I am thrilled that my mentor and friend, Paul Dunn, won a most prestigious award on Thursday night in the UK. It was the Inaugural AccountingWeb ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Profession’ award. Paul has done more for the Accounting profession than anyone I know on the planet. I’ve known Paul for 28 years now. His contribution continues…Details
Are you selling Accounting services or are you selling that fact that you’re helping people achieve their goals in life? If I look at your website or listen to one of your sales meetings my guess is that you’re (80/20 rule generalising here) selling Accounting services. My guess is your website has ‘drop down’ categories…Details
Often times in business we see people ‘stepping up’ and doing what seems like the impossible in the timeframe given. I experienced that in the last 120 days – from May 1 to August 31. It’s been an incredible 120 days of challenges, new experiences, learning challenges and business success. I am writing this blog…Details
Cool video with legendary Accountant Ray Taggart. Event details are Sydney tomorrow, Newcastle on Friday and Brisbane next Wednesday. Then this event is put to bed. Register your team for $199 each. Bargain!
As featured in the Australian Financial Review today.
Normally I sleep soundly for 7-8 hours every night. For the past week I averaged 3-4 hours a night. Here’s why. On Thursday the 9th of July I was up early to prepare for the day ahead. At roughly 5am I received a very cryptic email from my long time mentor, Paul Dunn. It went…Details
How much should a partner of a multi partner accounting firm be paid? Should it be equal pay because you have equal shareholding? If it is going to be equal pay then each person my pass the checklist of the ideal partner. Most should not be paid equal. I have a view that a lot…Details
Today marks 21 years to the day working exclusively with Accounting firms around the world. On May 20 1994 I presented a seminar to the small business clients of Ellis Ryan in Coonamble, NSW, Australia. It’s a small town of 3,000 people literally (for my USA readers) in the ‘outback’. Prior to meeting Ellis I…Details