Tag: Professional Development

Fireside chat with the Dragons

            Preferred Pricing to see the Dragons! For a limited time only, we are delighted to be able to extend CPA BC Members preferred pricing to see Dragons’ Den stars Bruce Croxon and Manjit Minhas

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Learning from younger and older co-workers

Co-workers from different age groups stand to benefit in numerous ways by learning from each other. A recent Harvard Business Review article by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott emphasizes this point and explores opportunities for cross-generational learning through coaching and

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Happier at work, better at work

Have you ever thought that if you were more productive at work, that you would be happier? Shawn Achor, speaker, researcher, and author of The Happiness Advantage, says the opposite is true. In his TED Talk, The Happy Secret to

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The December issue of eNews is out!

The latest issue of eNews is out! Stay up-to-date on the latest CPABC updates and news with the monthly CPABC newsletter, eNews. The December issue features highlights from the November 2016 Convocation, where CPABC celebrated the achievements of 1,690 graduates.

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5 quick steps to building your personal brand

By Robert Murray Organizations spend a significant portion of their annual budgets every year on marketing and in particular branding. Large Fortune-sized companies even have large departments staffed with brand zealots that work tirelessly to ensure that the corporate brand

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The November issue of eNews is out!

The latest issue of eNews is out! Stay up-to-date on the latest CPABC updates and news with the monthly CPABC newsletter, eNews. The November issue features highlights from CPABC’s Member Engagement Tour, including remaining tour stops and recaps of past events. Also

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The 7 deadly sins of strategy

By Robert Murray Strategy should be simple, however it is often complicated by people who don’t understand strategy. Bold statement? Maybe. My experience has been that most organizations do not fully (or even partially) execute on a business strategy that

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Government Accounting & Auditing Conference

Chartered Professional Accountants of BC (CPABC) and Government Finance Officers Association of BC (GFOABC) are please to offer once again the Local Government Accounting & Auditing conference, to be held November 19-20, 2015 at the Pinnacle Hotel, Vancouver. This biennial

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CPABC Pacific Summit 2015

September 23-25, 2015 Delta Grand Okanagan Lakefront Resort & Conference Centre 1310 Water Street, Kelowna, BC All business influencers and BC CPAs are invited to attend a thought-provoking program of professional development seminars on September 24-25, plenty of social events

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Eight Essentials of a Winning Innovation Team

By Robert B. Tucker Sooner or later, you’re going to be asked to lead an innovation team. The distinguishing aspect of leading a special-purpose team is that you’re not in control – you can only influence behaviour.  The steps you

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