Self-Study Course Details
Course Description

In recent years, an increasing emphasis has been placed on the need for CPAs to improve their leadership skills. Most leadership development focuses on the leadership of others. However, effective leadership of others begins with effective self-leadership. This course offers an inside-out approach to building the leadership capacity necessary to lead your organization in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.

In this course, CPA and Leadership Coach Jon Lokhorst will help you:
• Develop your personal and professional mission, vision, purpose, and values.
• Discover how strengths, struggles, hot buttons, and blind spots affect leadership effectiveness.
• Learn how to obtain valuable and actionable feedback from those you lead.
• Increase your effectiveness by employing self-leadership strategies.
• Bring your “best self” and increase your value in every situation.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the value of self-leadership in preventing leadership derailment.
  • Recognize the importance of a strong personal foundation.
  • Learn research-proven strategies for developing self-leadership.
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Advanced Preparation


Author Details
  • Jon Lokhorst
    Jon Lokhorst

    Jon Lokhorst, CPA, ACC, is a leadership coach and consultant. He partners with CPAs, CFOs, and other leaders who face massive change in their industry and recognize the need for a new model of leadership to navigate those challenges. Prior to launching Lokhorst Consulting LLC, Jon enjoyed a 30-plus year career as a CPA, CFO, and organizational leader.

NASBA Sponsor
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