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  • Proving Your Value

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    This blog from Katrina Aarsman is worth reading especially to those bookkeepers who wanted to find out and prove their own value. This is worth sharing too.

    I speak to many bookkeepers that struggle with determining their own value and there are many reasons for this.

    Firstly, they question what pricing and…

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  • Projects That Matter

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    “How do you eat an elephant?”

    I thought I’d give you some tips about how to implement projects that matter. Even though you know they’re important it can feel like you’re digesting an elephant, so you find yourself procrastinating because it’s hard to work out where to start. Just like eating…

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  • Imagine what you have invested in yourself so far and the importance that you have put on that investment. We all have invested a lot of time and money to get our qualifications and stay informed in this industry we have chosen.

    Yes, we are challenged from time to time to…

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  • Creating Habits

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    In last month’s PB Book Club we discussed Profit First by Mike Michalowicz. 

    The book voted for in our FB poll for the month of July is Atomic Habits by James Clear. “What???!!! (I can hear you scream). You expect me to find time to read a book at the busiest time of the…

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  • At this time of year, we have a choice of two reactions: 

    Panic and stay in a place of stress for the next two months orChoose to stay calm, plan your day – every day, don’t react to demands of clients and make notes of what needs to be improved for…

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  • Hourly vs. Fixed vs. Value

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    Just finished an awesome workshop “Let’s talk Fixed Fees and Value Pricing” with Debbie, providing education and answering questions on how to price what we do. 

    This particular topic is so vast, but we think it is important to start the journey sooner than later – and continue to educate yourself constantly. 

    During the…

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  • What a roller coaster we are riding at the moment – times filled with a mixture of emotions and uncertainties. But what I have noticed mostly from my chats with dozens of bookkeepers over the past few weeks is the resilience that is being shown.

    It is obvious everyone has been…

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  • Struggle

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    When we ask you what your vision is for your business and your life, the most common responses are something like “I want to grow a business I love, earning enough money to travel, pay off my house, send my kids to the best schools in the area” etc etc….

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  • The Thing About Consistency

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    As I sit down at my usual coffee shop, at the usual time, with my usual long black coffee one sugar I think of the topic for my blog this week.And the theme, consistency, came to mind.

    Many that know me, know I am directed by my gut and if my…

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  • Happiness

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    I’ve just started reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson and am loving it! If you’re offended by the “F” word, I’d still recommend it because, I think, the language actually helps get his message across in a clear and refreshing way. I’m only up to chapter…

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