Best Podcasts for Accountants

Best Podcasts for Accountants

Podcasts are great for "dead" time. Driving to work. Working out. They're an excellent tool for professional development. After all, who wants to read more after staring at a computer screen all day? Listen to these best accounting podcasts and save more time for watching Netflix.

It’s not a bot — the truth about Botkeeper, the Google-funded, AI-powered “bookkeeper replacement”

It’s not a bot — the truth about Botkeeper, the Google-funded, AI-powered “bookkeeper replacement”

Botkeeper represents itself as an AI-powered automated bookkeeping and accounting solution, but in reality it’s offshore labor in the Philippines doing most of the work.

Bookkeeping is Dead: How Intuit Will Kill It for Good

Bookkeeping is Dead: How Intuit Will Kill It for Good

Hot on the heels of TurboTax Live, Intuit is building an on-demand bookkeeping service called “QuickBooks Live" that will connect business owners directly with bookkeepers via video chat and screen sharing technology integrated directly into the QuickBooks application.

2018: The Year Cloud Accounting Passes the Tipping Point

2018: The Year Cloud Accounting Passes the Tipping Point

How many people does it take to make an idea go viral? It's lower than you might think. All it takes is 10% of the population to come around and change is inevitable. To learn how we've already passed that tipping point for cloud accounting technology, read my article in the July 2018 issue of California CPA Magazine.

Blockchain and CryptoKitties at IMA ACE 2018

Blockchain and CryptoKitties at IMA ACE 2018

I'm looking forward to explaining the potential (and insanity) of blockchain technology for real world applications to IMA members at their annual conference using the example of CryptoKitties, the "collectable, breedable, adorable" digital cats. It's like Beanie Babies in the cloud!

Lessons on Radical Leadership from a Study of Music

Lessons on Radical Leadership from a Study of Music

Recently I was asked to speak for FloQast at the The CFO Leadership Council annual conference in Boston. The theme was "Radical CFO," so I thought I'd do something radical and share a lesson I learned about leadership as a young cellist in the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Green Apple Podcast: How Automation is Making Accounting more Creative

Green Apple Podcast: How Automation is Making Accounting more Creative

I joined John Garrett recently on the Green Apple Podcast to talk about how my background in classical music helps my accounting career, how automation is attracting more creative individuals to the accounting profession, and why being authentic at work is the key to developing relationships that will aid your career. Listen here.