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Topic: Values

5 Reasons to Work at Paro

Jan 23, 2018 / by Michael Burdick

1. We empower people to do what they love.

This is the core of what we do. How we do it is by creating the alternative employment model for the future of finance and accounting work. We are accelerating the mass migration to the freelance economy by providing freelance finance professionals with the independence and autonomy they crave, along with the consistent income they seek (their number 1 pain point!). In doing so, we are disrupting the $150Bn accounting industry; how freaking cool is that?

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A Thanksgiving Thank You from Paro

Nov 22, 2017 / by Michael Burdick

Dear friends of Paro,

Thanksgiving is the absolute best holiday for food: roasted turkey, creamed spinach, fresh-out-of-the-oven rolls, mashed potatoes... Even the cranberry sauce is amazing. (Mouth watering yet? Mine is.)  But, in anticipation of Thursday’s feast, I often forget to think about what I have to be thankful for, especially when it comes to the professional side of my life. I’ve learned a lot these last two years starting and leading Paro… things like: it is so important to celebrate small wins, to take a moment to acknowledge a colleague, or to pause and reflect.

So here it goes… my post-pause reflection.

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Five Uncomfortable Truths About Defining Your Company Values

Aug 31, 2017 / by Michael Burdick

The values session started out great. Three-and-a-half hours later, we were exhausted, dehydrated and sweating profusely.

When we walked into the conference room at 2 p.m. on Friday, we were armed with enough fluorescent Post-It notes and rainbow sharpies to throw a first-grade grade birthday party. We were ready to talk values and get them on paper, then head out for an evening of team fun and a few beers. The mood was light, the team was smiling and our show-and-tell objects were in hand.

What went wrong?

Read the full article on Forbes here.


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