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Mar 11 2015

What Does Your Firm Expect From Your Anytime, Anywhere Work™ Programs?

2015-03-11T12:13:38-05:00March 11th, 2015|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development|

In our spring survey on the adoption of flexible work initiatives within public accounting firms, only 47% of respondents indicated that they have a written policy in place for their anytime, anywhere work programs. When we asked for advice that firms with flex programs had for others, or lessons they’d learned, 27 firm respondents related [...]

Mar 4 2015

Put Me In, Coach! Grooming Your Future Leaders For The Major League

2015-03-04T16:51:28-06:00March 4th, 2015|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development, Succession|

Happy March! The “new” year is moving quickly and spring brings a lot of great things: relief from an unusually bitter and prolonged winter, the home stretch of another busy season for our CPA firm clients and friends, the start of our traditional ConvergenceCoaching busy season, a renewed sense of urgency to achieve that beach-ready [...]

Feb 18 2015

Is Your Firm Leaving Potential Leadership Successors Behind?

2015-02-18T07:12:35-06:00February 18th, 2015|Communication, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development, Succession|

Firms around the country are struggling to recruit and retain experienced professionals to serve their clients. Partners are nearing retirement and many don’t have clear successors in place to ensure their firms keep running. Given the need for talent, we should leave no stone unturned in our quest to identify our next generation of leaders. [...]

Feb 4 2015

Why Do You Care Where I Work? Six Reasons to Go Virtual

2015-02-04T15:53:40-06:00February 4th, 2015|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

If you've followed the posts in our Anytime, Anywhere Work (ATAWW) blog miniseries, you've read the summarized results from our survey, the benefits firms experience from ATAWW, the performance measures firms are using and the wisdom and advice shared by our respondents. In this post, we'll share the top reasons why firms must adopt a [...]

Jan 13 2015

Last Night’s Game: Tackling Succession Head-on

2015-01-13T14:22:43-06:00January 13th, 2015|Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Succession|

If you didn’t watch last night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game, you’re probably not aware of the Ohio State Buckeyes and the unique story of their quarterback, Cardale Jones. Jones started the season as a third-string player, only to find himself as the starting quarterback at the national championship game, up against the Oregon [...]

Dec 18 2014

Anytime, Anywhere Work™: The Wisdom and Best Practices of Others

2014-12-18T10:16:41-06:00December 18th, 2014|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

“What one piece of advice would you give other firms planning to offer any form of anytime, anywhere work program?”   That’s the final question we asked in our spring survey on the adoption of flexible work initiatives within public accounting firms. And, in this fourth blog in a six part series, we’ll explore the [...]

Nov 20 2014

Anytime, Anywhere Work™: Measuring Something Other Than Time

2014-11-20T11:08:59-06:00November 20th, 2014|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

This is the third installment of our blog series on the results of our survey on the adoption of flexible work initiatives within public accounting firms. We heard from 99 distinct firms and, in two prior blogs, we’ve shared the Survey Results and the Benefits of Anytime, Anywhere Work. In this post, we’ll explore respondent [...]

Oct 23 2014

Benefits and Challenges of Anytime, Anywhere Work™

2014-10-23T08:43:59-05:00October 23rd, 2014|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

Earlier this year, we launched a survey to collect information about the adoption of flexible work initiatives within public accounting firms. We received valuable insights from 99 distinct firms and shared the overall results of the survey in my Survey Results blog. In this post, we’ll explore the positive and negative results firms experienced as [...]

Sep 24 2014

Survey Results – Firms Are Moving Away From Time and Place

2014-09-24T09:06:21-05:00September 24th, 2014|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Communication, Current Affairs, Governance/Decision Making, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership|

Earlier this year, we launched a survey to collect information about the adoption of flexible work initiatives within public accounting firms. We asked firms to submit only one response per firm and were blessed with the generous sharing of 99 distinct firms. In this initial blog, we’ll share the highlights of the survey. In future [...]

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