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CPA Ontario’s Future Forward podcasts offer a refreshing gateway to new ideas and hot topics for professionals across industries. 

Episodes are available free of charge to anyone using your favorite podcast app (open your podcast app and search for "CPA Ontario Future Forward"), or listen to them below.

Verifiable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for Ontario CPAs are available by purchasing a podcast episode or series. Please visit our PD Portal for more information and to purchase an episode or podcast series.

 

Apr 3, 2018

Innovative thinking can lead to break-through ideas and operational excellence. However, thinking ‘outside-the-box’ is very challenging for many of us. Join Liz West and Garth Sherriff as they discuss effective techniques for becoming a more innovative problem solver.


Apr 3, 2018

Being heard and understood are skills many of us strive to improve. As Jerry Seinfeld once mused, at a funeral, many of us would prefer to be in the casket than giving the eulogy. Most of us feel at least some degree of anxiety when speaking in front of others, regardless of the venue or group size. Fortunately,...


Apr 3, 2018

Whether you are speaking in front of a full auditorium, in a team meeting, with clients or with your leadership, conveying your message in a clear, concise, and well-structured manner is key to gaining buy-in. There is also, however, tremendous power in integrating personal stories and metaphors into your messages....


Apr 3, 2018

Being able to think on our feet and course correct as necessary when we are on the hot seat in a meeting or presentation, are skills many of us clamor to be better at. Improv is a form of theater where most content is created and performed in the moment, with little or no pre-planning. Join Liz West and Garth Sheriff...


Apr 3, 2018

What do great teams have that dysfunctional teams lack? What can you do to ensure your team works collaboratively, while each team member remains self-reliant and motivated to produce their best work? Join Liz West and Garth Sheriff as they discuss the habits of effective teams and key factors to consider in developing...