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?"
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.
Prepared by the AFWA Young Professional LEAP Advisory Council Does networking really matter? What are the benefits anyway? Any why take time out of my busy day to network when I'm trying to establish my career here within my company? Members of AFWA's Young Professional LEAP Advisory Counsel believe networking does matter and they've put [...]
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.
It's easy to sit back in these meetings, listen and take notes, but if you really want to stand out to your employer, you'll need to contribute.
Reach high; work hard; and serve others; all under the umbrella of integrity. Even in these simplest of terms, this is powerful advice that all professionals hoping to succeed in business (and life) can follow.
When you work hard, and if you have the passion, motivation and drive, you may find your self excelling beyond your peers, and having to manage Millennials and being one.
As you start your career, you will hear everywhere and from almost everyone that you should have a mentor. The LEAP Council shares how having a mentor can be a benefit to your career.
We need to develop leadership practices that help people with their critical thinking. Telling them what to do won’t help with that.