‘Botkeeper For Dummies:’ The Official Virtual Book Launch

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With Jody Padar
The Radical CPA

Botkeeper, the upstart artificial-intelligence-based bookkeeping platform, will debut their new book “Botkeeper For Dummies,” co-authored by Jody Padar, The Radical CPA, at a live web event Sept. 16.

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Padar and co-authors Chris Mahl, Botkeeper president, and Byron Patrick, a leading CPA technology consultant, will be joined by:

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Padar Joins Botkeeper as VP Strategy

Artificial intelligence software developer lands “The Radical CPA.”

By CPA Trendlines

Jody Padar, a CPA Trendlines expert author and one of the most influential people in the profession, is joining Botkeeper as vice president of strategy, charged with bringing the artificial-intelligence-based accounting software developer closer to the accounting profession.

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Padar is a leader in the transition of next-generation public accounting firms through open collaboration and change management. She is the author of The Radical CPA and From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide.

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Radical CPA Jody Padar Partners with Marketing by Numbers

New video service for accounting firms.

By CPA Trendlines

CPA Trendlines expert contributor Jody Padar, CPA, MST, principal of New Vision CPA Group and founder of The Radical CPA, is partnering with Marketing by Numbers, a new video marketing service for accounting firms.

Click to see Jody’s video: Nine Year-End Tax Strategies

With the partnership, The Radical CPA will leverage the Marketing by Numbers video service and platform to further educate accounting firms and CPAs on using technology to grow their firms more efficiently. READ MORE →

Join the Radical Movement

Who defines innovation? You.

By Jody Padar
From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide

It’s time to get going!

You’ve read my Beyond Radical approach.

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Are you exhausted or energized? If you know me, you know that I can’t wait to help you get started on your journey.
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Get Comfortable with Selling

Two businessmen shaking hands in front of tall office buildingsBut first, define the result.

By Jody Padar
From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide

We need to sell something other than time.

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We need to sell an outcome. We need to sell a result. We don’t need to sell time anymore.
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Why Time and Billing Is Over

Young businessman punching and breaking clock with fistMeasure outputs, not hours.

By Jody Padar
From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide

I know you must be tired of me saying this.

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But the real reason why I’m able to take on more and focus my energy on expansion is because utilization isn’t relevant to my firm.
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7 Ways to Add Value and Charge for It

Hand turning a knob up to the maximum with a dial where it is written "value added"“This is the hardest for CPAs…”

By Jody Padar
From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide

First: Create accountability. Follow up. Ask a question to a business owner, give them a deadline and then call them out on the follow-through.

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This is Coaching 101. Did they do what they said they were going to do? Most small business owners have no one to report to, and they appreciate you taking an interest.

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Profits: New Firms, New Measures

Businessman carrying elephant on his backEasing the power struggle between succession and partner compensation.

By Jody Padar
From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide

I’m going to address the elephant in the room. Ready? It’s succession and how it relates to partner compensation.

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I can give you many reasons why time and billing is no longer relevant. I can give you the reasons why customers want fixed or value-based prices.
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DeLeon & Stang Launches ‘Anticipatory Organization’ Model

Portrait of Al DeLeon
DeLeon

When transactions post automatically, what will accountants do?

By Jody Padar
From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide

Al DeLeon, founding partner of DeLeon & Stang in Virginia and Maryland, has introduced the Anticipatory Organization model to the firm.

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What does that mean exactly?

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