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Go Beyond Disruption

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Stay ahead of the accounting & finance curve with weekly insights on emerging technology, human intelligence and digital transformation. AICPA & CIMA's global community helps you leverage disruption today to prepare your profession for tomorrow. The Association of International Certified Profession… read more


Building and Getting the Best from your Finance Team with Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements (UK). GBD33

""Finance teams are most effective when they've got a clear purpose: when they know WHY the team actually exists""

We begin 2019 with a guest who's an accountant and consultant coach by profession. Duncan Brodie, MD of Goals and Achievements Ltd, has worked with over 5 thousand professionals in the finance field. He tells Oliver Rowe (AICPA & CIMA, London, UK) about what he's learned helping sector professionals and organisations to develop their leadership, management and team-working skills. 



  • How the skillsets and qualities of teams and their members. have been transformed in the last few years.
  • Routes to the most appropriate and relevant certifications and qualifications.
  • The key drivers for successful finance teams.
  • Moving beyond the financial metrics.
  • The importance of hiring the right team members.
  • How a finance professional looks at what makes a company a 'great place to work'.
  • Defining purpose.
  • Understanding the bigger contribution being made to the organisation's success.



Duncan Brodie is a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator. He heads Goals and Achievements, a company he set up in 2006 after 25 years in accounting and consulting roles, working for large organisations including the NHS, a retail bank, PwC and EY. He then became Finance Director of a £160m NHS Trust where he led a team of 70 people.

He's worked with over 5 thousand accountants and professionals as a coach, mentor and trainer. His articles on EzineArticles have had towards 1 million views, his Udemy course on Presentation Skills has had over 11,000 enrolments, and he's also published 3 ebooks on Amazon.

Connect with him at



YOUR COMMUNITY. Interviews with our international experts are recorded by different members of the AICPA & CIMA team from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, the insights will always be consistently useful.

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