T12:32:26-05:00May 15th, 2024|Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Next Generation, Web/Tech|

There are some technologies that emerge and change the way we work and live forever. Take the iPhone for example. The major components of this invention already existed (cell phones, Wi-Fi, mobile access to email). But Apple combined these features into such a user friendly and compelling product that today we hardly remember how we [...]

May 1 2024

The Quest for Change

2024-05-01T09:59:49-05:00May 1st, 2024|Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership|

Grab your popcorn! Because this May the Fourth Be With You we are inviting laughter in and talking Galaxy Quest! First, if you are unfamiliar with Galaxy Quest (gasp!) please, stop now and watch the 2-minute imdb trailer. If you want bonus points, schedule 2 hours to watch the movie this coming weekend. Even if [...]

Apr 3 2024

Trust AND Verify: The Leadership Difference that Transcends Micromanagement

2024-04-03T13:51:07-05:00April 3rd, 2024|Communication, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership|

When managing a team, striking the delicate balance between effective oversight and stifling control can be the difference between leading a thriving team and driving them to frustration. I think it’s safe to say we all want projects to be smoothly and successfully executed. As a people or project manager, you likely feel pressure to [...]

Mar 28 2024

Tell Your Story

2024-03-28T14:48:13-05:00March 28th, 2024|Diversity & Inclusion, HR/Organizational Development, Inspired Ideas Blog, Next Generation, Recruiting, Retention Strategies|

I knew very little about the accounting profession or CPAs before joining the ConvergenceCoaching® team and I didn’t even know that my family had a history with the profession. Me, the family member who researches the family tree! Sure, I knew my grandma was “good at numbers” and my grandpa worked “in accounting” for Northern [...]

Mar 20 2024

Honoring Women's History Month: Continue to Close the Gender Gap

2024-03-20T08:05:55-05:00March 20th, 2024|Diversity & Inclusion, Equity, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Next Generation|

"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." - Shirley Chisholm, U.S. Congresswoman We celebrate Women’s History Month in March to acknowledge all the achievements and contributions of women past and present. It is especially important to recognize the role of women in accounting and identify ways to capitalize [...]

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