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How Your Competence Affects Accounting Influence

As part of this Best Practice in Accounting podcast, we are giving you some bonus episodes on the topic of influence. What is influence? Is it important? How influential are you?

You influence others more than you think. The ability to authentically make people think, act and speak in a certain way is a powerful currency in any environment.

Here at Accounting Influencers, we help amplify the brands, the messaging and the relationships of people who serve the accounting profession. You might be a qualified accountant in practice looking to get things done at work. For that you need credibility, a voice, a reputation.

You could be part of the software industry or fintech ecosystem surrounding accountants, selling your products and services either directly into accountants and firms, or indirectly through them to their clients.

Influence is a big part of the mix. So in this bonus series for the Accounting Influencers Podcast Network, hosts Rob Brown and Martin Bissett discuss the role of influence. And over 12 bonus episodes in the next 4 weeks, you’ll get a quick fire overview of the 10 key areas, pillars or components of influence.

By going to https://accountinginfluencers.com and taking the Accounting Influencer Test you can score your influence over these 10 categories. For free.

In this episode, “The Vital Role of Character in Accounting Influence”, you’ll hear that character speaks to how likeable and trustworthy you are. Do you keep your promises and commitments? Are you easy to work with? Are you agreeable and reliable, or confrontational and a diva?

What are you like with relationships, partnerships, alliances and negotiations? Are you real and authentic, and even a bit vulnerable? Or do you have different faces/personalities for different people? Are you value driven and principled?

Take the test at https://accountinginfluencers.com and see how influential you really are. You’ll also get some practical suggestions to increase your influence in your professional role.

You can also watch a video of this episode on Youtube here: https://youtu.be/KahzRYZbzt0

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A reminder of 5 great shows in the Accounting Influencers Broadcast Network:

Success in Accounting – MONDAYS. Our flagship main show featuring panels, highlights, combinations, panels, topics, live interviews and best ofs.

Insights in Accounting – TUESDAYS. The best news, analysis, commercial awareness, news under microscope, podcast mentions and recommendations.

Influencers in Accounting – WEDNESDAYS. Deep dive 1-1 interviews with leaders, experts, influencers from around the world.

Best Practice in Accounting – THURSDAYS. Practice development, growth, management, consulting, examples, stories and practical here’s what works stuff for accountants, bookkeepers and the fintech/software people who serve them.

UK Matters in Accounting – FRIDAYS. A UK focused show featuring UK related topics, news items, events and interviews.

Find them all on your preferred podcast app, platform or channel. Thanks for subscribing, sharing and listening!

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We’d love to get to know you! Follow the Accounting Influencers Broadcast Network shows – we’d love to keep you informed on latest interviews, episodes and behind the scenes goodies. Join, follow, subscribe, like, share and engage:

➺ Main show website. For access to every single show with full shownotes: https://accountinginfluencers.com/podcast

➺ LinkedIn. For announcements of published shows, tagging guest so you can build your network and offer feedback on the show: https://www.linkedin.com/company/accountinginfluencers

➺ Youtube. For videos of all podcast interviews and bonus video content: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3AwPLSr2rCqTylGj0s7TJQ

➺ Twitter: https://twitter.com/accinfluencers

➺ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/accountinginfluencers

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