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Some of your best career advice might come from your mom! Wilson-Taylor president Joanne Cleaver was in good company in this Wall St. Journal article (WSJ 5-6-15 Mentor Moms ) that profiles, among others, Christina Flynn, president of the American Women’s Society of CPAs, which partners with Wilson-Taylor to produce the Accounting MOVE Project. Here’s the scoop on what the MOVE Project is all about – and how it can transform your industry for women.


Interested in plotting a smooth, steady transition from a staff job to self-employment? Find out how with author and Wilson-Taylor president Joanne Cleaver at a workshop

on June 10 at Interlochen in northern Michigan., based on the principles in her book The Career Lattice .

Career lattices are poised to propel the materials handling, logistics and transportation industries to win and keep the talent they need to grow. Here are key handouts from Joanne Cleaver’s October 2014 panel presentation at the annual conference of the Materials Handling Institute.


The 2015 Accounting MOVE Project is nearly completed, with results to be announced in May and June 2015. Complete details about MOVE 2015 are here! 

MOVE recognizes programs and firm cultures that actually work…like Forum W at Moss Adams, as showcased in this profile of Star Fischer that ran in the Nov. 20, 2014 edition of the Wall St. Journal.

Missed the MOVE Project  webinar on Nov. 24?  Here are the slides that showcase three MOVE Best Practices your firm can use now! MOVE 2014 Best Practices Webinar 11/24/14

  • Moss Adams: Its empoWer networking model equips propels women partners to rapid business development success.
  • CohnReznick: Its WomenCAN initiative shaped the firm’s post-merger culture.
  • Lurie, Besikof, Lapidus: Its Emerging Leaders program helps millennials envision their future as firm leaders.

The Wilson-Taylor mission: To help you develop and deliver messages that build your authority, reach and reputation. Work with us to:

  • Craft and publish original content that persuades and engages key audiences. 

  • Get your story out through media interviews, unscripted social media messaging, and panel discussions.

  • Develop and deploy messaging strategies that keep communication staff, executives and experts on point and in sync.

  • Accelerate the professional development of executives, staff and subject matter experts through Wilson-Taylor workshops on communication and leadership. 

Our Work in Action 

The 2014 Accounting MOVE Project Executive Summary in Public Accounting Report 

Insights from our projects inform useful tools for leaders, managers and women, such as the “Six Words That Incite Women to Quit,” as published in the Chicago Tribune’s opinion pages on August 2, 2013. Read it here: Why Women Quit Tribune Aug 2 ’13

The Accounting MOVE Project is transforming the accounting profession for women by equipping women and firms with evidence for change, as profiled in Signature, the magazine for Association Media & Publishing. MOVE  is just one Wilson-Taylor project that builds authority for association and corporate sponsors.