Join Amanda Aguillard as she hosts Accounting Salon Conversations. She will interview the brightest minds in the accounting and bookkeeping industry.
The Great Resignation Of Accounting Firm Talent With Byron Patrick
Byron Patrick of Botkeeper joins Amanda at Accounting Salon in New Orleans. To talk about the changes in the last few years in the world of accounting. We also get a look into Byron's life away from work seeing his perspective change over the past few years. Byron discusses the growth of Botkeeper and the change in the workplace over COVID-19.
Balancing Food, Family, Friends, and Work with Nicole Davis
Nicole Davis CPA Founder and Owner of Butler-David Tax and Accounting join Amanda to chat about working with her husband, Social Media Presence, and delicious food Amanda and Nicole cook. Amanda dives deep into Nicole's life discussing a work-life balance and staying healthy.
Stripping Down and Rebuilding a Successful Practice with Patti Scharf
Patti Scharf of Catching Clouds joins Amanda to chat about working with her husband, her YouTube channel, and travel anxiety as a firm owner. They discuss the history of Patty's firm that combines both IT and accounting services, its pivot to e-commerce, firing clients, and why Patti started rebuilding her firm two years ago. Patty and Amanda talk also discuss some of their current favorite business books.
Remote Working in High Definition with Blake Oliver
Blake Oliver of Jirav and the Cloud Accounting Podcast joins Amanda to chat about video games, remote work, commuting, and relocating. They discuss how cloud accounting firms were some of the first businesses to adopt remote work years ago. Blake and Amanda talk about how cloud-based technology can be used to deeper relationships with clients, but both wonder why there isn't any cloud-based tax software available.
Constructing an Accounting Firm in the Reverse Order Way with Kenji Kuramoto
Kenji Kuramoto of Acuity joins Amanda to chat about building a cloud accounting firm that is an amazing 17 years old. Kenji discusses how new tools and technologies have improved the bookkeeping and tax processes, and how the industry is just starting to enter a time in which new tools and technology are being created for the controller and advisory processes. Kenji shares his learnings from Acuity's recent acquisition of another accounting firm. Amanda and Kenji also talk about sharing their love of the outdoors to help bring balance to their lives.
Creating Space for Deep Work with Jeff Phillips
Jeff Phillips of Padgett Busines Services joins Amanda to chat about how regardless of him not being an accountant, his career has led him to become the CEO of an accounting firm. They both go deep on how hard it is to focus and eliminate distractions to have time to work on your most important projects. Jeff and Amanda share some books that have helped them better manage their time and, more importantly, their inbox. Jeff also shares his love of stock images.
The SalonCast Debut #fantastic
I absolutely love this - deeply casual conversations about our rapidly evolving industry. Amanda and her guests offer a refreshing and positive outlook and practical solutions to the same problems we all struggle within the accounting service and FinTech space. Excited to hear more!!
Good stuff and good luck
Heard about you on David Leary’s show and it has been fun getting to meet the folks in the Salon. I look forward to watching the salon/show grow in the future.