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The Power of Purpose & Vision for Accounting Firms

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In today’s episode 15, “The Power of Purpose & Vision for Accounting Firms” with special guest Will Farnell, founder of innovative UK accountancy firm Farnell Clark and author of The Digital Firm: https://www.linkedin.com/in/willfarnell/

You can also watch this on youtube here: https://youtu.be/FTaTuuWo0jg

Key takeaways from this episode include:

➨ why vision is important for accounting firm leaders and owners, perhaps more than strategy and process

➨ what brings many accounting firm challenges and problems back to clarity of vision and purpose

➨ the distinction between vision and strategy for accounting practices

➨ defining a vision statement for an accounting firm, and what questions need answering for clarity and direction

➨ how vision helps accounting firms pivot and show agility in changing, challenging times

➨ what value a vision offers to millennials and younger generations who are making buying and career decisions

➨ what happens to CPA and accountancy practices who fail to or neglect to set out a clear vision

➨ the role of vision and purpose for accountancy firms who desire a strong employer brand and better talent attraction

➨ best early or next steps for accounting firm owners and leaders who need to define or redefine their direction and purpose

➨ what happens when accountants ask their clients or team what working with or for them actually means in three words

➨ what ‘schizophrenic accounting firms’ look like who cannot agree on common goals, directions and visions

➨ the power of firm personalities in accountancy practices to define purpose and vision

Original source: 3 reasons to refresh your accounting firm’s vision statement https://karbonhq.com/resources/reasons-to-refresh-your-accounting-firms-vision-statement/

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

Success in Accounting – MONDAYS. Our flagship main show features panels, live interviews and replays of our most popular shows.

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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FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

We’d love to get to know you!

➺ 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

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