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A Podcast about Bookkeepers helping Bookkeepers helping Business.
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Heart of the Bookkeeper Rob Marshall

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

A Podcast about Bookkeepers helping Bookkeepers helping Business.
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    Episode 7 Brooke Arnott

    Episode 7 Brooke Arnott

    Episode 7 of Heart of the Bookkeeper, features an amazing guest who has had to overcome some major challenges and adversities to become one of Australia's most successful Bookkeepers and innovators in the Bookkeeping space. Brooke Arnott is based in Perth, Western Australia and is the founder and owner of Brookes Books and more recently, the incredibly successful new approach to Bookkeeping and all things that encircle it, known as The Small Business Lounge. Brookes story is one that will empower and inspire you, whether you are simply pedalling away as an employed Bookkeeper or doing the books in your own business, just starting out in your own Bookkeeping practice or have been on the journey for a while and are looking to go to the next step. Brooke discusses in this episode, her battle to become a Mum, something she had always desired to be and the emotional and difficult IVF journey she had to go on to get there, only to have her partner leave her unexpectedly right when she needed support the most. Brooke candidly shares her heart as to how she had to resurrect herself at that point to establish her Bookkeeping Business, simply to support herself and her newborn twin girls and how she struggled and had to fight through that time in her life. We also have a look at how Brooke rose from doing "Vegie Maths" in High School to leading the charge here in Australia, to make Bookkeeping "sexy and cool" This episode has it all, including Mens fashions and having tea with the Queen and the best thing you could do right now, is to put on Heart of the Bookkeeper, Episode 7 and be inspired by the fabulous story of Brooke Arnott.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 6 Alexi Boyd

    Episode 6 Alexi Boyd

    Alexi Boyd is our guest in this episode of Heart of the Bookkeeper. Alexi has an exceptional passion for Small Business in Australia and is a thought leader and an innovator in this space. Alexi has used the opportunities within Bookkeeping over the years to connect with many Small Businesses, however, leveraging off these connections, it is Alexi's inroads into providing thinking and insights via the mediums of Radio and Podcasting, that sets her apart from many. Alexi's very popular Podcast, "Small Biz Matters" has unpacked many gems over multiple years and in this episode, we explore some of those moments. Alexi also shares and relives in this episode her very personal battle with Post Natal Depression as well as another significant battle over many years with Imposter Syndrome. Alexi has recently been appointed to the position of interim CEO of COSBOA, an organisation that is kicking same major goals here in Australia, by giving Small Business a voice that for many decades has been at times, missing in action. Put your headphones on, crack out those AirPods or simply turn on the bluetooth in the Car and tune into an episode we are certain you will engage with ... Episode 6 of Heart of the Bookkeeper - Alexi Boyd.
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    • 59 min
    Episode 5 Mel Power

    Episode 5 Mel Power

    Episode 5 of the Heart of the Bookkeeper, takes a deep dive into the life and times of Mel Power, a well known and greatly respected member of the Bookkeeping Community in Australia and the founder of melaniepower.com and Command the price you deserve. Mel's story is one of inspiration, encouragement and engagement and this episode looks at how she now combines all three of those aspects of her own life plus so much more, to bring opportunity and prosperity to the lives surrounding her, throughout the Bookkeeping Community. This episode will bring revelation in many ways and Mel's enthusiasm is both palpable and infectious. We encourage you to grab a drink, find a quiet corner, sit back and be prepared to be encouraged as you enjoy Episode 5 of Heart of the Bookkeeper - with the wonderful Mel Power.
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    • 48 min
    Episode 4 Leanne Berry

    Episode 4 Leanne Berry

    In this episode of Heart of the Bookkeeper, we examine the life and times of Bookkeeping wonder woman and Director of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers - Leanne Berry. Leanne is very well known in the Bookkeeping Community of Australia, being somebody who has the most amazing bookkeeping knowledge base, of which she is more than willing to share with all. However, this episode of Heart of the Bookkeeper examines not only Leannes journey with Bookkeeping and so much of the history that she has been a part of, but also her very personal journey, including her fight for womens equality in the workplace, her early years growing up and the very sad and heart wrenching loss of her husband Ian ... plus so much more. You may think you know Leanne Berry, but you may well be surprised to hear much of what she shares in this Podcast. So sit back and enjoy ... Heart of the Bookkeeper Episode 4 - Leanne Berry.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 3 Colin Walker

    Episode 3 Colin Walker

    Join us in this Episode 3 of Heart of the Bookkeeper as we explore the life of former Australian Tax Office Assistant Commissioner - Colin Walker. Colin takes us on a journey of discovery and insight into how the ATO operated back as far as the 1970's and how he became a integral cog in the shaping of the introduction of the GST here in Australia, the introduction of the BAS Agent regime and the beginnings of Online Services for Agents amongst many other significant moments in the history of the ATO of the past 50 years. Colin talks of his time overseas, guiding the evolution of Tax systems in a number of countries, many of which will amaze you. Colin also explains his heart for the Bookkeeping Industry and why it plays a crucial part in so many facets of business and compliance right at this time in history. Colin is a current Director of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and he outlines his desire to see the Bookkeeping Industry continue to progress and advance in the years to come. Enjoy the amazing journey and life of Colin Walker in this episode.
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Bonus Episode - Rob Marshall

    Bonus Episode - Rob Marshall

    In this bonus episode of Heart of the Bookkeeper, the normal host of the Podcast, Rob Marshall, goes behind the other side of the microphone and becomes the interviewee. Rob is interviewed by Fox Sports Broadcaster, Mark "Howie" Howard, also know for his award winning Podcast "The Howie Games". Howie unpacks Robs journey in Sport and Small Business, losing millions of dollars in a failed Business venture, the loss of a son, a major health crisis that nearly finished Rob's life, but mostly, Robs Bookkeeping story across 3 decades and the successes and failures that have come through that journey.
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    • 1 hr 49 min

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6 Ratings

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What an amazing story. You captured my attention throughout and I was absolutely fascinated, inspired, happy, sad, motivated and left feeling great. Thank you for sharing this as it has really touched my heart.

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Have absolutely fallen in love with this podcast!! It’s incredible touching, inspirational and relatable. Highly recommend!

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