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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.



May 2, 2019

Finding your bearings as a mentor means learning from others. It’s helpful to have some quick and easy tips to follow, even if the advice surprises you. In this episode, coaching expert Michael Bungay Stanier and Liz West discuss effective tips for coaching others that may not be what you expect.

May 1, 2019

Coaching often comes down to understanding when to ask the right questions. Liz West sits down with coaching expert Michael Bungay Stanier as they talk about the best coaching questions to ask, when to ask them, and in what combination they should be asked to get quality results.

Apr 30, 2019

The instinct to jump in and help solve a problem is a good one, but when you’re a mentor, that instinct could hurt more than help. Coaching expert Michael Bungay Stanier joins Liz West to talk about why instinctual problem solving can be harmful and how to curb your natural tendencies in order to help others learn and...

Apr 25, 2019

Conflict isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes it’s unavoidable, even when you’re coaching. The key is to navigate conflict in a productive way and learn to control your own behaviour. Join our host Liz West and coaching expert Michael Bungay Stanier as they chat about how to avoid the common roles we fall into...

Apr 24, 2019

When you’ve got limited time to spend on coaching, how do you maximize your impact? How do you engage with someone who only has ten minutes to spare? Join our host Liz West as she speaks with coaching expert Michael Bungay Stanier about coaching myths, ways to build coaching into everyday interactions, and how to get...