Michael E. Gerber is a small business guru; bestselling author (over 3 million copies combined sales worldwide); the founder and Chairman of Michael E. Gerber Companies a group of highly unique enterprises dedicated to creating world-class start-ups and entrepreneurs in every industry and economy; and the founder of E-Myth Worldwide. E-Myth Worldwide transforms the way small business owners grow their companies and has evolved into an empire over its history of nearly three decades. Michael Gerber's passion and genius for understanding entrepreneurs and the workings of small businesses are the crux of his tremendous worldwide appeal and success. For more information, visit www.MichaelEGerber.com. M. Darren Root, CPA, CITP, is CEO of Root & Associates, a nationally recognized speaker, and Executive Editor of the accounting profession's leading technical trade publication, The CPA Technology Advisor. Darren has also built a world-class organization dedicated to educating accountants on transforming from technicians to savvy business leaders and building Next Generation Accounting Firms. Darren's passion to change the way firms work, combined with twenty-five years of practical experience and technology expertise, has enabled him to emerge as a thought leader and trusted coach to small and mid-sized accounting firms across the country.