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Corporate treasury and finance executives discuss their biggest challenges and insights: blockchain, fintech, cybersecurity, payments, risk, FP&A, budgeting, forecasting, leadership, career development, and more.

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    • 4.4 • 24 Ratings

Corporate treasury and finance executives discuss their biggest challenges and insights: blockchain, fintech, cybersecurity, payments, risk, FP&A, budgeting, forecasting, leadership, career development, and more.

    Addressing Implicit Bias in the Workplace

    Addressing Implicit Bias in the Workplace

    In this episode of AFP Conversations, Jenny Okonkwo, president of Transform Consulting and founder of Black Female Accountants Network, a volunteer led professional women's network with membership across Canada, the UK, the U.S., and Europe, discusses the important topic of implicit bias and her experience fostering diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

    • 28 min
    224. Dan Seidman: Read (Hidden) Emotions – The Science Behind a New Skill

    224. Dan Seidman: Read (Hidden) Emotions – The Science Behind a New Skill

    In this episode, Dan Seidman, Managing Director of Read Emotions, will discuss how recognizing the emotions others feel during critical meetings is key to increasing empathy and rapport.

    As finance engages with a variety of business partners with different agendas, sustained success in this area requires the ability to build constructive relationships. Listen as Seidman explains how to apply these skills in the business arena to improve emotional intelligence.

    • 25 min
    223. Scott Frisch: Data Dashboard For Total Impact

    223. Scott Frisch: Data Dashboard For Total Impact

    In 2020, AARP was awarded the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Specifically, the Baldrige committee praised AARP’s Enterprise Dashboard, which enables leaders to sustain a focus on achieving the organization’s key objectives.

    AARP EVP and COO Scott Frisch will discuss the strategy and tactical implementation to create a North Star for the entire enterprise.

    Frisch will be speaking at AFP FinNext 2021 Virtual for the session, “Data Dashboard for Total Impact.”

    • 29 min
    Jesper Sorensen: Transforming Global Finance into an Analytics Business Partner

    Jesper Sorensen: Transforming Global Finance into an Analytics Business Partner

    Traditionally, finance has been about creating numbers and capturing data for a business. But how can we share that insight to stay relevant to business stakeholders?

    In this episode of AFP Conversations, Bryan Lapidus, FPAC, AFP’s Director of FP&A Practice, is joined by Jesper Sorensen, co-author of Implementing an Analytics Culture for Data Driven Decisions, to discuss the changes required within finance to reach its aspirations of providing actionable insight to the business.

    • 28 min
    Erica Dhawan: Fostering Human Engagement in a Digital World

    Erica Dhawan: Fostering Human Engagement in a Digital World

    In this episode of AFP Conversations, Jim Kaitz, President and CEO of AFP, is joined by Erica Dhawan, leadership expert and AFP FinNext 2021 Virtual Closing Keynote, to preview her keynote: “Leading Digitally: Foster Human Engagement at Work.” While remote collaboration can be successful, it’s challenging to understand body language and other non-verbal cues that provide meaningful context to communication. Dhawan will explain new rules, tactics and nuances for effective digital body language.

    • 30 min
    Hal Gregersen: Navigating Uncertainty Though the Power of Inquiry

    Hal Gregersen: Navigating Uncertainty Though the Power of Inquiry

    In this episode of AFP Conversations, Jim Kaitz, CEO of AFP, is joined by author, lecturer, and AFP FinNext Virtual Conference Opening Keynote, Hal Gregersen to preview his keynote: "Navigating Uncertainty Through the Power of Inquiry."

    Gregersen is the Opening Keynote at FinNext Virtual 2021, taking place March 23 - 25. To learn more about the event, visit finnext.afponline.org.

    • 38 min

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