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I suck at marketing. There I said it. One of the best received sessions I have delivered in the last two years has been one about asking better questions. The trouble was, few people attended. It sounded way to boring. I tried a few different titles: Asking Better Questions Asking Effective Questions How to ask better […]
I stood silently among a group of a dozen managing partners of regional firms as I hooked up my MacBook to the projector to begin my talk about becoming a firm of the future. They had just been presented a state-of-the-profession address by an MP of a Top 100 firm. I have heard much of […]
At Sage Summit 2015, I had the honor of being interviewed by Bob McAdam, Todd McDaniel, and Darcy Boerio, hosts of the Enterprise Software Podcast. They “talk all things enterprise software a couple of time each month.” Specifically, they wanted me to talk about value pricing, but the conversation ranges from hanging out at the Mint […]
This is the third in a series of three posts I will be doing featuring slides and audio from my sessions at Sage Summit 2015. Sorry that the audio is not quite the best. Changing conversations by asking better questions This session is dedicated to the possibility that professionals can greatly increase the value they […]
Sorry I am a bit late with this, but I have had a few requests for me to do this post even at this late date. Here are the sessions I will presenting at Sage Summit 2015: SageCity Live: Increasing user adoption – Tuesday, July 28th, 11:45am – 12:30pm – SageCity Live This will be […]
Last year at the AICPA Prac/TECH Conference, I was honored to be interviewed by Jeffrey Drew, senior editor at the Journal of Accountancy. We had a terrific conversation. In anticipation of my upcoming speaking engagement at this year’s conference they have posted two portions of the interview. My thanks to them as they made me […]
At the Academy Awards, Matthew McConaughey gave the most talked about speech of the evening upon receiving the Oscar for Best Actor of the year. The speech begins about 45 seconds in. Matthew McConaughey – Acceptance Speech… At about 2:40 in, McConaughey answers my favorite interview question. In fact, if I could only ask a candidate […]
As part of my job, I had the opportunity to interview Tom Hood, CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs, the most progressive CPA state association. We talk about his journey to becoming the CEO of the association and the IS and the OUGHT of the accounting profession. Enjoy!
At Sage Summit 2013 I will be delivering a session entitled A Complete Waste of Time. Here is a video explaining the premise. If you are interested in having one of your customers request and/or objections being featured during the session, please submit them to me via email or post in the comments below.