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This podcast will be a teaching, and hopefully entertaining vehicle whereby I will give brief business tips on topics I receive questions most often about and that I believe are valuable to my clients and partners and hopefully to everyone. As it evolves, I will add guests and intend for the first half of the interview to be about their business or vocation and the second half to be their choice, can continue to be about the business or it can be personal, sports, funny, NO politics.

This podcast will be a teaching, and hopefully entertaining vehicle whereby I will give brief business tips on topics I receive questions most often about and that I believe are valuable to my clients and partners and hopefully to everyone. As it evolves, I will add guests and intend for the first half of the interview to be about their business or vocation and the second half to be their choice, can continue to be about the business or it can be personal, sports, funny, NO politics.
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United States

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This podcast will be a teaching, and hopefully entertaining vehicle whereby I will give brief business tips on topics I receive questions most often about and that I believe are valuable to my clients and partners and hopefully to everyone. As it evolves, I will add guests and intend for the first half of the interview to be about their business or vocation and the second half to be their choice, can continue to be about the business or it can be personal, sports, funny, NO politics.

Language:

English

Contact:

(716) 727-8844


Episodes

Meet Tim Brien

11/17/2019
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This episode is more of an introduction to myself, my business, more personal and more insight about me.

Duration:00:33:19

Updates at Brien's Business Umbrella

11/14/2019
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Pinpointing Updates including Refund Transfer Program, Paperless Client Portal, Payroll Setup Offer, and the Referral Program.

Duration:00:12:11

QBR* & the 4D Mix*

11/6/2019
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An excellent episode touching on what I learned, implement in my business, and teach my partners how to implement in their businesses based on the book, *Clockwork, by Mike Michalowicz. I briefly describe what the QBR (Queen Bee Role) is, why it's so important, and how to preserve it, as well as the proper 4D Mix (Doing, Deciding, Delegating, Designing) to make your business function optimally and become scalable.

Duration:00:10:37

Low Barrier Business Startup Option

10/28/2019
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Starting a business can be difficult and expensive depending on the industry. My niche within my Business Advisory / Accounting practice is with Contractors and Landscaping business, so there is Inventory, Equipment costs to consider. I know the costs and barriers as I have become a #1 Best Selling Author within the "Starting a Business" category with my new book, which can be found by clicking HERE. In this episode find out how to start your own business in a low cost, low barrier entry...

Duration:00:12:08

Profit FIRST!

9/14/2019
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I follow and teach my clients willing to take on advanced concepts a Profit First Methodology, taking Profit First and flipping the traditional Accounting Equation to instead read, Revenue - PROFIT = Expenses.

Duration:00:11:29

Sunk Costs, Throwing Good Money After Bad

9/1/2019
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Defines Sunk Costs, and how they are VERY VERY bad and should be taken out of the decision-making process. Most Business Owners get this wrong.

Duration:00:07:46

Opportunity Costs --the Most Important Accounting Concept

8/24/2019
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With each decision we make, we choose not to select another alternative. How much does that cost? Is the choice you made the best, most profitable choice? When you utilize and understand Opportunity Costs, you come closer to knowing you made the correct decision. About as close as you get to answering, "What's in it for me?"

Duration:00:13:44

Mindset--Thinking Positive is Crucial

8/23/2019
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Episode 4 (I promise to stop pacing) -- A brief, yet powerful, reminder how important it is to think positive, think abundance, and how these factors help us overcome fear and attract what we want. LEAD WITH LOVE!

Duration:00:09:43

Value, Like Beauty, Is In The Eye of the Beholder...

8/19/2019
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A brief overview of how we must build our value in our client's eyes but that each client values items differently so we have to have fully customizable packages in order to get the maximum price we can from an engagement.

Duration:00:12:13

What's in a Name? / Biggest Mistake

8/18/2019
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Insight into how and why I came up with my Podcast name and the answer to a question I was asked as a guest on a Podcast as to the mistakes that I see Small Business Owners make when trying to do the Accounting/Bookkeeping functions on their own.

Duration:00:12:04

TIME -- Our Most Valuable Resource

8/18/2019
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This is my Podcast Premiere. My firm, Brien's Business Umbrella, Inc, is a virtual, National, Business Advisory firm that helps clients with Strategic Solutions for Their Unique Needs via Back Office platforms such as Controller-ship, Account, Payroll, Tax Planning and Preparation, etc. We help our clients save Time, Money, and alleviate Stress/Headaches. This short episode focuses on why I feel TIME is the most valuable, yet underappreciated resource we have and why DIY...

Duration:00:10:21