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In today’s episode 19, “How the UK Economy Is Affecting Accounting Firms” with special guest Carl Reader, founder of d&t accountants and bestselling author of BOSS IT. https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlreader
You can also watch this on youtube here: https://youtu.be/uihawIvAmq8
Key takeaways from this episode include:
✓ the exciting launch of the ProNation accounting community with Carl Reader, Lucy Cohen and Will Farnell
✓ why 99% of accounting firms are learning as they go and the one thing that separate the break out firms from the rest
✓ the problem with a ‘my way or the highway’ one guru, one approach way of doing things in accountancy practices
✓ why a coach or mentor or trainer for accountants and accounting firms doesn’t always have to be a qualified accountant
✓ trying to describe the shambles that the UK economy finds itself in and the awful display of political leadership
✓ the important role accountants play in serving their clients while interpreting the economic climate
✓ the mistake some accounting firms are making in thinking they are implementing value pricing when they are really not
✓ how a scenario may arise where business owners will question whether they actually need an accountant
✓ why accountants cannot rely on technology to solve the economic problems arising in tough times
✓ the role empathy and resilience will play for accountants who can properly serve their clients in challenging economic times
✓ what many accountants forget when they are busy serving their clients (spoiler – it’s looking after your own business)
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