The only career
advice you will ever
need…
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McDonogh School
Class of 2014
February 25, 2014!
Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA

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If there is a conversation about the future of
the profession, you're bound to hear Hood's
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McDonogh Class of
2014	

Respond to a Poll!

Ask a Question!
A McDonogh Family!
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Caused by this guy…

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The Shift Change
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It’s really a math problem…

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Picture: John Drake - Flickr
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“…where the most important skill is the ability to
acquire new skills…” - Robert Safian - F...
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The only career advice you'll ever need - McDonogh School 2014 Senior Class
The only career advice you'll ever need - McDonogh School 2014 Senior Class
The only career advice you'll ever need - McDonogh School 2014 Senior Class
The only career advice you'll ever need - McDonogh School 2014 Senior Class
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Presentation to the 2014 senior class at McDonogh School of trends and career advice. inspired by the book, The Second Machine Age and the race with technology and accelerating pace of change.

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The only career advice you'll ever need - McDonogh School 2014 Senior Class

  1. 1. The only career advice you will ever need… ! McDonogh School Class of 2014 February 25, 2014!
  2. 2. 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 Magazine! Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA CEO MACPA www.macpa.org and Business Learning Institute (BLI) www.blionline.org! •  Named the Second Most Influential in Accounting by Accounting Today Magazine 2013 •  Linked-In Top 150 Influencer •  Top 25 Influencers in Learning & HR by HR Examiner •  Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting by CPA Practice Adviser •  Working on Learning Management with AICPA/CPA2Biz, Cloud Curriculum, Performance Management ! http://www.linkedin.com/in/tomhood/!
  3. 3. http://macpa.cnf.io ! Select the session: ! McDonogh Class of 2014 Respond to a Poll! Ask a Question!
  4. 4. A McDonogh Family!
  5. 5. You  are  in  a  race… !
  6. 6. Caused by this guy… !
  7. 7. The Shift Change !
  8. 8. It’s really a math problem… ! 2006 !
  9. 9. Picture: John Drake - Flickr ! “…where the most important skill is the ability to acquire new skills…” - Robert Safian - FastCompany!
  10. 10. “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 6/24/13! T ! !
  11. 11. You can’t beat the machine…! But you can win if you work with the machine…!
  12. 12. The  five  C’s ! •  Creative & Critical Thinking! •  Contextual Awareness! •  Connections & Relationships! •  Communication! •  Collaboration !
  13. 13. Career  Advice    Winning  the  race  against  the  machine! 1. Know Yourself - Strengths, Values & Passions! 2. Create & Protect your brand - You are the CEO of You, Inc.! 3. Keep your L>C! 4. Work like an immigrant! 5. Think like an artist !
  14. 14. Connect  &  Collaborate !
  15. 15. Follow  me  on:   Tom  Hood,  CPA.CITP.CGMA   CEO   ü   TwiPer:  hPp://www.TwiPer.com/tomhood   Maryland  Associa<on  of  CPAs   ü   LinkedIn:  hPp://www.linkedin.com/in/tomhood   Business  Learning  Ins<tute   (443)  632-­‐2301   ü   Facebook:  hPp://www.facebook.com/thoodcpa   E-­‐mail  tom@macpa.org   ü Slideshare:  hPp://www.slideshare.net/thoodcpa   Web  hQp://www.macpa.org   Blog  hQp://www.cpasuccess.com   ü Youtube:  hPp://www.youtube.com/thoodcpa   Blog  hQp://www.bizlearningblog.com      

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