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Go Beyond Disruption

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Stay ahead of the accounting & finance curve with weekly insights on emerging technology, human intelligence and digital transformation. AICPA & CIMA's global community helps you leverage disruption today to prepare your profession for tomorrow. The Association of International Certified Profession… read more


GBD159. Time to talk. Why finance professionals are also becoming podcasters.

...YOU could be in the top 25% of podcasts... 

Our guest is CPA-turned-podcaster David Spray. He's a Texas-based serial entrepreneur who recently started a pair of businesses with podcasting at their heart. He talks about why having a podcast is almost like having a superpower, about the 50 ways podcasting can benefit a finance professional, and about why he launched a podcasting-for-CPAs service.

Talking Points. These are some of the topics we discussed in this episode.

  • Why having a podcast is like having a superpower.

  • Relative to blogs, websites and videos, podcasts are the rarest form of online content.

  • The swing from DIY to DFY

  • How consistency could get you to the top 25% of podcasts.

  • The playing field is still relatively open and if you work in a specialized niche, you might be the first and maybe only person in your space to have a podcast.

  • Why start a podcast (we can think of fifty).

Our Guest. David Spray launched his first podcast in 2019 and a second podcast earlier this year. He received a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987 and an MBA from the University of Houston in 1991. 

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Social. Use #GoBeyondDisruption, @AICPANews or @CIMA_News.

About Our Podcast. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different members of the AICPA & CIMA team from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, we hope that the insights will be consistently useful.

Get in touch. How did you discover our podcast? Where do you listen? What would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we're keen to know what you think. Email us here.

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