Providing and Accepting Constructive Feedback with a Mature Mindset

By |2021-01-29T21:33:48-06:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Better Guidance, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Positive Focus, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions, Values|

Have you ever had constructive feedback for a co-worker, but were afraid it might hurt that person’s feelings? Have you ever received criticism from a supervisor or co-worker that upset you? Chances are that we’ve all encountered these two situations. Why is it so difficult to offer or accept constructive criticism? The answer is simple. If [...]

Networking for New Accountants: Lose the Stress

By |2021-01-04T15:33:10-06:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: Accounting, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Positive Focus, Smarter Decisions, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Public speaking can be an extremely stressful event at any stage of your career. Not to say that a green accountant fresh out of college has it any worse, but they may lack a few of the key factors that can make it just a little easier. For example, new accountants lack the knowledge, experience, and [...]

Your Success Strategy: Transitioning from a Student to a Professional

By |2021-01-18T20:01:47-06:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Better Guidance, Business, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Positive Focus, Professional Etiquette, Smarter Decisions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you are like me, as a student, you dreamed of the day where you were a working professional instead of a poor college student trying to balance homework, friends, and a job. However, when graduation day arrives, many students tend to feel more anxious about the future than prepared. A 2018 survey found that only 4 [...]

Professionalism: Bowties & High Heels NOT Required!

By |2021-01-17T19:48:54-06:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Business, Communication, Growth, Leadership, Professional Etiquette|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An entrepreneur/businessperson is a person who sets up a business or businesses. The term "businessperson" may refer to a founder, owner, or majority shareholder of a commercial enterprise, or it can characterize a high-level executive who does the everyday running and management of a company even if that executive is not the owner. -  From Wikipedia, [...]

A Millennial’s Guide to Improve Your Client Relations by Improving Your Interactions

By |2021-01-05T09:15:23-06:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Business, Communication, Consulting, Leadership, Professional Etiquette|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a professional in the accounting field, I have many client interactions.  As a millennial, I know some interactions can feel overwhelming.  I’m here to tell you there is hope! Because each client is different and as different communication preferences, I’m going to share a variety of options available to you to improve your client relations [...]

The Secret to Great Leadership

By |2020-12-30T15:42:18-06:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Communication, Consulting, Leadership, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you think of a leader, what image comes to mind? A strong, confident person who can inspire others or someone willing to lead others through adversity to achieve a common goal? There are many great models of leadership throughout history, but did you ever wonder how they became such great leaders? It really comes down [...]

When to hire a Controller or CFO

By |2021-01-17T19:49:45-06:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business, Communication, Consulting, Growth, Leadership, Tax, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a small business grows from a single person sole proprietorship to a multi-national corporation, the needs of the company will grow and change.  In the beginning of the company’s life cycle, growth is driven by the vision and talent of a small group of people, either the owner or an inner circle of similar-minded individuals.  [...]

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