The wealth management industry is evolving and a client's most trusted advisor, their accountant, is going to lead this evolution.
Hosted by Tim Coakwell, The Innovative Accountant Podcast is dedicated to helping accountants realize and capture their full potential by helping them build the wealth management practice of their dreams.
#30 | Karen Bowen - Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
On this episode of the Innovative Accountant Podcast, we delve deep into the realm of emotions, exploring the pivotal role of emotional intelligence in the workplace, with a particular emphasis on its indispensable significance in leadership roles.
Joining us in this conversation is Karen Bowen, with EQ Development Group. With over 25 years of experience as a leadership consultant and emotional intelligence specialist in the realm of organizational development. Karen's wealth of knowledge and passion for her career will guide us through a thought-provoking conversation that answers key questions about emotional intelligence and its profound impact on the corporate world.
In this episode, we delve into the depths of emotional intelligence, shedding light on its significance compared to IQ or PQ (Practical Intelligence). We'll explore what emotionally intelligent leadership truly looks like and how it can transform businesses for the better. Learn how emotional intelligence is measured and tracked, uncovering whether it's an innate trait or a skill that can be cultivated.
But that's not all. We'll examine the tangible effects of emotionally intelligent leadership (or the lack thereof) on companies and discover how this impact can be measured. Karen will share her insights into what businesses can do to support the development of emotionally intelligent leadership across their organizations, fostering positive workplace cultures and enhancing overall organizational effectiveness.
Join us as we unravel the mysteries of emotional intelligence and discover how it can revolutionize the way we lead and succeed in the modern business world.
#29 | Lisa Knight - Attract & Retain Executive Level Top Talent
On this episode of the Innovative Accountant Podcast, we are focusing on an essential aspect of business success – attracting and retaining top-level executive talent.
Joining us in this important conversation is Lisa Knight, with LHH Knightsbridge. With a successful career spanning several high-profile roles in the industry, Lisa is exceptionally well-positioned to provide insights into the current talent recruitment landscape.
In this episode, we will tackle several crucial questions:
• What creative strategies are companies employing to find top talent?
• What are the recruitment and retention trends in 2023?
• How is the future of work shaping up, and what is the evolving purpose of the office?
• How are companies adapting work arrangements to attract the best in the business?
• What are the pros and cons of various work models: fully in-office, hybrid, or fully remote?
• Is the shift towards remote work with top talent here to stay?
Tune in to benefit from Lisa's extensive experience and gain a unique perspective on talent acquisition and retention in 2023.
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#28 | Tim Jackson - The Foresight Initiative
Join Tim Coakwell as he discusses the Foresight Initiative and CPA RoadMap with Shad Canada President & CEO, Tim Jackson on this month's Innovative Accountant Podcast.
#027 | Robin Esrock - The Great Canadian Bucket List
On this episode of the Innovative Accountant, we are joined by Author, Journalist, TV Host, & Speaker, Robin Esrock. We talk about his journey to creating the best selling travel book, “The Great Canadian Bucket List!
Having travelled to over 110 countries on 7 continents, Robin has extensive knowledge on the all the best places to travel. He has written travel articles for a multitude of newspapers and magazines and has been profiled as a travel expert by 60 Minutes, CBC, MSNBC, ABC, CTV, Global, and many other publications. He created and hosted a television series called Word Travels, wrote 4 international bestselling books, and currently writes a national column, Bucket Listed, for Canadian Geographic.
#026 | Jeff Dyck, Jordan Tanner & Ryan Mackiewich - Financial Planning for Family Businesses
On today's Episode of the Innovative Accountant Podcast we will be conducting a round table discussion on the importance of financial planning for the affluent family and their businesses.
We are joined today by three team members from WealthCo, Jeff Dyck, Jordan Tanner and Ryan Mackiewich.
With years of combined experience, we will discuss how the needs of affluent families and their businesses are changing and evolving. Along with what professional service firms, like CPA firms and Wealth Management Firms, are doing with these changing needs.
#025 | Stuart Smith - Cyber Security, Data Privacy, and Tech for CPA Firms
On this episode of the Innovative Accountant we are joined byCo-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Keyworks, Stuart Smith. We chat about technology, specifically cybersecurity and data privacy, because these days it is timely to focus on the key risks business owners are facing and best practices for Risk Management and Governance as it pertains to technology.
We also explore the opportunity that exists to elevate customer experiences with technology through digitization, automation, AI & the modernization of operations.
With decades of experience in the Information Technology domain, Stuart has held a number of executive leadership and technical roles during his career working for several of Canada’s largest publicly traded companies includingcShaw Communications – served in various roles including, Vice President (Business Transformation), Senior Director (Information Technology), Manager (IT Infrastructure), Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for the technology strategy firm Keyworks in 2014 and most recently, BluesPoint in 2021.