Next Generation

Feb 15 2024

Harness the Power of Our Newest Generation: Gen Z

2024-02-15T11:59:43-06:00February 15th, 2024|Diversity & Inclusion, HR/Organizational Development, Inspired Ideas Blog, Next Generation|

We have been avid students, learning about the impact that emerging generations have in the workforce. Now, we’re excited to be learning about the newest: Generation Z (Gen Z) born after 1996. Pew Research currently defines Gen Z as being born between 1997-2012, so the oldest is 27 this year. With five generations in the [...]

Nov 15 2023

How I Found My Way to the Accounting Profession

2023-11-16T10:12:18-06:00November 15th, 2023|Inspired Ideas, Inspired Ideas Blog, Next Generation, Personal Development|

When I start a new coaching relationship, I ask my coachees to tell me their story and how they chose a career in accounting. Recently, one of my new coachees asked me why I have spent 23 years working with accountants in public accounting. I don’t have an accounting degree. I’ve never worked in a [...]

Nov 2 2022

Weathering Feelings of Angst

2022-11-02T14:18:10-05:00November 2nd, 2022|Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Next Generation, Personal Development|

There are seasons in our life where feelings of angst or anxiety consume us. Sometimes the cause is obvious and other times we can’t identify a specific reason, we just feel unsettled. Multiple people in my life, including myself, are in this season, so let’s explore ways to manage these feelings. First, we have to [...]

Oct 5 2022

An FAQ for Firing Clients On October 21st

2023-03-30T08:23:32-05:00October 5th, 2022|Governance/Decision Making, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Next Generation, Retention Strategies|

By now, I hope you've heard that we've declared October 21st National Fire Some Clients Day. We truly believe that firing clients is an immediate, emergency measure to make breathing room for both leadership and team members in your firm. Firing clients symbolizes your firm's commitment to right-sizing your capacity going into the Spring busy [...]

Sep 21 2022

Curbing the Cost of Talent Turnover

2022-09-21T08:57:15-05:00September 21st, 2022|Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Next Generation, Retention Strategies|

Call it the Great Resignation or Big Quit … the fact is talent turnover is happening and it is costly. Leaders cannot blame this attrition on economic and demographic conditions alone. Instead, complacency of firm leadership also feeds this costly loss of talent. But you can take steps to minimize the costs and challenges that [...]

Jul 14 2022

Inclusion Isn't Optional

2022-09-16T09:12:49-05:00July 14th, 2022|Diversity & Inclusion, Inspired Ideas Blog, Next Generation|

Last week, we commemorated the 246th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. A document that outlines freedoms and rights of United States citizens. However, a day that is often celebrated with fireworks, festivities, and Americans eating an estimated 150 million hot dogs didn’t feel  very festive to a number of Americans due [...]

Sep 29 2021

Letting Go

2021-09-29T09:23:23-05:00September 29th, 2021|Inspired Ideas Blog, Next Generation, Succession|

This week, my sweet “starter child” Della will marry her high-school sweetheart, Nic, in the church where Brian and I were married nearly 33 years ago. These two “kids” are a perfect match, with complimentary gifts and talents and a powerful commitment to each other. I have every confidence that they can make their union [...]

Nov 13 2020

ConvergenceCoaching®, LLC Leadership Development Program for Seniors and Supervisors™ Kicks Off December 15th

2020-11-13T12:04:09-06:00November 13th, 2020|Leadership, Next Generation, Our Latest News|

The ConvergenceCoaching®, LLC Leadership Development Program for Seniors and Supervisors™ Kicks Off December 15th.  You asked and we listened! We are excited to announce our new public program designed specifically for the senior or supervisor level in your firm. The ConvergenceCoaching®, LLC Leadership Development Program for Seniors and Supervisors™ is an opportunity for seniors and supervisors in accounting and [...]

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