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Leading in Exponential Times
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Leading in Exponential Times

Learn tips and techniques to manage the present and future by harnessing exponentials and adopting an exponential mindset. This webcast includes the latest on navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic.

$35 - $45
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Nov 12, 2021

NASBA Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge



CPE Credits



Tom Hood


3 months

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 Business & partner 
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Navigating through change

Against the backdrop of change and uncertainty, there’s an immediate need for accountants and finance professionals to evolve and accelerate. Technology, demographics, regulations and standards are driving changes in the way CPA firms work.

What can you do to better navigate a world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA)? How can you influence others to join you?

This webcast will help you make sense of the dizzying array of challenges around culture, technology, generations and the speed of change.

Key Topics

  • The 5 C’s of leading during exponential times
  • Harness the powerful trends of the Fourth Industrial Revolution accelerated by the pandemic
  • Learn about the skills you will need to thrive in a world of exponentials
  • Create a winning culture that can thrive in the VUCA world
  • Become a proactive future-focused leader that drives transformation and avoids disruption

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between linear and exponential change
  • Identify the 5 C’s of leading during exponential times
  • Apply the hard trends framework to identify and predict trends
  • Recognize the power of purpose and values
  • Recognize the top skills and competencies needed for the future
  • Select exponentials to apply to your strategy

Who Will Benefit

  • Current and aspiring leaders
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
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Tom Hood
Tom is one of the most influential leaders in the Accounting Profession. In 2019 he was named the Second Most Influential Person in Accounting for the seventh year by Accounting Today Magazine (His 15th year on the Top 100). He was one of the first five thought leaders inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame (2015) by CPA Practice Advisor. LinkedIn recruited Tom as one of their Top 100 Influencers and he was named to the Top 25 Influencers in Learning by HR Examiner. He is known for his prolific digital footprint and now has over 780,000 followers on LinkedIn, Twitter and other social accounts. Tom is on a mission to help CPAs, Finance and Accounting Professionals thrive in these times of exponential change. He firmly believes that what got us here, won’t get us there as the Profession faces unprecedented changes and opportunities. Tom’s recognition and awards reflect his leadership in helping CPAs “shape their future” through his work at the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Business Learning Institute (BLI), a center for the development of leadership, strategic thinking, and collaboration skills for CPAs. BLI has a catalog of over 600 programs and 30 ‘top gun’ instructors who provide state of the art learning and curriculum for the Top 500 CPA Firms, Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, State CPA Societies and even internationally. Tom and his team have facilitated and taught the Major Firms Group (Top 100 CPA firms) for the AICPA, the AICPA Leadership Academy and lead strategic planning sessions for many of the top CPA firms all over the US and Canada. He is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and consultant, featured in the Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, and AccountingWeb. He won the AICPA Special Recognition Award for his contributions to the profession leading the CPA Vision Project in 2003. Tom also co-authored BLI’s i2a – Insights to Action a strategic thinking system that is used to cultivate leaders and a strategic planning process to help organizations navigate today’s VUCA environment. The i2a process was customized for the national CPA Horizons 2025 project where Tom and his team ran over fifty future forums that engaged thousands of participants in a conversation about the future, identifying the top trends facing the CPA Profession. He is a graduate of Loyola College (B.A. in Accounting) and has a Master’s in Finance (Real Estate) from Johns Hopkins University. He also obtained the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) certification and the Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) certification from the AICPA."

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Leading in Exponential Times
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