In August 2021, SGA arranged a training session for its Directors about the “Leadership Principles” where it was explained that the first job of any Manager or Leader is to inspire trust. Trust is confidence born of two dimensions: character and competence. Character includes your integrity, motive and intent with people. While Competence includes your knowledge, skills, abilities, results and…
Climate goals need to be underpinned by clear plans and data. Accountants can play a leadership role in strategy formation and sustainability reporting. The high-profile UN climate change conference wrapped up earlier this month with commitments and announcements to avert catastrophic effects of climate change that, if followed through, will have widespread implications for businesses and organizations. Countries agreed to…
While hybrid is often presented as a new model, the fundamentals of what transforms a group of people into an exceptional team haven’t changed as much as we might think. Here’s how leaders can apply them to build great teams, even when those teams aren’t together in-person all the time. 1. Make work purpose driven. Purpose matters more than ever. People who don’t feel…
While SGA reopened its office in a hybrid organization earlier this month, we had a look at how could feel our employees.
Quick polling question. When you hear that Firm X is excellent at social media—specifically LinkedIn—and you want to check out their game, what do you do?
I recently read in an industry publication that the pandemic made the accounting profession move three years faster in the shift to the cloud. In other words,
At the beginning of the pandemic, employers quickly shifted almost every aspect of their business, including the onboarding of new employees, to take place remotely.
No longer the preserve of stereotypically “creative” professions such as design or performing arts, creativity is permeating all areas of business. More and more, our work lives involve stepping outside our day-to-day to devise novel solutions to challenges old and new.
Here’s how employers can embrace a culture of appreciation to drive wellbeing, performance and profit.
One of the key tactics in not letting stress cross over into the danger zone is to define clear boundaries around your home and work life.