How to shortcut your way to success accounting coaching mentoring Feb 08, 2021

What is one thing you'd do differently if could wind back the clock to when you first started your business? 

It's tough to choose just one .. 

But if I had to it would be..

To work with a coach / mentor from the very start 

Someone who has trodden the path before me...

Has learned...

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Quick tip to cut time spent in your Zoom team meetings! #productivity time management zoom Feb 01, 2021

Sick of team meetings on zoom dragging on and on? 

Try this...

It’s how we keep our weekly meetings to just 40 mins max 

Having been fully remote since March a once a week virtual meet has been helpful

But it’s also important not to have meetings just for the sake of them

...

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How to come up with content ideas content creation content marketing video content Jan 25, 2021

Are you struggling to come up with content ideas? 

Don't think you're creative enough to create content? 

Feel that you don't have anything 'unique' to add to the sea of content out there? 

Well, here's something that might help... 

It's the principle of 'borrowed creativity'....

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How to get new business enquiries whilst you sleep content creation content marketing marketing Jan 25, 2021

Wondering where your next enquiry is coming from?

Panicking that you've lost revenue and need to do some 'marketing' to get some new business in.

There's no shortcut i'm afraid. 

No $97 Facebook ad course that's suddenly going to magic enquiries from thin air. ‍

You've got to put the...

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You can't get fired - EVER! business owner corporate culture employees Jan 11, 2021

You can NEVER get fired 

Bonkers or believable? 

I’m toying with the idea...

Having read about it in Simon Sinek’s book Leaders eat Last

The last few months have been tough for many that have lost their jobs 

But it seems we are very quick to get rid of people when we...

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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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