Performance for a knowledge worker is like an iceberg: there is 10 percent we can see and an additional 90 percent that is hidden. The 10 percent is the observable action one takes. We can see if a person completes work on time or not. But if you miss a deadline, how often do you ask yourself why? And if you permit yourself to be curious, how deeply are you willing to look for the answer?
The unobservable 90 percent is our being. It’s comprised of our beliefs, fears, feelings, hopes, and expectations. Much of this is hardwired and driven by unconscious patterns of thinking and feeling. To uncover what is in the way of optimal performance, the place to look is within yourself. Do you dare to examine what lies well beneath the surface?
Consciousness is much more than an esoteric buzzword. It’s about seeing yourself, your colleagues, and your clients in a deeper, more meaningful way. This thought-provoking session will:
Amber is the Chief Enlightenment Officer for Conscious Public Accountants—whose mission is to guide accountants back to their wholeness. As a coach, Amber works with a select number of clients who are the best at what they do—yet they still hunger for education. They chose Amber because of her intellect, authenticity and drive to educate them in ways they've never experienced.
Amber holds a Masters in Leadership Studies from the University of San Diego and a Bachelors in Business Administration, Accounting from San Jose State University. She is a graduate of Accomplishment Coaching—an ICF accredited Coaches Training Program—and also completed their Advanced Leadership Program as a Mentor Coach. Amber is an inactive CPA and an ICF Professional Certified Coach.
Amber was recognized by CalCPA as a Woman to Watch in the Experienced Leader Category. She is a national expert on building coaching cultures within the accounting profession. Her professional experience includes serving as an internal and external coach, facilitating and coaching within leadership development experiences, and building a nationally recognized learning and development function.