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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:

I’m a Peter Thiel fan. He is a contrarian, and there is power in contrarian thinking. In his book Zero to One, Thiel talks about Secrets in Chapter 8. It’s one of my favorite chapters.     In his book, Thiel contrasts secrets between conventions and mysteries. He contends that conventions within business are easy to […]
The firm of the future does not exist. Never has, never will. As my colleague Adrian Simmons says, there will be “firms of the futures.” Amen. There currently are, and will be in the future, many different types of firms doing many different things, led by many different leaders. There is no ‘right way’ when […]
At Thriveal, we don’t take our partnerships lightly. We work hard to be valuable to our sponsors, and they expect the same thing from us. Like other accounting community conferences, our annual Deeper Weekend conference is made possible by the awesome sponsors in our community. I want to take a moment to publicly thank them, give […]
I’m reading Peter Thiel‘s new book, Zero to One. Wow. He is truly a contrarian as most of his ideas fly in the face of doing business in any type of traditional way. Some would even say his ideas are scary. One overarching idea I’m noticing in the book is about his focus on building […]
July 1, 2014 was the Blumer CPAs 2 year anniversary of being a virtual firm. We messed some stuff up, but have also learned a lot. I believe our virtualness sets us apart, so we are committed to getting better at being a virtual firm. So that I can add to my learning around being […]