Grow My Accounting Practice | Tips for Accountants, Bookkeepers and Coaches to Grow Their Business

Grow My Accounting Practice | Tips for Accountants, Bookkeepers and Coaches to Grow Their Business

A fun show dedicated to accounting, bookkeeping, and coaching firms looking to grow their practice, stand out from the competition and help their customers even more.

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August 4, 2022 37 min

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Profit First is a lifetime process of growth. Realize that every little step is progress.

Ronit Enos is a firm believer that one cannot do things alone. She's a big believer in mentorship, coaching, and training. Ronit read books, hired consultants and coaches, and did everything that helped her a lot in the process with her business. But, no matter what she did, she never felt like she was bringing enough paychec...

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Never let shame get in the way of asking for help and starting over when you experience failures, losses, and defeats.

In this episode, Tara Newman shares why business owners stay silent about the dark part of their businesses and how come no one seems to talk about it.

Tara believes that having trials and challenges in your business is a learning moment. The lessons from her experiences are what she has been sharing ...

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Katie and Karrie went from having a side business to a successful full-time accounting and consulting business.

In this episode, Katie and Karrie share how they met and started their business together. They both have a clear vision of what they want to make, which is one of the indicators they considered in determining that it's time to quit their full-time jobs and go all in with their business. They ensure that ...

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We need success, but let's not forget significance. Aaron has been on this two-decade journey in Mastermind with not only success but great significance pouring into the lives of other people.

Aaron is on a very important mission to eradicate isolation. Going through this pandemic, really isolated everybody. But, even before that, we were alone. And so, he is trying to help us understand that we need to have trust...

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Get a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) by listening to podcasts!

In this episode, Blake Oliver shares how to earn CPE credit by listening to podcasts. They wrap pre-recorded content in a course that complies with the requirements of NASBA. Listeners can download the Earmark app, listen to the episode, and then take a multiple-choice quiz based on what they learned from the podcast episode to verify that they li...

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Build a business to sell even if you don't sell.

When a business isn't ready for sale, or companies don't have the number they need yet, Susan's team will help business owners prepare and increase their value so they will be ready for the maximum amount when they go out to the sales market.

To get the maximum amount, Susan walks the client through the eight pillars and then uses another mechanism where...

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Lean into your knowledge. There are business owners out there that need your experience and advice. You have it, don’t hold it back.

In this episode, Christeen Era shares why she was convinced that the industry, Lawn Care and Landscape Businesses, needed her. Christeen sadly watched businesses in this industry go down one by one when the economy took a downturn. These firms just didn’t have the tools and the knowledge...

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From the outside, contractors look like pretty hard-nosed individuals. In reality, they are lovable and soft on the inside and have the goal of wanting to make people smile. It’s a compliment, but it is one of the biggest business problems. They get so much satisfaction out of pleasing people, which often means undercutting themselves and not getting paid enough for what they do.

Pricing is a challenge across all indu...

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June 9, 2022 46 min

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Think of the business as the goal.

The biggest thing that helped Evan as a gym owner was that he played professional sports. Running a business, just like sports driven by the numbers. As a goalie, he asked himself, 'what is my goal let in average?' There were specific numbers he looked at as a goalie and the same goes for him now, as a financial coach and business owner.

Evan shared his insights on running a...

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Compassion takes empathy one step further because it harbors a desire for all people to be free from suffering, and it's imbued with a desire to help. Compassion is the approach Gabrielle Kelly has been bringing to her clients.

It is tough to talk about business finances, and it is a vulnerable position to be in. For Gabrielle, every operational decision you're making in your business is connected to the finan...

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May 26, 2022 47 min

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In this episode, Tim Seymour shares his story of how he built up his accountancy practice and sold for profit with the help of being a Profit First Professional.

He recently took on the license of Profit First Professionals UK along with Duncan Lloyd and enjoys supporting their current members and delving deeper into their businesses and their client's businesses. They are currently open for new applications to jo...

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Erin Moger was the very first guide that Profit First Professionals hired. She came to the company in 2015, shortly after we started in 2014.

In this episode, Erin shares what inspired her to get into an unknown industry and what made her apply to work with Profit First Professionals.

She experienced and witnessed different situations with her father, an entrepreneur. With this, she came to realize that money is merel...

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Are you ready for today's episode?

Learn the practical tips from today's guest, Denise Grove, for the small to medium-sized business owners on how to catch the frauds and embezzlements before they go too far.

One of the questions that come to mind is why don't people often report frauds? The reason is plain simple. They are embarrassed that they were caught off guard with usually someone very trusted. That...

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Leah Ellis joined us as a guide at Profit First Professionals in early 2022. She owns Endeavor Financial Coaching, which she'll be sharing with us in this episode.

Being a Profit First Guide is a natural fit for Leah. She has been a fan of the book even before becoming a guide. She shares the difference between knowing Profit First based on reading it as to what she learned by being a Profit First guide.

She also ...

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Billie Anne has worked with Profit First Professionals who've had extraordinary success and with the ones who struggled. Thinking outside of the box and thinking forward as to thinking about what's in the past really makes a big difference in people being successful in transitioning.

In this episode, Billie Anne shares how to start thinking outside of the box by having empathy at the start of the entire proces...

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Human Resource plays a vital role in better business success and enhancing workforce management.

 In this episode, People Processes' Rhamy Alejeal shares what a well-functioning HR operation looks like and what does it take to do it well. When your company is rapidly growing, it is one of the signs to turn your focus internally - on your people. Rhamy discusses with us other signs on when it is best to get help fr...

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Thriving means generating wealth, not just earning revenue - which leads to financial independence and the ability to give back.

Given that definition of a thriving practice above by Joe Woodard, he discusses what needs the most attention within accounting and bookkeeping practices so they can Thrive.

Joe also shares in this episode the five key mindsets or characteristics of the mentally strong that will lead to a th...

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If you treat everybody like a transaction, you're not going to get customers. Humanize the numbers and make your clients humans.

The KillerPitchMaster, shares in this episode what made her start pitching and when she knew she was good at it.

She also explains what pitching is and why it is significant to all service-based professionals. Her pitching has made her the #KillerPitchMaster for a reason. She'll tell...

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LinkedIn is a business tool -- use it for branding, networking, research, intelligence, and development.

In this episode, Donna teaches us what to post on LinkedIn, how to shine, and what's the number one way to showcase our expertise.

Everything starts with optimizing our LinkedIn profile to be found and stand out above the rest. We should leverage LinkedIn to brand ourselves as industry experts.

Networking on Li...

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In this episode, Rob Taylor talks about his business journey and why that led to Dads In Business. Common issues such as high expectations for men or dads to succeed are also discussed by Rob.

He also shares how he helps businesses with the lessons he learned and the issues and opportunities he sees in a B2B (business to business space).

Learn to set boundaries and balance across work, life, money, and self. Rob stres...

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