Jason Goldberg is a Certified Public Accountant in Miami, Florida. With years of experience, Jason has often been a sought-after employee of large firms. He also provides expert financial analysis through his own agency, as a consultant to those seeking solid advice from a trusted source.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Jason Goldberg has the education and experience that accountants need in order to provide clients with top financial services. Jason provides business owners with financial analysis tools that directly benefit their companies. The analyses are designed to help these business owners make informed decisions about starting new companies and improving the financial performance of their existing firms.
Jason is also an expert at contract negotiation. Not unlike many businessmen and entrepreneurs, Jason knows that many deals and contract negotiations are handled in one very popular place: the golf course. Jason is a devoted golfer both professionally and in his free time. He enjoys the sport immeasurably and is plays it very well.
Miami is home to over 20 award-winning golf courses, drawing top competitors to play on the local fairways. Some of Jason’s favorite courses include Miami Beach Golf Club, Normandy Shores Golf Club, and the Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club, located in Miami Lakes.
Another way Jason loves to mix his passion with business is by sponsoring charity events at his favorite golf clubs. As a philanthropist, Jason is always looking for ways to enrich the community in a very hands-on and active way. He has also been known to participate in events where seasoned golfers mentor young, aspiring golfers that are looking for training in the techniques involved when playing golf.
Other hobbies of Jason’s include traveling, reading, and fine art. Jason has found that being both well-traveled and well educated through reading have assisted him in his entrepreneurial pursuits. When visiting other areas of the world, he has found that he now has a deeper appreciation and contentment with his life and possessions. As a financial advisor, Jason Goldberg believes it is an important quality for a person to know the true value of one’s own life in relation to their possessions.
What do you think it is that makes you successful?
I believe it is not what we do that makes us successful, but how we approach the work that we do. For example, I am disciplined and focused when it comes to everything I do in life, whether it be my work, my hobbies, or helping others.
How do you bring Ideas to life?
I surround myself with people who are as driven as I am. When we come together, the ideas really begin to flow and truly exciting things happen. My advice for people seeking knowledge is to read everything you can get your hands on and be an expert at something. I have found that during my career in business, you are only as good as your knowledge of the business. Highly successful people are well read and highly educated in their fields.
What are your future aspirations?
My aspiration is to be a leader in my community by volunteering and mentoring others on how they can follow their dreams. My goal is to make a lasting impact on others in this world, just as others have made an impact on me. My life has been greatly enhanced through volunteering and mentoring my peers, which I strongly believe is my true calling in life.
What advice would you give to someone starting out?
For anyone who is new to their chosen field of work or education, I would say find a mentor or be a mentor. Choose someone who is successful in your field and learn from them, whether it be by asking advice or watching intently how they do things. This will help you grow faster than you ever anticipated.
What does your typical day look like and how do you make it productive?
My typical day begins with a 30 minute brainstorming session in the morning over a cup of coffee to get the juices flowing. I then tackle my daily tasks and complete them within an 8 hour workday. I leave approximately 3 hours for preparation each night before going to bed so that I can get up early and get started right away when it is time to start work.
What is the most important thing one has to do to be a great leader?
As a leader, you must truly care about the quality of your product/service and what it provides for its consumer. As a good leader, you will accountable to no one but yourself for this level of commitment. You have to be able to work harder than anyone else in achieving your goals. Only then will people take notice that you are doing things right and being a leader in your field.
What is one must-read book you would recommend to everyone?
“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey. I believe that every person should spend time studying this classic and refreshing themselves with the lessons that it teaches. This will help anyone become more successful in their field by learning how to better discipline themselves, be patient, and focus on their goals.
What is your favorite thing about playing golf?
I enjoy so many different aspects of golf and the people you meet while playing. One of my favorite things though, is probably the escape you are able to experience while playing. I think it is important for everyone to find something they are passionate about doing. This allows them to be more content in life and less stressed when times get tough at work or home.
What is your favorite quote?
“The only way to do great work, is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs. This is by far one of my favorite quotes because it has made me realize that no matter how much money I make through my career, the true satisfaction comes when you are doing something that you love.
What is one main principle you live by?
“Life is what you make it.” – Jon Bon Jovi. I have found this quote to be one of the most important things in my life, because it has made me realize that no matter the situation I am faced with, I have a choice on how I want to react. It is my choice if I want to have a positive or negative outlook on life at all times. This has allowed me to stop taking things so seriously and realize that it really isn’t any one’s business but mine.