Mar 26 2020

Webinar - Remote Work: Today’s Answer to Staying Healthy and Serving Clients Amidst COVID-19

2020-03-17T14:52:15-05:00March 26th, 2020|, , , , |

Thursday, March 26th, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CT: With concerns over COVID-19 and the flu, there’s a heightened focus on staying healthy and reducing the spread of germs.  There has never been a more appropriate time to fully embrace and utilize remote work options than today. Firms know that flexibility and remote work is [...]

Mar 18 2020

The Rush to Remote

2020-09-03T11:13:43-05:00March 18th, 2020|Communication, COVID-19, Inspired Ideas, Inspired Ideas Blog, Remote Work / ATAWW, Web/Tech|

With the current COVID-19 crisis brewing and firms being encouraged to implement social distancing, organizations around the country are scrambling to shift their employees to work remotely. Your firm may not feel fully ready, but regardless, you may have to also take this step. Your building management may force you to close your office, or [...]

Mar 4 2020

Inspired Ideas Podcast: Episode 4 - Making Remote Work

2020-06-07T16:43:04-05:00March 4th, 2020|HR/Organizational Development, Inspired Ideas Blog, Inspired Ideas Podcast, Next Generation, Remote Work / ATAWW, Retention Strategies|

In this Inspired Ideas episode, Tamera Loerzel and Renee Moelders deepen their conversation from the Flex and Remote Work episode and explore flexing further with remote work. Renee and Tamera dive deeper into the details of how to make virtual programs work in your firm and how doing so can make us better managers and [...]

Feb 6 2020

Inspired Ideas Podcast: Episode 3 - Flex & Remote Work: The Train Has Left the Station!

2020-06-07T16:46:04-05:00February 6th, 2020|Inspired Ideas Podcast, Next Generation, Remote Work / ATAWW|

During our first Inspired Ideas podcast, Jennifer Wilson and Tamera Loerzel discussed The Change Imperative.  One of the client and talent-driven changes is the move to Anytime, Anywhere Work™ (ATAWW). In our fourth survey of the ATAWW work practices of nearly 200 accounting and consulting firms, 99% say that they have Anywhere work and 96% say they have Anytime work. [...]

Sep 20 2019

Debunking Myths About Remote Work - Training Will Work

2021-08-30T10:53:57-05:00September 20th, 2019|Inspired Ideas, Remote Work / ATAWW|

“We can’t hire a remote employee because of XYZ (insert your concern here).” We’ve heard every objection possible to keep firms from hiring their first remote employee, expanding access to remote work options, or keeping a valued employee who moves away by providing them a remote work role. At the same time, employees crave more [...]

Mar 14 2019

The Key To ATAWW™ Success – Communication!

2019-11-01T17:02:37-05:00March 14th, 2019|Communication, Inspired Ideas, Leadership, Remote Work / ATAWW|

Communication is a central theme in our work with leaders at all levels. Whether it’s communicating to help team members adopt change, sharing your firm’s vision and how each element contributes to achieving that vision, following up on feedback from an employee engagement survey, or delivering feedback, communication is key to building a high-performing firm. [...]

Apr 27 2018

Five Flex Forward Insights

2018-04-27T09:14:06-05:00April 27th, 2018|Current Affairs, HR/Organizational Development, Remote Work / ATAWW, Retention Strategies|

This week, we launched our ConvergenceCoaching® 2018 Anytime, Anywhere Work™ Survey, where we gather input from public accounting firms about their adoption of flexible work practices. We’re huge proponents of these programs because we have been operating in a 100% flexible and virtual environment for the last 18 years and have experienced first-hand the benefits [...]

May 24 2017

Maintaining Rapport and Trust In a Virtual World

2017-05-24T13:14:47-05:00May 24th, 2017|Client Retention, Communication, Personal Development, Remote Work / ATAWW|

“The foundation of the client relationship is in jeopardy.” “How can I build rapport with someone if I’m never face-to-face with them?” “I need to shake someone’s hand to feel related to them.” When we talk about moving toward a more remote service and staffing model and embracing Anytime, Anywhere Work™, we often hear objections [...]

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