I started blogging on Accounting Web in 2011. Supportive words from John Stokdyk on my FIRST BLOG POST open the doors to the world of blogging for me. Leaving the past where it belongs, thank you John. Credit to you.
I love to blog. It helps me to think, come up with solutions and pose questions that I need to reflect upon. I have no doubt blogging has helped my business and helped me to develop as a person. I wish I started blogging when I was in my twenties. Continue reading “Go on blog!”
It is 3 am. I woke up starving, with a headache and at the same time wanting to go for a bike ride. I need physical activity! It is due to the lack of physical activity I can’t sleep. I am not tired.
For the past 9 days my physical activity was minimal. I could not do anymore.
My work output was very low as well. Continue reading “Going crazy”
It is a good start to February. I had two potential client meetings today. They are both promising prospects. It is wait and see now.
I was struck by what one of the prospects asked me. In the past I would have used my standard response. Things have changed. I think the attractive prospect in question may go elsewhere (please no).
The killer question was “Will you be dealing with all our affairs?”
Continue reading “Killer question”
That’s it for tax year 2012/13. My last tax return completed. I am out of here after this blog post! Yay!
It was my worst tax season in terms of stress level. No, won’t do this again. No way. Why you may ask. Continue reading “Will the last person out please turn off the lights”
I am sure you know as practicing accountants our business relationship with our clients is a long-term one. Most of our clients stay with us. Over a period we form an emotional attachment to our clients. This means it is not easy to say good-bye to clients even when it is in the best interest of our business.
Continue reading “Emotional attachment”