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Course participants will receive a free copy of the Accounting Firm Operations and Technology Survey eBook when it is published in January, 2014. The eBook will lend insight, reassurance and peace-of-mind when partners are making operational decisions.
Cost Free
Presentation Length 0.0 hours

Recorded DateOctober 25, 2013
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaOther
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Randy’s presentation starts with the question, “Is technology a tool or a barrier in your life?” His talk will help you focus on what is important to you, and the way you want to maintain your work/life balance. Randy will define what affects your ability to focus. He’s share three technologies to change in your life and a vision to resolve the burden that technology need not create.

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Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston, MCS, has been a top-rated speaker in the technology industry for over 30 years. He was inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame in 2011. He was selected as a Top 25 Thought Leader in Accounting from 2011-2013. His influence throughout the accounting industry is highlighted once again this year by being a recipient of the 2013 Accounting Today's Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting award for the tenth consecutive year. Among his many other awards, he holds the honor of being one of nine technology stars in the U.S. by Accounting Technology Magazine. Randy writes a monthly column for The CPA Practice Advisor, articles for the Journal of Accountancy, and creates articles for both accounting and technology publications and the author of numerous books. He has started and owns multiple businesses, including K2 Enterprises in Hammond, Louisiana, and Network Management Group, Inc. in Hutchinson, Kansas. In 2010, NMGI announced its national support of CPA firms. His wife and four children enjoy many experiences, including theater, music, travel, golf, skiing, snorkeling, and model trains. Randy’s experience as a college instructor, management and technology consultant and advisor to the industry will be obvious to you in today’s presentation.

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