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What's Your And?

John Garrett’s research involves talking with rock star professionals who realize that who you are is much more than what you do. Accountants, consultants, lawyers and other professionals everywhere are doing some cool things after they leave the office. We discuss how these outside-of-work interests impact their career.
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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 29, 2019

Ashley tells John about how the Green Apple message has affected her and her co-workers at BeachFleischman since his visit to them this past Fall. She also talks about how she hopes to use her passion for baking and decorating cakes for client relations, recruiting, and more!

May 27, 2019

The Green Apple Podcast does weekly “Green Apple Slices”, where John Garrett and Rachel Fisch discuss a recent business article related to the Green Apple Message. These shorter segments are released each Monday, so don’t miss an episode by subscribing on iTunes or an Android app.

This week, John and Rachel discuss a Legend article, “Employee Engagement: 4 Things Disney Says You Need” by Lisa Sperow.

May 22, 2019

Trevor Halcomb is a USMC veteran and aspiring tax professional who currently works as a tax associate at Howard, LLP while finishing his Masters in Taxation at the University of North Texas. He plans to begin sitting for the CPA exam in February of 2020.

Trevor talks with John on how the Green Apple message has affected him and his realization that his passions for CrossFit and yoga help him stay productive as an accountant! Trevor and John also talk about a LinkedIn post he shared with his colleagues and the positive reception he was given!

May 20, 2019

The Green Apple Podcast does weekly “Green Apple Slices”, where John Garrett and Rachel Fisch discuss a recent business article related to the Green Apple Message. These shorter segments are released each Monday, so don’t miss an episode by subscribing on iTunes or an Android app.

This week, John and Rachel discuss a Frobes article, “How Viewing Your People As Individuals Can Dramatically Impact Your Bottom Line” by Jeneen Masih.

May 15, 2019

Joshua Jenson (JJ the CPA) is a founding partner of Jenson & Company, CPA’s in Edmond, Oklahoma who became interested in becoming a CPA not just for the job itself, but for the flashy lifestyle it could provide him! JJ tells John about how his grandfather played a large part in his career choice and how he applies his lifestyle towards his clients and his children!

May 13, 2019

The Green Apple Podcast does weekly "Green Apple Slices", where John Garrett and Rachel Fisch discuss a recent business article related to the Green Apple Message. These shorter segments are released each Monday, so don't miss an episode by subscribing on iTunes or an Android app.

This week, John and Rachel discuss a Thrive Global article, "6 Secrets to Staying Happy at Work" by Glassdoor.

May 8, 2019

Lorilyn Crum is a CPA and senior accountant at Collective. She earned her degree in political science from the University of Michigan and her Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate from Linfield College. During her time at UofM, she was recruited on the softball team being part of the first team east of Mississippi to win a national championship! Lorilyn talks with John about her softball career and how her passion for living a healthy lifestyle affects her life both personal and professionally.

May 6, 2019

The Green Apple Podcast does weekly "Green Apple Slices", where John Garrett and Rachel Fisch discuss a recent business article related to the Green Apple Message. These shorter segments are released each Monday, so don't miss an episode by subscribing on iTunes or an Android app.

This week, John and Rachel discuss a Work It Daily article, "3 Reasons Why Companies Like Cisco Want Their Employees To Have A Life Outside Of Work" by Jennifer McCann.

May 1, 2019

Michael Durant, CPA at Prager Metis CPAs LLC, found a passion in teaching children financial literacy after getting involved in outreach programs while taking accounting classes. He saw a need for this when realizing that children did not understand important aspects like the effects of interest rates over time and more! Michael tells us how this passion is very different from his accounting job despite still dealing with finances, and how participating in these programs helps build his network as an accountant!

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