Interview with Ron Baker and Ed Kless, Recorded LIVE in front of a THRIVEal audience!


Co-created by the THRIVEal +CPA Network and the CloudSolutions Alliance
This edition of the THRIVEcast also sponsored by Right Networks

Jason Blumer and Greg Kyte are back for the fifth episode of the THRIVEcast!

The Podcast Team!

Hear why Ron Baker says timesheets are demoralizing and Ed Kless believes that they are unethical. Ed even tells a Bible story! And when will Ron and Ed work themselves out of a job by putting an end to the billable hour?
Also hear from several THRIVEal members about why they chose to be a part of the THRIVEal +CPA Network and why they came to the Firm of the Future Symposium in Greenville, SC. Bonus: hear the story of how Jason and Greg met.

NOTE: THRIVEal has grown since the recording of this episode. Jason mentioned on the show that we have 200 members. We are now up to 217 at the time this podcast is being released!

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Produced by:

Shane McMullin of Ninth Hour Productions

About our guest: Ron Baker

Ronald J. Baker started his career in 1984 with KPMG’s Private Business Advisory Services in San Francisco. Today, he is the founder of VeraSage Institute, the leading think tank dedicated to improving the professions for posterity.

As a frequent speaker, writer, and educator, his work takes him around the world. He has been an instructor with the California CPA Education Foundation since 1995 and has authored fifteen courses for them.

Ron Baker

Founder VeraSage Institute

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