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Steve Walker on the Accounting Influencers podcast with BD Academy founder Rob Brown

The Importance of L&D for Clients of Accounting Firms

Steve Walker is a leading expert in the development of disruptor based technology in the learning, training and education markets. He works for Peritus, a group of companies focuses on developing Ed-Tech products for niche areas of the learning, training and education market. Steve has 20 years of experience in the marketplace working with over 2000…

Sabby Gill on the Accounting Influencers podcast with BD Academy founder Rob Brown

Digital Adoption, Productivity & Value Add for Accountants

Sabby Gill leads Sage in its home market of the UK and in Ireland. He brings to Sage more than 30 years’ experience in the technology sector, across sales, operations and customer services. He has spent his career supporting businesses of all sizes with technology that unlocks their potential – both at home and across…

Social Selling Strategies for Accounting Professionals

Tim Hughes is a world leading pioneer in Social Selling. He is currently ranked Number 1 by Onalytica as the most influential social selling person in the world. He is also Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates and co-author of the bestselling books Social Selling – Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers and Smarketing…

Kevin Whitehouse on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

Why Accountants Need Help & Mentoring to Survive & Thrive

Kevin Whitehouse is a mentor, author and accountant mentor. He has run his Dorset-based accountancy firm Prime Entry since 1991. Shownotes: Accountants are no different to regular business owners – it comes down to personalities If you want to grow either professionally or as a business, you must be a willing volunteer who is open…

Steve Cox on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

Key Insights on Accounting from Chief Evangelist at IRIS

Steve Cox is the Chief Evangelist at IRIS Software. Shownotes: What a chief evangelist actually does in an accounting software company How the accounting profession has changed over the last few years, and the impact technology is having on firms Accountancy is in a healthy place because companies are increasingly reliant on the advice and…

Simon Leek on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

Client Relationship Management (CRM) Tips for Accountants

Simon Leek was an early adopter of CRM methodologies and worked for 25yrs consulting on sales & marketing processes, techniques and supporting technology. For the last 9yrs he has worked exclusively with accountancy practices to help make accountants lives easier through automation of repetitive processes and harnessing the data that exists in practice management with the…

Erik Solbakken on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

Better Value Pricing Strategies for Accountants & CPAs

Erik Solbakken is a certified professional accountant (CPA) in Canada and creator of the Accountant Success Formula™. For over 26 years, he provided accounting, tax, and advisory services to incorporated business owners and their families. Erik understands firsthand the struggles of running an accounting practice. During his time in public practice he developed and implemented a business…

Erik Solbakken on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

The Three Biggest Lies in the World of Accounting

Erik Solbakken is a certified professional accountant (CPA) in Canada and creator of the Accountant Success Formula™. For over 26 years, he provided accounting, tax, and advisory services to incorporated business owners and their families. Erik understands firsthand the struggles of running an accounting practice. During his time in public practice he developed and implemented a…

Andrew Rhodes on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

Developing an Award-Winning Advisory-Led Accounting Firm

Andrew Rhodes is the Managing Partner of Sobell Rhodes, an award-winning accounting firm with a reputation for world class advisory services and people development. In this interview with podcast show host Rob Brown, he shares his passion for people, for client service, for strategic accounting advice, for referrals and peer group masterminding…

Des o'neill on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

How Vision & Strategy Drive Ambitious Accounting Firms

Des O’Neill runs OmniPro which helps accountants innovate, strategise and deliver transformative results for their clients. In this passionate interview with podcast show host Rob Brown, Des explains what’s wrong and right in accountancy, and why strategy and vision are vital for success…

Wayne Schmidt on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

How Xero Got Big & Why Accountants Need to Sell Better

Wayne Schmidt is an entrepreneur who caught the vision of Xero back in the early days. He was instrumental in its growth and success globally, but it wasn’t easy back then. In this interview with podcast show host Rob Brown he shares his story and his passion for helping accountants sell…

Charles Jennings on the BD Academy Accounting Influencers podcast with Rob Brown

Beyond Training – Building High Performing Accounting Firms

Charles Jennings is a leading thinker and practitioner in innovative organisational and performance improvement. Here with podcast show host Rob Brown, he explores the 70-20-10 model of learning and training for high performing accounting firms and world class leaders…