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The Successful Bookkeeper Podcast is a weekly show to help increase your confidence, work smarter and build a business you love. Each week you'll listen to inspiring guests who will share their success secrets, so you can take your bookkeeping enterprise and life to another level. Some of them include New York Times Best-Selling Author of E-Myth, Michael E. Gerber, Pure Bookkeeping Co-Founder, Debbie Roberts, the host of The Productive Woman podcast, Laura McClellan and the author of *I Know How She Does It*, Laura Vanderkam. If you're a bookkeeping business owner who is looking for an uplifting, entertaining and informative podcast exclusively for YOU then you have arrived at the right place! Get ready because your journey towards success begins — now. Your Host Michael Palmer is an acclaimed business coach who has helped hundreds of bookkeepers across the world push through their fears and exponentially grow their businesses and achieve the quality of life they've always wanted.

The Successful Bookkeeper Podcast is a weekly show to help increase your confidence, work smarter and build a business you love. Each week you'll listen to inspiring guests who will share their success secrets, so you can take your bookkeeping enterprise and life to another level. Some of them include New York Times Best-Selling Author of E-Myth, Michael E. Gerber, Pure Bookkeeping Co-Founder, Debbie Roberts, the host of The Productive Woman podcast, Laura McClellan and the author of *I Know How She Does It*, Laura Vanderkam. If you're a bookkeeping business owner who is looking for an uplifting, entertaining and informative podcast exclusively for YOU then you have arrived at the right place! Get ready because your journey towards success begins — now. Your Host Michael Palmer is an acclaimed business coach who has helped hundreds of bookkeepers across the world push through their fears and exponentially grow their businesses and achieve the quality of life they've always wanted.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Successful Bookkeeper Podcast is a weekly show to help increase your confidence, work smarter and build a business you love. Each week you'll listen to inspiring guests who will share their success secrets, so you can take your bookkeeping enterprise and life to another level. Some of them include New York Times Best-Selling Author of E-Myth, Michael E. Gerber, Pure Bookkeeping Co-Founder, Debbie Roberts, the host of The Productive Woman podcast, Laura McClellan and the author of *I Know How She Does It*, Laura Vanderkam. If you're a bookkeeping business owner who is looking for an uplifting, entertaining and informative podcast exclusively for YOU then you have arrived at the right place! Get ready because your journey towards success begins — now. Your Host Michael Palmer is an acclaimed business coach who has helped hundreds of bookkeepers across the world push through their fears and exponentially grow their businesses and achieve the quality of life they've always wanted.

Language:

English

Contact:

647-984-2699


Episodes

EP280: Overcoming Your Fears By Planning For Success

1/18/2022
“We are their shields and protectors.” - Janet Mercredi By putting the right systems in place, financial security, fun and freedom are natural results. When you connect with others and learn to be open to guidance and support, successful business planning becomes much easier. Putting in the work is critical, but so is having a plan that sets systems working for you. Janet Mercredi, certified Profit First professional and business coach, talks about the action steps she put in place...

Duration:00:39:09

EP279: Matthew Pollard - How Bookkeepers Can Succeed At Networking & Sales More Easily

1/11/2022
Networking and sales. For any introverted bookkeeper, those two things can sound daunting and terrifying. This week’s guest understands that because he’s an introvert too, but he didn’t let that stop him from achieving his greatness. Matthew Pollard, who is the founder and CEO of Rapid Growth LLC and the author of The Introvert’s Edge To Networking, discovered that being an introvert didn’t make him a second class citizen. He realized he had advantages over extroverts which ultimately...

Duration:00:38:49

EP278: The Successful Bookkeeper Year-In-Review Show! Part 2

1/4/2022
Welcome to 2022! We hope you had a great holiday season. This week we are revisiting our awesome panel of bookkeepers for part two of our Year-In-Review! We are joined by a terrific bookkeeping panel who will share what they have learned in 2021. They talk about what strategies worked, what strategies failed and what they will carry into the new year as they plan for the future. Our panel includes: Debbie Roberts - Co-Founder of Pure Bookkeeping & Co-Author of E-Myth Bookkeeper Julie...

Duration:00:39:24

EP277: The Successful Bookkeeper Year-In-Review Show! Part 1

12/28/2021
With 2022 right around the corner, it is time to reflect on what we have learned this year and plan for the year ahead. We are joined by an amazing bookkeeping panel who recount their biggest surprises, greatest setbacks and most heartwarming stories of the year. Our panel includes: Debbie Roberts - Co-Founder of Pure Bookkeeping & Co-Author of E-Myth Bookkeeper Julie Watson - Director of Bookkeeping Relief Business Services & Australian Pure Bookkeeping licensee Jessica Fox - Founder...

Duration:00:34:49

EP276: Jean Latting - How to Build Better Bookkeeping Communities

12/21/2021
What makes a great leader? Yes, there are many traits including when someone desires and is committed to making a positive impact in her organization. Our guest knows something about this. Jean Latting is the president of Leading Consciously, an organization that provides clients practical, sustainable solutions to flourish in diverse, multicultural settings and help leaders identify their strengths and weaknesses to maximize their potential. She joins us this week to talk about how...

Duration:00:41:25

EP275: Kristy Fairbairn - Investing In Yourself to Grow Your Bookkeeping Business

12/14/2021
The power of realizing that you are enough. That mindset shift is profoundly powerful & can enable incredible growth in your business. Leveraging the support of coaches or mentors can help you begin to break down mindset barriers & develop a clearer business trajectory. Kristy Fairbairn, founder of The Business Oasis & Pure Bookkeeping licensee, joins us this week to talk about her journey becoming a bookkeeping business owner. She shares her experience working with mentors & coaches and...

Duration:00:35:07

EP274: Juliet Funt - How to Take Back Control of Your Time

12/7/2021
Most bookkeeping business owners have very busy schedules. But what if that busyness is costing you business? Our guest this week breaks down the dangers of busyness and how it can impact our creativity & ability to do deep work. We are joined by Juliet Funt, CEO of the Juliet Funt Group, a training and consulting firm that helps organizations, their leaders and employees flip the norms of business in order to reclaim their creativity, productivity, and engagement. She is also the author...

Duration:00:35:02

EP273: Stephanie Kelcey - Finding Inspiration in Tribulation

11/30/2021
Inspiration & resilience. These are two essential ingredients that enable entrepreneurs to adapt & thrive in the face of adversity. Our guest this week knows that going through difficult times can be profoundly transformational. Stephanie Kelcey, owner of Capture Bookkeeping Inc, joins us this week to share her journey as a bookkeeping business owner and to talk about how a critical illness changed her life & her business. During this interview, you'll learn... Stephanie’s journey as a...

Duration:00:41:39

EP272: Connie Kadansky - How to Overcome Sales Call Reluctance

11/23/2021
The hesitation to initiate with potential clients. Many business owners and entrepreneurs struggle with this self-imposed barrier. It is a fear preventing otherwise talented salespeople from recognizing and promoting their value to prospective buyers. Our guest this week is a recognized sales expert who is focused on tackling sales call reluctance. For the last 25 years, she has trained and coached thousands of sales professionals in hundreds of companies, large & small. A noted authority...

Duration:00:41:46

EP271: Andrew Royer - Finding Work-Life Balance as a Business Owner

11/16/2021
Being present is the key to balancing work and home life. When you’re working, be present and fully engaged in your work. When it’s time to be with family and clock out from the work day, give your full attention and focus to them. This week we are joined by Andrew Royer, owner of Royer Accounting, longtime Pure Bookkeeping licensee & return guest on our show. He shares updates on his business and explains how he made the decision to move to a fully virtual working environment. Small...

Duration:00:32:25

EP270: Courtney DeRonde - What You Need to Know About Networking

11/9/2021
Real connections matter. Courtney DeRonde is managing partner and director of business development at TDT CPAs & Advisors. She has 19 years experience in public accounting and serves on the firm's executive committee and leadership team. She joins us this week to share her career journey and talk about networking as an introvert, how a mindset shift can open up new connections & how to manage burnout as a business leader. During this interview, you'll learn... How to sustain connections...

Duration:00:39:25

EP269: Nick Loper - Turn Your Bookkeeping Side Hustle into a Successful Business

11/2/2021
Side hustles. They may begin small, but they have the potential to become thriving, lucrative businesses & can become your main source of income. Bookkeeping business owners understand this - many bookkeepers start their own business first as a side hustle to their main job before transforming it into their main focus. How can a side hustle be turned into a successful business? This week’s guest is Nick Loper, founder of SideHustleNation.com, author of $1000 100 Ways: How Real People Make...

Duration:00:36:56

EP268: Lee-Anne Scott - Break the Cycle of Unpaid Invoices & Grow Your Bookkeeping Business

10/26/2021
Getting paid. This is a crucial aspect of every small business, but it is not always easy to get clients to pay their invoices. Too often do bookkeeping business owners suffer because of late & non-payments. All businesses need that extra cash flow to help them be more innovative, to hire the right staff & to expand their client base. Lee-Anne Scott, founder of Intelligent Revenue, joins us this week to talk about the impact that the late-payment culture has on small businesses & shares...

Duration:00:35:38

EP267: Julia Pimsleur - Creating the Right Mindset for Success

10/19/2021
Mindset is the foundation for everything we do. Successful entrepreneurs have strong, empowering mindsets. Julia Pimsleur shares her insights around how mentality can be a deciding factor in the success of a business. Her latest book, Go Big Now, highlights eight essential mindset practices that anyone can use to achieve ambitious professional and life goals. She is a scaling coach & entrepreneur with a passion for helping women grow their businesses. She shares practices from her book &...

Duration:00:39:30

EP266: Robbie Randall - How to Leverage Modern Technology to Stay Ahead

10/12/2021
“The education mindset just has to be a part of your DNA these days.” That is what our guest this week says about how bookkeeping businesses can stay on top of emerging technology trends. Robbie Randall, Partner Development Manager with the Intuit accountants channel and a regular contributor to Firm of the Future and Tax Pro Center blogs, joins us this week to talk about how cloud computing is transforming businesses of all sizes. He discusses how technology continues to shape and change...

Duration:00:27:47

EP265: Teresa Slack - Onboarding New Clients The Right Way

10/5/2021
How can I make things more valuable and useful for my clients? A central question for all bookkeeping business owners alike. Teresa Slack is the co-founder of Financly, a Pure Bookkeeping licensee and valued member of the Pure Bookkeeping community. She joins us this week to talk about client onboarding, an often overlooked process that when structured correctly can be a powerful tool to build strong relationships with your clients and grow trust early. During this interview, you'll...

Duration:00:43:38

EP264: Geraldine Carter- The Mindset of a Successful Bookkeeper

9/28/2021
The biggest driver of success is your mindset. Owner of She Thinks Big Coaching, Geraldine is a business strategist and coach for CPAs. Her passion is empowering business owners to unleash their full potential. She joins us this week to talk about what a successful mindset looks like, and shares tips on how to grow your business. During this interview, you'll learn... Why it’s important to get into your clients’ shoes to really understand their needs How your mindset could be stunting...

Duration:00:40:33

EP263: Shep Hyken - 6 Steps to Keep Customers Coming Back to Your Bookkeeping Business

9/21/2021
What makes a customer return to your business? As bookkeeping business owners, this is a question that is always on our minds. Returning guest Shep Hyken is a customer service expert, keynote speaker & author of his new book I'll Be Back: How to Get Customers to Come Back Again & Again. He joins us this week to discuss how customer service has changed over time, and shares practical tips on how to develop an in-depth understanding of your customers. During this interview, you'll...

Duration:00:31:41

EP262: Amber Hawley - How to Prevent Business Owner Burnout

9/14/2021
Exhausted. Entrepreneurs and business owners alike struggle with burnout. The physical and mental toll of working nonstop can have serious effects on your health. Our guest this week is Amber Hawley, a group psychotherapy practice owner, host of My Biz Bestie podcast and mother of three. She works with entrepreneurs on the emotional side of business - how to prevent burnout, manage ADHD, and find work-life balance. During this interview, you'll learn... The COVID-19 pandemic's impact on...

Duration:00:34:50

EP261: Nikki Rausch - 5 Steps in a Sales Conversation Every Bookkeeping Business Owner Should Know

9/7/2021
First impressions. Bookkeeping business owners know that establishing a meaningful relationship with their customers is paramount for long-lasting success. Nikki Rausch, sales expert extraordinaire with over 25 years of selling experience and author of The Selling Staircase, joins us this week to share her 5-step process for taking control of sales conversations. During this interview, you'll also learn... How to feel comfortable selling How to identify what step you’re at &...

Duration:00:41:34