In this episode of the Accounting Influencers Podcast hosted by Rob Brown, guests Brad Burton, Mark Edmondson, and Philippa Haynes share their insights on personal growth and business success. Brad Burton shares his inspiring journey from a difficult upbringing to becoming the UK’s number one motivational business speaker. He emphasizes the importance of self-belief and letting go of past failures to embrace new opportunities. Mark Edmondson highlights the significance of confidence in the accounting profession, describing accountants as the cornerstone of business success. He commends Accountex for its quality and recognizes the vital role accountants play as counselors and advisors during challenging times. Philippa Haynes discusses the need to move forward and adapt to the new world, emphasizing the power of focusing on positive influences and avoiding negativity.
Brad Burton is a successful motivational speaker and accomplished businessman. He’s the highest-rated motivational business author on Amazon, the UK’s No.1 Motivational Business speaker, and the founder of the largest business network in the UK. Despite facing challenges, including growing up on a council estate and personal debt, Brad’s resilience and determination led him to achieve remarkable success.
Mark Edmondson is a visionary leader who founded Inflo, a revolutionary platform empowering accounting firms with advanced technology. With a background in auditing and consulting at a Big Four firm, Mark’s expertise extends to developing cutting-edge software and methodologies. He regularly shares his insights on the future of accounting as a keynote speaker at international conferences.
Philippa Haynes specializes in helping accountants and bookkeepers stand out in a competitive industry. Her guidance enables professionals to showcase their skills and value, establishing themselves as distinguished experts. Philippa’s expertise empowers individuals to differentiate themselves and thrive in their careers.