Ep51: Interview with Rita Keller from Keller Advisors, LLC
Rita has frequently been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting. She recently received the Everest Award from Management Summit, which was established to recognize major/ongoing contributions to the CPA profession, and the Association for Accounting Administration ACE Award for achievement, commitment, and excellence in CPA firm management and administration. In December 2009, her popular daily blog devoted to CPA firm management was named one of the Top 50 Blogs for Accountants.
Rita was a delight to have on the show and she shared a ton of great stories and experiences. She has a truly awesome job now serving as an advisor and consultant to CPA firms all across the country!
Rita has a great blog where she writes every business day and has for the last seven years. She includes daily quotes on the blog and she shared some great quotes on the show, including the one below:
"It's not necessary to change, survival is not mandatory" - W. Edwards Deming
Questions asked on the show:
Tell us about one experience in your current position that just blew you away and that you were really excited about.
What was your biggest, or one of your biggest, failure(s) in getting to where you are today?
What is a great resource you used along the way that helped you to get where you are today?
What is your advice for someone starting out in his or her career?
What is your advice for someone who has been working in the industry and wants to make a change or take his or her career to the next level?
What’s a great book that you’ve read?
And lastly, tell us a quote that you love and how it’s helped you reach your goals.