"Put yourself first. It's not selfish. It's the best thing you can do as a LEADER". GBD70 After our guest's powerful presentation at AICPA ENGAGE 2019 in Las Vegas, we knew we had to share her passion and perspective here on the podcast. Texas-based Sarah Elliott is an influential CPA and business owner who has her heart set on giving other CPAs and women business owners in her region "permission to play". She talks about how we should do more than just manage our time: we should start managing our ENERGY. It's time for a new approach, rediscovering the fun, and using practical steps to put ourselves first, fight burnout and maximise impact.
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* Why our guest brought tears to the eyes of many accountants - in a good way.
* How to recognise the difference between stress and burnout, and what to do about them both.
* What's love got to do with it, anyway?
* A 4-step plan to reduce stress and maximise performance.
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* Our "Coaching versus Mentoring"
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* The Heart-Math Institute
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* Harvard Business Review "Making of a Corporate Athlete"
* Hal Elrod's book "The Miracle Morning".
The co-founder of Intend2Lead
and founder of the Ellivate Alliance, Sarah Elliott. An author, speaker and instructor on coaching and leadership development and an advocate for women leaders, Austin (Texas)-based Sarah actively serves women in her local community and the wider CPA profession. Recognised almost every year for the last 3 or 4 years by AICPA and AICPA Practice Advisor as one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting, she also received the American Woman’s Society of CPAs President’s Award. Connect with her on LinkedIn
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