Growing Teams, Establishing Leaders, Serving Clients
Joey Havens, CPA, is a managing partner at HORNE, where he passionately lives out his life’s calling to help others see and reach their full potential. Joey challenges leaders to bold transparency, calling on leaders to show their heart while working to connect everyone to the “why,” or the purpose, of the organization.
Joey is a frequent presenter/teacher/facilitator on creating a culture of belonging, strategic planning, leadership development and loves to teach young professionals the ABCs to Outstanding.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
- CPA Practice Advisor’s Top 30 Thought Leaders
- 2017 Mississippi’s Top CEOs by the Mississippi Business Journal
- Accounting Today’s 2016 Elite Managing Partner List
- Top 40 Under 40 Leadership Award by the Mississippi Business Journal
Joey in the Press
Within the profession, Joey actively challenges the mainstays of public accounting. He advocates growing leaders faster using holistic approaches and intentional sponsorship. In addition to his weekly beBetter blog, he is the author of numerous whitepapers and articles and has co-authored four books during his career at HORNE.
AICPA Journal of Accountancy
Business Learning Institute
Change Your Mindset Blog
The Green Apple Podcast with John Garrett
INSIDE Public Accounting
The Upstream Leader Podcast
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This funny incident does provide us some insights into how quick we can be to make assumptions and establish opinions with little information. Our brains are programmed to be lazy and use our prior experiences to make quick easy decisions. It’s when we take our assumptions, withhold a quick decision and test those assumptions against more information or contrary information that we make better decisions. How often do we take a position on a matter that really if we simply looked at the other side of the coin, it’s not really a big deal.
Thinking ahead! So simple and yet this has never been more important than today as things are moving and changing at such a fast pace. For our full potential, we must think ahead and anticipate what the future holds.
We have so many choices in how we respond to each other. But it’s almost always a positive experience to explore new ideas a little further. You make an investment in both yourself and the person who cares enough to share an idea with you.
As individual team members, as leaders, we can connect, influence and grow together by demonstrating we care with actions.
Making wise choices in our reactions leads to better outcomes, better memories, stronger influence and most of all, better relationships.
The habit of smiling increases our energy level, inspires others, connects, reduces stress, influences and invites others to connect with us.