I love attending these industry conferences. There’s a general sense of camaraderie and excitement and optimism, and it’s a chance to catch up with fellow bookkeepers, some of whom I’ve known for years and some of who I’m meeting for the first time.
The theme of this year’s conference is Future Focussed, and it’s got me thinking about where we've come from.
This may seem a little ridiculous at first glance. I'm going to talk to bookkeepers about bookkeeping. You guys already know this stuff, right?!
But I'm going to talk bookkeeping to bookkeepers anyway. Because sometimes your bookkeeping businesses are not being shown the love that they deserve.
And in some cases, bookkeepers want confirmation that they're doing things right, because a lot of us just picked this stuff up as we went along.
So, let me ask you this - Is your business...
I often talk about how I sold my bookkeeping business and moved into business coaching, and that's true, I did.
But the reality is, once a bookkeeper always a bookkeeper.
These days Business Headspace has a small handful of bookkeeping clients which allows me to provide income and mentorship for a couple of other, newer bookkeepers.
And, as I love the software systems side of things, I still get to work with a large number of clients as their accounting software expert.
So even though I sold...