Sustainable Bookkeeping Practice Strategies: 3 Signs You are Losing Money Every Day and What to Do About It [Sept 20, 2017]

It’s one thing to be in business to earn money, but what if you are losing money every single day but you don’t even know about it? If you are in business for the long haul then you want to be creating a sustainable bookkeeping practice. One key to creating a sustainable bookkeeping practice is to plug all the holes where you are losing money.

This session is for you if you are: -a ‘seasoned’ (experienced) bookkeeper with a full practice -curious about best practices for bookkeepers -ready to take action to create a sustainable bookkeeping practice

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/epk2x70qdi

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Sustainable Bookkeeping Practice Strategies: 3 Actions to Take Before Heading Into the 4th Quarter of 2017 [Aug 28, 2017]

If you’ve never taken time to review your bookkeeping practice on a quarterly basis, now would be a good time to start! Each calendar quarter has a different focus – join me to find out what that is. If you are in business for the long haul then you want to be creating a sustainable bookkeeping practice. One key to creating a sustainable bookkeeping practice is to do strategic planning on a quarterly basis.

This session is for you if you are: -a ‘seasoned’ (experienced) bookkeeper with a full practice -curious about best practices for bookkeepers -ready to take action to create a sustainable bookkeeping practice

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/fktyrk52dh

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Sustainable Bookkeeping Practice Strategies_ 3 Signs You are Undercharging and What to Do About It [Aug 2, 2017]

Women Entrepreneurs are known for undercharging and undervaluing their skills and female professional bookkeepers are no exception. While there are many reasons for this situation; like low self-esteem or lack of awareness of how valuable your skills really are, it’s time to level up and charge what you are really worth! You have so much potential with your bookkeeping practice, don’t sabotage yourself. If you are in business for the long haul then you want to be creating a sustainable bookkeeping practice. One key to creating a sustainable bookkeeping practice is to charge what you are worth!

This session is for you if you are: -a ‘seasoned’ (experienced) bookkeeper with a full practice -curious about best practices for bookkeepers -ready to take action to create a sustainable bookkeeping practice

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/9lpcdmxi1t

TIME MANAGEMENT CATEGORY

14 Hour Day are for the Birds, not for Bookkeepers presented by Char Hiebert [July 7, 2017]

3 Time Management Secrets that lead to working less and making more.

Feeling overwhelmed and underpaid? Are you tired of working long days to satisfy your customers (and protect your reputation) only to hear your family complain about how much you work? Have you missed family and friends birthday parties or get-togethers due to being over-committed with work? If you answered yes to any of the above, are you ready to do something about it?

This webinar is for you if you are:

-a solo bookkeeper with the freedom to create your own work schedule

-feeling overwhelmed by your never-ending bookkeeping to-do list

-can’t seem to get a day off and all you do is work

-ready to make a change with your work habits but don’t know where to start

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/hinx483nv5

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Summer Friday Fun-Day: 3 Steps to set up your Bookkeeping schedule that give you Friday’s off this Summer [June 23, 2017]

Feeling overwhelmed? June 21 was the summer solstice – summer is officially here! Are you actually going to be able to enjoy it this year, or does it look like you’ll be stuck behind a desk all summer doing bookkeeping while your friends and family enjoy long summer days without you?

This summer, take time to stop and smell the roses and enjoy the great outdoors, or reconnect with friends while sipping sangria on the patio. What are you working for anyways? It’s to enjoy life, right? Summer is short so enjoy it while you can.

This webinar is for you if you are:

-a solo bookkeeper with the freedom to create your own work schedule

-feeling overwhelmed by your never-ending bookkeeping to-do list

-can’t seem to get a day off let alone take consecutive 3-day weekends off in summer

-ready to make a change with your scheduling habits but don’t know where to start

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/o7m723d82n

Collaborating Works Series:

A Customer Centered Approach to Business

Collaborating (instead of competing) with our fellow bookkeepers is the next step to success in our profession. Collaborating is defined as “the process of two or more people working together to realize shared goals”. We can work together by sharing referrals, skills, knowledge, and experience. Char explores the theme of sharing referrals specifically and what it actually looks like in this 4-part interactive series.

We’ll cover:

-what does it mean to collaborate with fellow bookkeepers?

-how does collaborating with fellow bookkeepers translate into earning more money?

-how does collaborating with fellow bookkeepers translate into more respect from business owners?

-how does collaborating with fellow bookkeepers translate into better quality bookkeeping services?

-how does collaborating with fellow bookkeepers translate into building a customer centered bookkeeping practice?

-how does collaborating with fellow bookkeepers translate into transforming our profession from the reputation of a lowly bean counter and into a trusted advisor?

-how does collaborating with fellow bookkeepers help bookkeepers to create the life of their dreams?

-why does the attitude of being in competition with other bookkeepers actually hurt the bookkeeping profession?

-what are our responsibilities if we choose to collaborate with fellow bookkeepers?

-exactly how do we go about collaborating with fellow bookkeepers?

-when is the best time to start collaborating with fellow bookkeepers?

-exactly how do we make collaboration work in our favor?

-when should we avoid collaborating with fellow bookkeepers?

Part 1: https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/1r2p9tjrrb

Part 2: https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/o2ih27osiz

Part 3: https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/t4abvxfbum

Part 4: https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/joa2m1p5gk

BookTalk Series:

The Power of No

The Power of No by James Altucher and Claudia Altucher How many times have you heard yourself saying yes to the wrong things-overwhelming requests, bad relationships, time-consuming obligations? How often have you wished you could summon the power to turn them down? This lively, practical guide helps you take back that power-and shows that a well-placed “No” can not only save you time and trouble, it can save your life. (Book description copied from amazon.ca)

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/nhhhpr6af3

No B.S. Ruthless Management of People and Profits

No B.S. Ruthless Management of People and Profits by Dan Kennedy Here it is: no warm ‘n fuzzies, no academic theories—just hard-core strategies from real world trenches…the long-overdue management book no one but Dan Kennedy would dare to write. This is your permission slip to take back control of your business, enforce standards, manage for maximum profit and actually get performance from your people! (Book description copied from amazon.com)

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/gasf3127yc

No Excuses

No Excuses by Brian Tracy Most people think success comes from good luck or enormous talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in a simpler way: through self-discipline. No Excuses! shows you how you can achieve success in all three major areas of your life, including your personal goals, business and money goals, and overall happiness. Each of the 21 chapters in this book shows you how to be more disciplined in one aspect of your life, with end-of-chapter exercises to help you apply the no excuses” approach to your own life. (Book description copied from amazon.ca)

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/11ypsnpanp

The E-Myth Bookkeeper

The E-Myth Bookkeeper by Michael Gerber Leading a bookkeeping practice can seem like a daunting task, with too few hours in the day, too many petty management issues, and problems bookkeepers in large practices don’t seem to face. The E-Myth Bookkeeper offers you a road map to create a bookkeeping business that’s self-sufficient, growing, and highly profitable. Take your business to levels you didn’t think possible with this unique guide! (Book description copied from bookdepository.com)

https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/y35eb9cbqi

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better.

Join Char for some insights and conversation on how to apply the short book “Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time” and it’s principles to our bookkeeping practices.

Written by Tony Schwartz and originally published in the October 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review, “Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time” can be found online with a google search.

Part 1: https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/vg0vufdu1w

Part 2: https://ipbc-1.wistia.com/medias/furdt5pghv