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Accountants: When to Ask for Help, Support & Advice

Rob Brown and Lucy Cohen of Mazuma discuss when accountants, fintech pros and bookkeepers should ask for help and advice to avoid burnout and overwhelm.

It’s the “Best Practice in Accounting” show, every Thursday to 150 countries and 30,000 accounting practitioners, fintech specialists and influencers in the accountancy, CPA and bookkeeping space.

In today’s episode 24, “Accountants: When to Ask for Help, Support & Advice” with special guest Lucy Cohen, founder of innovative UK accounting firm Mazuma.

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Key takeaways from this episode include:

the main reasons why it is difficult for accountants to ask others for advice and support

how to recognise when you as an accounting, bookkeeping or fintech professional need to reach out for support

the downsides of not asking for help and support, and the toll it takes on mental health

identifying signs of burnout and overwhelm in high pressure jobs

the kind of people you should ask for help and support if you need some external accountability, advice or support


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