Adrian Simmons is the Chief Creative Designer at Elements CPA. He also is the director of Thriveal Laboratory, which encourages innovation in the accounting profession. Adrian worked at KPMG for two years before joining his father’s accounting firm. In 2013, he had the honor and privilege to re-imagine the firm. How to Switch to Value Pricing What is the most important thing […]
This episode of the Art of Value Show is a live recording from the bi-annual VeraSage Symposium, which was in Boston, MA. The distinguished panelists or VeraSagi are Ron Baker, Ed Kless, John Chisholm and Kirk Bowman. This episode will be rebroadcast on The Soul of Enterprise with Ron & Ed and Pricing Power by Steve Major. What is the future of value […]
Cesar Abeid is a Certified Project Mangement Professional and Vice President of Client Services at Remontech. He started his career as an electrical engineer. He is the author of Project Management for You and host of the Project Management for the Masses podcast. What Is Project Management? What is the most important thing you can share about pricing? Do not become a commodity. Be […]
The history of economic thought regarding the concept of value is “a tale of two theories”. The Labor Theory of Value states that value is equal to the sum of the labor and materials to create something. The Subjective Theory of value states that value is the perception in the mind of the customer. Ron Baker and Ed Kless discuss these theories from chapter 8 of Ron’s book Pricing on Purpose.
In 2012, David Wells led Moores, a 40-lawyer practice, through a transition from hourly billing to value pricing. From his experience, he learned value pricing is more than a way to determine what to charge a customer. It is a business model, a philosophy, and a way of thinking. David shares how the new model changed the customers, employees, processes, and systems at Moores for the better.
Wes Higbee is a software consultant from New York. He has been interviewed on the AOV Show before about software consulting, agile development, and customer value. Matt Riopelle is a creative consultant from Austin. He was a guest on the AOV Show previously to discuss the importance of pricing. Wes and Matt practice value pricing in their businesses and frequently […]
Rags Srinivasan is an engineer, turned pricing consultant. His epiphany came when he realized it is not about costs. Nowadays, he leverages an analytical approach on pricing. He has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at Berkeley, where he studied with Teck-Hua Ho. He is an avid hiker and said that if it is not […]
Michael Port is the author of six books and a New York Times best-selling author. The Boston Globe commented, “He is an uncommonly honest author.” He has been called a marketing guru by the Wall Street Journal and a sales guru by The Financial Times. His seventh book, Steal the Show, is due this fall. “Book Yourself […]
Barrett Young is an accountant who founded The Green Abacus in 2012. He has never kept a timesheet, no longer does tax returns, and has never worked for a Big Four Accounting Firm. Barrett served our country as a Marine in the infantry, and he loves to snowboard. Providing Unlimited Access What is the most important thing […]
Mark Wickersham is the #1 Amazon best-selling author of Effective Pricing for Accountants. He ran an accounting practice for seven years and is now a mentor to over 150 accountants in the United Kingdom. He is also an avid cyclist. Price Has Nothing to Do with Cost What is the most important thing you can share about […]