Mentor

Mentorship Matters

Mentorship Matters

Like many Chartered Professional Accountants, Harjit Gill CPA, CGA enjoys the problem-solving aspects of her career in the not-for-profit sector. “In the end, it’s amazing when things comes together like a puzzle—even if it takes some time to find all the pieces.” In 2015, Harjit was seeking some guidance in putting some of her own career p..
Goodwill aplenty: Thank you, CPA volunteers

Goodwill aplenty: Thank you, CPA volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29), CPA Alberta wants to recognize the many CPAs who lend their talents, time, and compassion to the community. Thousands of members across Alberta are committed to volunteer work and CPA Alberta thanks them for their efforts and goodwill! Here is just a snapshot of how CPA Alberta members are ma..
Insights and opportunities: reach your goals through mentoring

Insights and opportunities: reach your goals through mentoring

Will Christensen CPA, CA is a marathon runner and family man. He knows a thing or two about hard work and dedication; and as a designated accountant for nearly 10 years, he has a wealth of industry knowledge to share. Attributes of a great mentor? Check. But when he first attended the CPA Alberta Mentorship training session in 2014, he was certain ..
The 10-60-90 Principle

The 10-60-90 Principle

The “10-60-90” principle helps people reach their greatest potential in the least amount of time. It goes like this: when you tell an adult how to do something, 10 per cent of what you say will be remembered. If you show an adult how to do something, 60 per cent of what you show will be remembered. If you do something with that same person, 90 ..
Mentorship Matters

Mentorship Matters

There are certain bits of wisdom that can only be shared through one-on-one interaction. Sure, it’s great to take some online courses and learn a new skill, but to truly improve and succeed in your professional and personal life, mentorship matters...