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Apr 30 2014

Go Deeper in Your Relationships – Starting Now

2014-04-30T13:48:45-05:00April 30th, 2014|Leadership, Personal Development|

At the beginning of March, I attended the memorial service for Dave Morgan. I’ve know Dave for more than 10 years. I knew that he played college football at the University of Kansas. I knew that he was a math teacher at Cedarburg High School. I knew that he had a wonderful wife named Heidi [...]

Apr 23 2014

Marketing Versus Selling Versus Business Development

2014-04-23T12:55:57-05:00April 23rd, 2014|Marketing, Sales|

In public accounting, we often use “mixed” terms when describing marketing and selling activities and now the combination of marketing and sales activities is referred to as “business development.” The challenge is that these terms are used interchangeably; often causing confusion and disappointment because they are not defined properly. This causes firm leaders – and [...]

Apr 16 2014

Leadership Spotlight: Janine Zirrith, AAAPM, Firm Administrator

2019-10-29T10:56:10-05:00April 16th, 2014|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

As Firm Administrator of Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C., Janine manages the day-to-day operations of the firm. In doing so, Janine is committed to maintaining the firm's culture and supporting team members at all levels. Janine’s duties are varied, including implementing the decisions made by the firm's management, coordinating the responsibilities and activities of the accounting [...]

Apr 9 2014

Capture Your Meetings with Recaps

2014-04-09T14:56:27-05:00April 9th, 2014|Communication, Leadership|

Imagine this scenario. You hold a meeting to plan the next 3 months of an important project. You hash out some great discussion, make decisions on important factors and divvy up tasks and responsibilities to various people on the team. One week later, your team is scrambling to meet a particular deadline for the project [...]

Apr 4 2014

Spring Is Here: Start Fresh

2014-04-04T07:04:42-05:00April 4th, 2014|Leadership, Personal Development|

“I want every day to be a fresh start on expanding what is possible.” ― Oprah Winfrey Spring is here, although admittedly, the weather in Nebraska doesn’t much feel like it. Even so, this is the time of year when we begin to think of cleaning up our yards, flower beds, sweeping out our garages, [...]

Mar 19 2014

Are You Bucket Dipping Or Filling?

2014-03-19T14:54:31-05:00March 19th, 2014|Leadership, Personal Development|

I just recently read a great book to my first grade son, How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer, based on the original How Full Is Your Bucket? The story centers on a simple metaphor that each of us has a dipper and a bucket and how even the [...]

Mar 12 2014

Leadership Spotlight: Raleigh Cutrer, CPA/PFS/ABV

2019-10-29T10:56:24-05:00March 12th, 2014|Leadership|

Raleigh is a long-time friend and client of ConvergenceCoaching and he loves his work! He says “I get to help businesses and individuals solve tax, business and sometimes family problems. I enjoy working with family businesses and professionals who desire to have a CPA that thinks like a businessman.” As a shareholder at Matthews, Cutrer [...]

Mar 7 2014

Beating the Sunday Blues

2014-03-07T11:36:13-06:00March 7th, 2014|Leadership, Personal Development|

Remember when you were a child and Sunday nights were so difficult because they meant you were returning to school the following day? Your two glorious days of being able do as you please, to stay up later at night and sleep in longer in the mornings, were over and you were forced to face [...]

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