To outsource or not to outsource - that is the question accounting compliance outsourcing Jan 04, 2021

Accountants, what are your views on outsourcing? 

Over the last few years with technology changing the way that we work, outsourcing has become very popular amongst accountants, and many in my network outsource compliance work to places like India , Pakistan and the Philippines ...

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The BIG opportunity to grow your accounting firm covid-19 grow your business opportunity Dec 28, 2020

The last 8 months have been tough for us accountants 

Dealing with all the new legislation, furlough claims, loan applications, having to adapt to remote working & the list goes on.

Winning new business and #marketing your firm was probably not on your priority list 

You've worked...

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This is something I NEVER thought I’d say accountancy accountants accounting Dec 21, 2020

This is something I never thought that I’d say.

That right now, is an incredible time to be an accountant! 

Being an accounting firm owner in 2020 compared to 10-15 years ago is like chalk and cheese.

I know it's a bit crazy at the moment with all the furlough claims, loan applications...

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Why have an onboarding system client experience new clients onboarding Dec 14, 2020

Have I made right decision? Should I have stayed with my ex? 

What if he let's me down..

I can't bear to go through this process again 

These are the thoughts going through your new client's mind..

Have I made the right choice, or not
I'm excited, but also fearful
Excited to have...

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How to generate new business for your firm new business Dec 07, 2020

How do I generate new business for my accounting firm? 

Alongside recruiting the right people, this is one of the top challenges that I hear from firm owners on a weekly basis.

So how do you go about generating new business for your firm? 

Well one tip that can help with this, is to...

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Leaders are readers leader marketleader skills Nov 30, 2020

I was a really late reader…

I don’t mean that I couldn’t read, I could, otherwise qualifying as an accountant would have been quite the struggle 

But I mean that until my mid 30s - I didn’t have a love for reading. I found it boring 

However as I started on my...

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This #1 tip can win-back lost sales clients growth sales meetings Nov 23, 2020

So, have you ever been in that sales meeting with your prospect, where at the end of the meeting, when you have gone through your proposal and your price, your prospect says, I'll think about it and you say, okay, that's fine. And you let them go.

And then you hear nothing. You try and follow...

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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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