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Should More Accountants Start Businesses?

Yes! Okay, I probably need a little more substance for a blog. To be clear, I’ve been in business for myself for five years. Over that time I’ve had an opportunity to talk to numerous accountants who have made the jump into their own business. I’ve collected their stories and weighed up why I think […]

How to Overcome Age and Wealth Differences in Social Prospecting

“Birds of a feather flock together.”  This old proverb implies we are most comfortable socializing with people of similar age and social status.  You are a young(ish) accountant.  The type of people who can potentially lead you to business or advance your career are often far older or 100 times richer than you.  Why will […]