“The dream begins most of the time with the teacher who believes in you” [PODCAST] with Jody Padar

Jody Pradar

Jody Pradar

Jody Padar joined her father’s firm four years ago, bringing her expertise in the areas of taxation, QuickBooks, and small business accounting. As one of the profession’s emerging thought leaders, Jody has transitioned New Vision to next-generation status by adopting advanced technologies and best practices that support web-based client services and allow the firm to run at peak efficiency.

She is also an expert in the area of GREEN, vigilantly staying apprised of green-related government incentives and tax credits to ensure clients receive the proper deductions.

Jody earned her BBA from Saint Mary’s College and MST from Northern Illinois University. She is also an adjunct professor at Oakton Community College and a contributing member of the Intuit Trainer Writer Network.

Jody has also been featured in a number of publications and has received many awards!

10 Worth Watching, Women Who Inspire a Profession

40 under 40  2010, 2009

Forbes Interview

Accounting Today Top 100  2012, 2011

Illinois CPA Society 2011 “Women to Watch”

christmas-treeOn the show we shared a few comments about Christmas trees, YouTube videos, and LinkedIn articles. Check out the links and the Christmas tree to the right!

LinkedIn Article

YouTube Video – Find your Passion

Questions asked on the show!

Tell us about one experience in your current position that just blew you away and that you were really excited about.

What was your biggest, or one of your biggest, failure(s) in getting to where you are today?

What is a great resource you used along the way that helped you to get where you are today?

What is your advice for someone starting out in his or her career?

What is your advice for someone who has been working in the industry and wants to make a change or take his or her career to the next level?

What’s a great book that you’ve read?

And lastly, tell us a quote that you love and how it’s helped you reach your goals.



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