Members of LEAP reached out to their own mentors to ask "What would you tell your 20 year old self about your career ahead?" or "What advice would you have for young professionals entering the accounting and finance industry today?"
Employing these mindful and deliberate practices will allow us to focus our mental and physical wellness, certainly leading to improved performance, efficient time management, and a less stressful life.
Advancing the current accounting industry culture to promote health is a passion of mine. These are just some of the policies I instituted based on my research, but I encourage you to explore studies and publications yourself.
As women, we are often juggling a plethora of plates simultaneously: family, work, health, friends, etc. But finding the balance that works for you, and YOU ALONE, is the most important thing.
As members of Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance we're always looking for successful women with their own stories and inspiring bites of career motivation to give us break from our day-to-day and liven up our social feeds.
Confrontation doesn’t need to be a vicious attack on someone else, nor does it need to be cringe-worthy. Other business problems are solved by a combination of system, process, policy and people. Learning to confront issues with people behavior is a tool, which you will find extremely valuable.
Similar to the movie industry, women in the accounting profession, hold only 24% of partnership seats while making up about 50% of the industry...So, what do we do now? The good news is AFWA is not sitting on the sidelines.
Because sexual harassment in the workplace is not about sex – it’s about power. The complex reality is that workplace harassment is a culture issue – not a compliance issue.
However, knowledge and a buffalo didn’t cause a behavioral change. It was a measured, rigorous personal development process that changed habits and created the opportunity
By encouraging your employees to not only join AFWA, but to get involved through volunteer opportunities, you’ll see a clear improvement in her abilities to communicate, multi-task, adapt, envision, and more.