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Deeper Weekend 2014

Jason

Blumer

Jason Blumer

Jason founded Thriveal in 2010 as a way to help small CPA firm owners connect. Since that time, Thriveal has helped many small firms grow by providing a community, coaching services, webinars, and live events. The newest offerings include a Lab for experimentation and an Academy for continuing education for CPAs. An Incubator for new firms is in the works. Deeper Weekend is the annual live event by Thriveal.

Jason is also the Chief Innovative Officer of his firm, Blumer & Associates, CPAs. The firm was one of the first to move from a traditional office to a virtual environment, where they serve creatives only. Jason leads a team that works in a Results Only Work Environment. He focuses heavily on business coaching, while his team meets the technical and compliance needs of the customer.

Jason is the co-host of two podcasts, the Thrivecast and The Businessology Show and speaks and writes frequently for CPAs and creatives, his firm’s chosen niche. He has been honored as one of the 40 under 40 in the profession (CPA Practice Advisor) as well as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting (Accounting Today). Recently, Jason was featured in the Challenger's Almanac along with Seth Godin, Simon Sinek, and other leaders. Jason loves to watch documentaries on just about anything and is working on his personal bests in Crossfit several times a week. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wife and their three daughters. Stay connected with Jason by signing up at JasonBlumer.com.

Recent articles from Jason:

The year 2015 was a year of me learning all about the depths of the risks we face in our firm. I think I was mostly blind to the risks we were bearing in how we pay our team, how our clients pay us, and the rewards we were assuming we were receiving as a […]
I was excited to share Thriveal’s vision for 2016 in our annual Family Meeting a couple of weeks ago. You can watch the recording of our Family Meeting below if you missed it:   We have a leadership team in Thriveal now. This means we are able to make our visions much larger, because smarter […]
I’ve had some successes and failures as a leader lately. I want to write down what I’m learning. Here is what I’m learning as a leader:   1. I’m leaning into my human work. I ain’t no boss, and I sure ain’t no manager. Bosses like to tell other people what to do, and managers check […]
I keep a keen eye on how our profession is changing. The change in our profession really affects our Thriveal Network and it’s members so I’m very interested in it’s change. One story I’m hearing a lot is how larger firms are buying smaller regional firms. More seasoned practitioners are ready to retire, and it seems they […]
Hierarchical models of management in professional accounting firms all over the world are being challenged by new ways to build a business. It seems new business models (based on hearing every voice on the team), or focusing on results (and nothing else) are becoming more and more popular as the younger generations begin running the […]
GoingConcern.com recently posted a great conversation with Jessica Mah, CEO of InDinero. Mah is in a business pivot, and the ramifications to the professional accounting space are foundational. In this article, we’ll explore her thoughts on changing InDinero into a service-based software company, as well as what firms can do to make their own pivots […]