Improv Is No Joke | Helping Business Leaders Become More Effective Communicators By Embracing the Principles Of Improvisation
About This Show
Welcome to Improv Is No Joke Podcast where it is all about becoming a more effective communicator by embracing the principles of improvisation. I am your host, Peter Margaritis, the self proclaimed Chief Edutainment Officer of my business The Accidental Accountant.
My goal is to provide you with thought-provoking interviews with business leaders so you can become an effective improviser which will lead to building stronger relationships with clients, customers, colleagues and even your family.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 47 - Jody Padar: The Future of Public Accounting
5 days ago
Jody Padar is a radical CPA, the CEO & Principal of New Vision CPA Group, and the author of The Radical CPA: New Rules for the Future-Ready Firm. Later this year, she will release The Radical CPA 2.0. She’s been one of Accounting Today’s top 100 influencers in the accounting profession for 6 years, and in 2015 she was named a Managing Partner Elite. Jody represents the next generation of accounting professionals; the vanguard of the new movement of “digital CPAs.” She is trying to educate the profession on its natural evolution into the digital age… before they go extinct. Jody believes in embracing the cloud, social media, bots, and other highly advanced technologies and practices. She wants to alter how CPAs think about firm culture and serving their clients. So far, embracing technology and looking to the future is going very well for Jody. The average CPA firm grows 4% annually. Her firm, New Vision CPA Group, grew 25% last year – organically, or without acquiring anyone. On top of that, she expects to grow 25% again this year. Jody’s success isn’t surprising. She’s moving into the future with consumers, because that’s what CPAs have to do if they don’t want their firms to go the way of Blockbuster and Blackberry. She really doesn’t understand why more CPAs don't let the technology do the grunt work. CPAs are spending their time doing work that's not value added, instead of letting technology do it. Do you want to join Jody on the front lines of accounting? It all starts with a firm’s commitment to doing everything in one way, which is often a prob