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Becoming the Disruptive Accountant w/ Futurist Daniel Burrus

Roger Knecht

Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

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Overview: Becoming the Disruptive Accountant w/ Futurist Daniel Burrus

In this episode, your host Roger sits down with Daniel Burrus, a renowned futurist, keynote speaker, and business strategist, to discuss the secrets of anticipating change, using it to create a competitive advantage, and becoming a disruptive accountant.

About Our Guest: Daniel Burrus

Daniel is an expert in disruptive innovation, and in this episode, he shares insights on how to anticipate change and disruption to stay ahead of the curve. They discuss the difference between hard trends, which are future events that will happen, and soft trends, which are unpredictable and could go either way. He explains how to identify and leverage hard trends to create a mindset shift from pessimistic to opportunistic, and how accountants can use these trends to drive business growth.

He also talks about emerging technologies like Chat-GPT and other AI, and how accountants can use these tools to improve their services and stay ahead of the competition. Daniel and Roger explore how accountants can apply these technologies to create new efficiencies, enhance client interactions, and ultimately drive greater value for their clients.

If you’re an accounting professional or business owner looking to gain a competitive edge, you won’t want to miss this episode of “Building the Premier Accounting Firm.” With Roger and Daniel’s insights, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge you need to stay ahead of the curve and take advantage of the latest trends and innovations.

Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center

Guest Name: Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s leading futurists on global trends and disruptive innovation who, over the past forty years, has established a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of accurately predicting the future of technology-driven change and its direct impact on the business world.

He is the CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advances in technology-driven trends to help clients profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities.

He serves on the Department of Defense Joint Services Futures Group, and he is a strategic advisor to executives from Fortune 500 companies, helping them to develop game-changing strategies based on his proven methodologies for capitalizing on technology innovations and their future impact. His client list includes Lockheed Martin, Verizon, Microsoft, VISA, Deloitte, Google, KPMG, and FedEx.

He is the author of seven books, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal bestseller, Flash Foresight, and his latest book, The Anticipatory Organization, is an Amazon #1 bestseller. Burrus is also a featured writer with millions of weekly readers on the topics of innovation, change and the future.

He has been the featured subject of several PBS television specials and has appeared on programs such as CNN, Fox Business, and Bloomberg, and he is quoted in a variety of publications, including Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Fortune, and Forbes.

He is a highly innovative entrepreneur who has founded and managed six businesses, four of which were national leaders in the first year.

The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus.


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