Do your team members really trust you? #employeemotivation email management workplace culture Nov 16, 2020

Are you struggling with creating the right culture in your firm, creating that high performance culture, where everyone is inspired to come to work, they love what they do, they're attached to a higher purpose?

Well then you might want to consider how much do you genuinely trust your team...

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You need to be thinking long-term about this... content creation content marketing video content Nov 09, 2020

I had an inquiry from someone the other day, who I last saw five years ago. This gentleman came to a seminar I did, when we could do things in person, five years ago that we held at the local Holiday Inn about tech strategies and whatnot. And when the inquiry came through, I thought the name...

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Trying to grow your firm? Watch this... entrepreneurship grow your business scale your business Nov 02, 2020

So when you're trying to grow your accounting firm, no doubt you're out there, you're trying to win new business, you're are doing marketing, you're trying to educate, you're trying to add value, you're trying to getting those new leads to win your business and grow your accounting firm.

But...

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Stop waiting, take action! #people jeff haden motivation Oct 26, 2020

So do you find that you lack the motivation to start doing what you want to do?

You're waiting for that inspiration and that spark to get you to doing the things that you know will take you towards your goals and dreams. Well, actually, let me debunk a myth here. The myth that that motivation,...

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What kind of culture do you have in your accounting firm? accounting firm corporate culture family environment Oct 19, 2020

How do we build the right culture in our businesses, in our accounting firms?

I've spoken before about the importance of trust. How do we create that sense of trust, that safety and that belonging that all our team members feel as part of our organization? Something I've learned from Simon Sinek...

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How to shape your future one habit at a time atomic habits cognitive science human science Oct 12, 2020

I consume a lot of these business books self-development type, TED talks, YouTube videos and books, and a common theme is around the habits of highly successful people.

One of my favorite books of all time is the book by James Clear, "Atomic Habits." If you haven't already read it, I really...

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Struggle to recruit good team members? #employeemotivation #people #recruitment Oct 05, 2020

So one thing that many business owners, and accounting firm owners struggle with is people. Attracting the right talent, and when you do get the right talent in, retaining your high performers, and maximizing everyone's potential. It's one of those top three challenges that I hear time and time...

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Do you get distracted easily? #focus #hotostopprocastination #procastination #productivity Sep 28, 2020

So do you find that you procrastinate a lot, that you get distracted very easily?


You're in the middle of doing something really important and then you hear that buzz on your phone for a WhatsApp or a Facebook or a Twitter or a news alert. You're at home and you're playing with your kids and you...

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Working too many hours? Here’s what you need… accountants accounting having a process productivity Sep 21, 2020

If you're an accountant and you find that you're working crazy hours, 60, 70 hours a week, you are the one who has to deal with all the firefighting, all the queries that come your way, you're constantly having to remind people to do things.


Then ask yourself the question.


Do you have adequate...

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Overwhelmed from wearing too many hats? Read this... accountant accounting accounting firm focus owner productivity Sep 11, 2020

So when you're an accounting firm owner, you wear many hats.

You're the sales director, you're the marketing director, you're the operations director, you're the HR director, you are the business development director, and so on and so forth. It can be very overwhelming, and difficult to know...

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There's never been a more exciting time for small firms, here's why... accountant accounting accounting profession small accounting firms Sep 07, 2020

If you're an accountant, what stage do you think the accounting profession is in? I think we're in a really exciting place at the moment, but actually it's, it's a mixed view depending on which sector of the accounting profession you're in.

I think the likes of the big four, the big 10 even are...

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Pricing lessons from a $2.9M cup of coffee accounting anchoring pricing strategy Sep 04, 2020

So today i'm going to tell you the story about Stella Liebeck and mcdonald's and how we can learn something about pricing from this 2.9 million dollar cup of coffee. So back in 1994 a lady called Stella Liebeck, drove up to mcdonald's drive-through with her grandson, they bought a cup of...

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