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Next Gen Leader - Navigators of Change - CCH UC 2013


Has the pace of change changed leadership? Tom Hood will share the latest research that highlights how leadership is changing and what emerging leaders need to know now. …

Has the pace of change changed leadership? Tom Hood will share the latest research that highlights how leadership is changing and what emerging leaders need to know now.

Tom draws on his experience designing and running the AICPA and MACPA Leadership Academies and recent custom developed partner development programs to share the critical competencies needed for leaders in today’s rapidly changing and complex environments.

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  • 1. The Next Generation LeaderNavigators of Change Tom Hood, CEO, Business Learning Institute & Maryland Association of CPAs
  • 2. Download today’s slides at …
  • 3. Join the conversation Respond to a Poll Ask a Question
  • 4. Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA If there is a conversation about the future of the profession, you're bound to hear Hood's name mentioned as one of the people leading the way. – Accounting Today ! CEO Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA) Business Learning Institute (BLI) ! ! ! ! Named the Second Most Influential in Accounting by Accounting Today Magazine 2013 Top 150 Influencer by Linked-In Top 25 Influencers in Learning & HR by HR Examiner Top 25 Public Accounting Thought Leaders by CPA Practice Adviser Working on Learning Management with AICPA/ CPA2Biz, Cloud Curriculum, Performance Management /XBRL, Leadership & Generations
  • 5. Top Seven Issues - 2012 1.  Information overload (including accounting and tax complexity) 2.  Work / life balance 3.  Generational issues and communications (including upper management not sharing knowledge with the younger generation) 4.  Developing networking skills 5.  Keeping up with technology -- especially the cloud 6.  Finding career guidance 7.  Understanding social media benefits CPA Success blog post
  • 6. HOW TO PROFIT FROM INNOVATION: Building the Agile Learning Organization
  • 7. Historical Context – The Perfect Storm •  Web 2.0 •  Globalization •  Generations Source: Don Tapscott - Wikinomics
  • 8. The New Normal - VUCA
  • 9. The Research A 2012 survey by the Corporate Executive Board showed that 60% of organizations were experiencing a leadership shortage, an increase of 40 percentage points from the previous year. 67% #1 issue is developing leaders & succession planning
  • 10. The top three issues facing human resources & talent development 1.  2.  3.  A shortage of creative, agile leaders. Inability to rapidly develop workforce skills and capabilities. Ineffective collaboration and knowledge sharing. Source: 2010 IBM Global Chief Human Resource Officer study
  • 11. Shift Happens
  • 12. Paradigm Shift The  high  performers  in  our  survey  invest   more  in  talent,  focus  on  closing  skills   gaps,  have  more  customized  training  and   development  programs,  iden9fy  future   leaders  earlier  in  their  careers,  and  have   robust  succession  plans  in  place.  They   also  focus  more  on  “so=”  leadership   skills  such  as  the  ability  to  embody  the   organiza9on’s  culture  and  values  and  to   lead  effec9vely  in  a  complex  global   business  environment. Source: E&Y Paradigm Shift: Building a new talent management model to boost growth
  • 13. Our research methodology #MBSN AICPA Leadership Academy / AICPA EDGE / MACPA Leadership Academy
  • 14. The Next Gen CPA Leaders… 1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  are proactive, flexible, adaptive and collaborative by nature; have regained the trust of their clients and the public at large; have successfully bridged the profession’s “leadership gap” by focusing on succession planning, personal growth, and generational cooperation; have created the profession’s premier global industry standards and best practices; have redefined the profession through work / life integration, collaboration, and a team-first approach; and 6.  have earned a reputation as technological innovators.
  • 15. Six Bold Steps 1. Professional unity 2. Work / life integration 3. The evolving nature of leadership and new leadership models 4. Proactive, goal-focused planning 5. Networked collaboration 6. Embracing and adopting new technologies
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  • 17. CPAs  are  trusted  advisors  who,  combining   insight  with  integrity  deliver  value  by:   Communica)ng  the  total  picture  with  clarity  and  objec9vity   Transla)ng  complex  informa9on  into  cri9cal  knowledge   An)cipa)ng  and  crea9ng  opportuni9es     Turning  insights  into  ac)on  to  transform  vision  into  reality     T  
  • 18. Work / Life Balance Doesn’t The answer – know thyself & work/life integration
  • 19. Work / Life Integration •  Build on Strengths •  Create a Positive Work Environment •  Collaborate
  • 20. Proactive Leadership #Innovation
  • 21. New Leadership Models From: Efficient Command & Control Hierarchy Push Well managed Good To: Effective Connect & Collaborate Network Pull Well led Great
  • 22. Proactive Leadership #Vision&Strategy “If you don’t have a vision for yourself or your organization, you will just get sucked into somebody else's vision”
  • 23. Networked Collaboration We may be moving to a world of networks well led, as opposed to organizations well managed. You can't really manage a network, but you can help lead within a network. In any case, networks are very alive and real and are becoming building blocks. Source: Jim Collins – Inc. Magazine Interview
  • 24. Your Competitive Advantage “It is hard to plan for the long-term future when you don’t know what is going to happen five minutes from now. Today, a competitive edge based solely on material advantage is thin and temporary; the edge quickly becomes the margin. The ability to define the edge, and the ultimate competitive advantage, is found in the smarts, heart and ingenuity of your people. That’s your powerhouse. Tap that, train it, focus it and mobilize it; now you’ve engaged a network and inspired a sustainable shift.
  • 25. Embracing New Technologies The answer – cloud, social media & collaboration
  • 26. Social, Mobile, Cloud, Big Data technology-social-media
  • 27. Strategic Thinking – Constantly! Five Powerful Questions
  • 28. It’s about Engagement – Alignment - Commitment
  • 29. “In  a  period  of  rapid  change  and  increasing   complexity,  the  winners  are  going  to  be  the   people  who  can  LEARN  faster  than  the  rate  of   CHANGE  and  faster  than  their  COMPETITION.”   -­‐  Tom  Hood,  CPA.CITP.CGMA   10/29/13   T  
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  • 31. Career Guidance T & V theBounce 10,000 hour rule hSp://    
  • 32. The CPA as Artist An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo – Seth Godin - Linchpin
  • 33. And remember…
  • 34. A leader s job is to define context and provide hope and inspiration...!
  • 35. Tom  Hood,  CPA.CITP   CEO   Maryland  Associa)on  of  CPAs   Business  Learning  Ins)tute   (443)  632-­‐2301   E-­‐mail   Web  hQp://   Blog  hQp://   Blog   hQp://       Follow  me  on:   ü   TwiSer:  hSp://   ü   LinkedIn:  hSp://   ü   Facebook:  hSp://   ü Slideshare:  hSp://   ü Youtube:  hSp://   ü Second  Life  avatar  name:  Rocky  Maddaloni  
  • 36. How can we help you keep your L>C? •  •  •  •  Strategy & Alignment Curriculum tied to strategy I2a Leadership Academy BLI Leadership Express - ondemand leadership support •  Social learning In a period of rapid change and increasing complexity, the winners will be those organizations who can keep their rate of learning greater than the rate of change and greater than their competition. – Tom Hood