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I Have a Dream

As we celebrate the 244th birthday of the United States of America, I assert that the right to have a dream, like Martin Luther King, Jr. shared in 1963, is a cornerstone on which our great country was built. The immigrants who came here through Ellis Island had a dream, and our military and police [...]

2020-06-29T10:27:23-05:00June 29th, 2020|Diversity & Inclusion, Inspired Ideas Blog|

Inspired Ideas Podcast – Episode 8: Evolving to An Advisory, Difference Making Culture with Aaron Ackerman

Episode 8 of our Inspired Ideas Podcast series features a discussion between Brianna Johnson, ConvergenceCoaching consultant, and Aaron Ackerman, Partner at HoganTaylor, and a graduate of our Transformational Leadership Program™ (TLP). In this episode, Brianna and Aaron explore the original goals and progression of what started as Aaron’s TLP project - weaving business development into [...]

2020-06-18T11:08:45-05:00June 17th, 2020|Inspired Ideas, Inspired Ideas Podcast, Sales|

Let’s Give it a Name: Grief

As I began writing this blog, I was contemplating the feelings of loss, lack of control, uncertainty, fear of illness and a host of other often intense feelings we have been experiencing since this pandemic began. I appreciated a Harvard Business Review article that said what we’re experiencing is grief. It was refreshing to give [...]

2020-09-03T11:07:18-05:00June 4th, 2020|COVID-19, Current Affairs, Inspired Ideas Blog|

Inspired Ideas Podcast: Episode 7 – Becoming a NextGen Rainmaker

In this episode, Brianna Johnson interviews Alisha Jernack, Senior Manager at Mazars USA LLP and graduate of our Transformational Leadership Program™ (TLP)about her personal business development strategy. After TLP, Alisha completed our Rainmaker Development Program® (RDP) and has made business development a regular part of her daily work and professional goals. In this episode, she [...]

2020-06-07T16:16:13-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Inspired Ideas Podcast|

Inspired Ideas Podcast: Episode 6 – Remote Audit Advice from An Early Adopter

In this episode, Renee interviews Justin Hayes, Director at KSM, about his firm’s remote audit approach. This session is a don’t-miss as your firm approaches your audits remotely during this crisis and after the crisis passes, too. KSM had been using remote audits primarily with out-of-town audit engagements at the time we talked and then [...]

2020-06-07T16:21:43-05:00May 13th, 2020|Inspired Ideas Podcast|

May the Fourth be With You

ConvergenceCoaching’s resident #nerd checking in for duty! Last year, I explored leadership lessons I learned as a child from watching Star Trek from the floor of my parents’ bedroom, in my blog  Leadership Lessons from a Trekkie. However, in recognition of May 4th, or what some Star Wars fans call “May the Fourth Be with [...]

2020-05-05T14:39:02-05:00May 4th, 2020|Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership|

Maintaining Your Mojo During This Crisis

Movie character Austin Powers referred to his special energy, which enhanced his influence on others, as “mojo” in the movie trilogy, and it’s the term I use for my inspiration or motivation toward my work.  How do you maintain your mojo – especially as we end the 7th week of the COVID-19 crisis? Many of us [...]

2020-09-03T11:08:12-05:00May 1st, 2020|COVID-19, Inspired Ideas Blog|

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