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Mental Wellbeing for Busy Accountants: Justin Grant

Justin Grant discusses the accounting profession's image problem, transitioning from law to podcasting, and mental health support.

Through expert interviews and high-level panels, Talent in Accounting explores talent, culture, recruitment, leadership, mental well-being, and more with expert interviews and high-level discussions.

Mental Wellbeing Tips for Today’s Busy Accountants: Justin Grant discusses the image problem in the accounting profession, citing a decline in accounting degree enrolment and a shortage of skilled professionals. He suggests that leaders should prioritise creating a better work environment. Justin also emphasises the importance of high-quality podcast production to attract and retain listeners. He shares his journey transitioning from law to podcasting and highlights the need for professionals to focus on their expertise while seeking support in podcast production. The episode concludes with a discussion on the market for inclusivity and support for mental health in the accounting profession.

Guest Bio

Justin Grant is the CEO of Professional Productions, which he founded to provide bespoke, high-ROI podcasting services to professional clients. He is a podcast producer, audiobook narrator, and voiceover artist with over 25 years’ experience. He has overseen the launch and production of over a dozen podcasts, handling every aspect from technical and project management to creative collaboration and marketing. A former professional himself, Justin received his J.D. law degree from Arizona State University in 2012 and passed the bar exam in 2013. He subsequently earned a masters with merit at the University of Edinburgh Law School in 2019.

Your Host

Host Rob Brown is a renowned presenter, facilitator, and chair for high-level conferences and events in the accounting and fintech profession worldwide. He’s an expert on trust, reputation, talent, career development, and more. Author of Build Your Reputation and a TEDx speaker with over 300,000 YouTube views: stroke survivor, a committed Christian, and a black belt in kickboxing. Based in Nottingham, UK, he enjoys chess, backgammon, and orange chocolate but is allergic to grapefruit.