What's Next For Accounting? - Issue #94
💡 How To Make A Coloring Book
We don’t touch on creative tools much since we have real work to do, but this week is a rundown of my favorite apps for creativity.
First, a coloring book I put together with Midjourney after being inspired by this prompt from Chase Lean:
It’s a fun way and playful way to announce to your team that they all need to get back to the office. Here’s a Google Doc if you want to swipe & modify.
My go-to tools for all things creative:
Music generation - Chirp by Suno - the baby shark covers are particularly notable
Lip sync video generation
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📅 This Week
I have some exciting research projects in progress - if you’re a developer with experience training models, fine-tuning, or developing agents please get in touch!
I’m hot on building your firm around an “offer” as a path to making ongoing engagements way more profitable
Building on that, we explored how to get paid for discovery work
I shared my journey from firm-runner to internet thinkperson on this podcast
Loophole enthusiast Mitchell Baldridge launched a newsletter
MS launched Loops on the Windows store, their Notion clone
Tona is a way to monitor competitors - plug in the websites of firms similar to you and monitor website changes, their newsletter etc
The biggest scientific discovery in my lifetime got slightly more plausible this week - here’s an explainer
NASA announces their own streaming service NASA+
😍From The Community
My private peer networking community Realize for firm leaders, now capped at 500 members. We’ll be permanently raising the price for new members in a few weeks.
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