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Here's What Works on Mental Resilience for Accounting Professionals and CPAs
Episode 7416th December 2021 • Accounting Influencers • Rob Brown (Accounting Influencers Roundtable - AIR)
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Episode 74. In today's practical episode, "Here's What Works on Mental Resilience for Accounting Professionals and CPAs."

Key takeaways from this episode include:

★ Why mental resilience for accountants is such a critical topic right now

★ The emergence of a new role in professional firms - the mental health first aider

★ How reframing one's attitude is a building block of mental resilience for accountants and CPAs

★ The wisdom of not praying for less problems but praying for more skills to cope with those problems

★ How accountants can react better to situations and setbacks, particularly to things they cannot control

★ What professionals can learn from their mistakes and how it helps build mental strength

★ The importance of fun and laughter in any tough, demanding and serious job

★ The value of sharing experiences and vulnerabilities to develop a culture of openness, support, even though it is counter-intuitive

★ Why counting one's blessings and being grateful for things can build mental toughness

★ Why accountants and CPAs do now have to be deadline chasers - there are alternatives

★ Why not all business is good business, not all clients are good clients and not all work is good work

★ How a lot of stress for accounting professionals comes from their own idea of what they are supposed to be and do


Every Thursday the show gives you a practical 'here's what works' tips concerning a key challenge, need or strategy for accountants, CPAs and bookkeepers. Great to stay current and keep your skills topped up.

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