About the Author
Ed Kless joined Sage in July of 2003 and is currently the senior director of partner development and strategy. He develops and delivers curriculum for Sage business partners on the art and practice of small business consulting including the Sage Consulting Academy and Firm of the Future Symposium. He also facilitated the Sage Leadership Academy, a year-long program designed to assist Sage partners develop a continuous process of improvement in their organizations and serves as liaison to the Strategic Leadership Association. Ed is a contributor to industry publications, including the Journal of Accountancy, Harvard Business Review and HR.com, and has spoken at many conferences worldwide on project management, pricing, and knowledge workers. He is a senior fellow at the VeraSage Institute. He lives north of Dallas with his wife and two of his five children. Currently he serves as chair of the Collin County Libertarian Party and ran for Texas State Senate, District 8 in 2010 and 2012.