I spend my time at AVN calling accountants to understand more about their businesses and challenges so that AVN can ensure that it is in the best position to help accountants in the future.
By Susan Clegg, AVN marketing and content creator. Are you making these mistakes in your prospect meetings? You’re sitting down with a potential client – and they look like a perfect fit for you. But somehow, despite you explaining all about your services and giving them a fantastic sales pitch at the end, they walk […]
And how to get out of it. You’re busy so let’s make this quick – tax return hell is not inevitable. But to get out of it you have to know why you’re there in the first place. You rely on tax returns to make a profit Your clients don’t pay you enough […]
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By Kerry Riley, PGE and Wellness Coach The cold, dark days of winter can have a big impact on our mood and our energy levels – which isn’t great for maintaining productivity at work. And as we head into the thick of tax season, that’s bad news for accountants dealing with hundreds of tax returns! […]
Or are you the real problem? If your accountancy practice isn’t growing the way you’d like, maybe it’s not because of your team. Maybe it’s you. Apologies if that sounds a bit confrontational – you probably don’t want to hear that you’re the problem. But the truth is that the business owner is very often […]
By Joanne Wharam, AVN Practice Growth Expert. One of the key frustrations I hear from business owners is that managing their people at times drives them nuts. Whilst this is to some extent inevitable, because people are all different and more than that they are thinking and feeling, there are some common frustrations that can […]
10th November is International Accountants Day Whether you’re an accountant yourself, a business owner or neither one of these, you should be giving a big high five to the accountancy profession today. While they may have an image of being unsociable, process-obsessed introverts, the reality is very different. Here are three good reasons to celebrate: […]
By Practice Growth Experts Emma Slack and Alan Woods Act now to make tax season a breeze There’s nothing inevitable about a hellish tax season. There’s plenty you can do now to reduce workloads and relieve stress so January isn’t a nightmare. These are our top 10 tips to stay sane: 1 Remember, you run […]
Most accountants want their practice to be more successful, productive, profitable, and efficient. But somehow nothing seems to change. So what’s stopping you moving your accountancy practice forward? After all, there are thousands of tools, software programmes, consultants and training sessions available to help you (and I should know – I’ve created loads of them […]