101. SheQ

Instructor: Jennifer Shirkani
Experience Level: Beginner
Track: SKA

Jen's "SheQ" presentation provides strategies for being more emotionally intelligent (EQ). Using EQ as a key competency builds more resiliency and helps women gain more confidence by learning to get comfortable with risk in a motivating and inspiring message. This session helps audience members see how maintaining a healthy level of challenge and struggle can enable everyone to be more powerful at work and in every aspect of life.

In this session, you will:

  • Understand the skill set of EQ and how it leads to higher productivity.
  • Learn simple techniques to build more adaptability and resiliency.
  • Raise awareness of how Motivation, Optimism and Stress Tolerance promotes engagement.



102. Trusted Advisor Workshop

Instructor: Jacquelyn Tracy
Experience Level: Beginner
Track: SKA

No matter your level in the firm, you can become a strategic partner to your clients and translate day-to-day client challenges into consulting opportunities. This workshop provides a process and supporting tools to assist you in engaging in meaningful client dialogue, transforming client service and growing your practice. It will also provide practical guidance and real-life examples on how to implement this service model.

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the changing professional landscape and the need for increased client service.
  • Knowledgeably and confidently articulate your ideas and present yourself to clients.
  • Engage in client need assessment discussions and get to the source of what keeps your clients awake at night.
  • Think beyond core accounting services and consider holistic, strategic and proactive advice and ideas.
  • Enhance your firm’s atmosphere and cohesion.