Business as usual doesn’t exist anymore. Our world is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous — VUCA, in other words. Throw in the face that up to 70 percent of our workforce is unengaged and most of us are left scrambling for answers. How do we succeed in a world as complex as this?
Professionals who aspire to be more effective leaders through collaboration.
- Recognize the value of team collaboration and engagement
- Develop a collaborative skillset
- Identify the top five trends and issues facing business and accounting
- Recognize why facilitation skills are critical for leaders
- Identify how leadership is changing
- The Lookout Post: Presentation of the major trends and issues facing business and accounting
- Why Collaboration: Presentation of why collaboration and facilitation are critical new skills for leaders
- Exercise: How is leadership changing?
- Exercise: What are the top issues/trends that we must address now
- Wrap-up and next steps
Management experience and understanding the value of collaboration and relationship management.
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Bill Sheridan, CAE
Chief Communications Officer
Maryland Association of CPAs
Bill Sheridan, CAE, is a knowledge hunter, content curator, lifelong learner, and the Maryland Association of CPAs’ chief communications officer, editor, and resident social media cheerleader. He is the creator and co-author of the association’s acclaimed blog, CPA Success. Mr. Sheridan also writes and produces the MACPA’s podcast, CPA Spotlight, and manages the association’s numerous social networks. All of that socializing is paying off. CPA Success has appeared on numerous “top accounting blogs” lists, and Mr. Sheridan’s Klout score has earned him the No. 2 spot on SavvySME’s list of the top accounting influencers in the world. Mr. Sheridan speaks regularly to CPAs and association groups on the strategic uses of social media and the future of communication, collaboration and education. He has presented at the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s 2011 CPE Conference and its 2011 International Conference; the AICPA’s inaugural Digital CPA Conference in 2012; and the first-ever CCH Small Firms Conference, also in 2012. He delivers frequent presentations on behalf of the Business Learning Institute and is a certified Insights to Action facilitator. A journalist by trade, Mr. Sheridan oversees the MACPA’s online and print content. His articles about the MACPA and the CPA profession have appeared in the Journal of Accountancy, Associations Now and SmartCEO. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 2010, he earned the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society of Association Executives.