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REFM -  Adrian Photo Square - CATOB“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” -Sir Ken Robinson


That quote is taken from this 2006 TED talk video, which I highly recommend watching if you haven’t seen it before (or even if you have, for that matter – it’s that good). In it, Sir Robinson offers some observations and insights about the education system, and how we might make it better. Read more

Innovation, Personal Growth
Jason BlumerMy wife, Jennifer, has been going through some changes in her life to become more healthy in her life, her work, her body, and her relationships (read more about her journey on her blog). She finally got me into her 5:00 am trips to Greenville Adventure Bootcamp. Wow! I’ve never attempted exercises that are so difficult, so scary, but so satisfying! Here’s a video of me barely attempting hermit crabs:



Business, Coaching

Jennifer BlumerROWE may be simple, but it is not easy.


Our firm is diving deeper into defining results and truly trying to be a company that honors both customers and team members. But it’s not easy! We all work from home, but recently we had an opportunity to be together for two days in Hendersonville, NC for our retreat. We had games, margaritas, prizes, gifts, and lots and lots of discussion on how to manage projects. Read more

CPA firm, ROWE

Greg Kyte 2Whether you like it or not, your firm is telling a story. And it probably sucks.

According to Lisa Johnson, author of the e-book Story Juicing, “being influential is about connecting emotionally with your audience and bringing your ideas to life.” Problem is we’re unimpassioned CPAs with no emotions for audiences to connect with. We tend to barf data into our customers’ laps and hope they’ll be moved by our data puke.

They won’t.

That’s why we need to incorporate simple yet effective story elements into our presentations. Read more

Business, CPA firm