180 episodes

The Successful Bookkeeper Podcast is a weekly show to help increase your confidence, work smarter and build a business you love.

Each week you'll listen to inspiring guests who will share their success secrets, so you can take your bookkeeping enterprise and life to another level.

Some of them include New York Times Best-Selling Author of E-Myth, Michael E. Gerber, Pure Bookkeeping Co-Founder, Debbie Roberts, the host of The Productive Woman podcast, Laura McClellan and the author of *I Know How She Does It*, Laura Vanderkam.

If you're a bookkeeping business owner who is looking for an uplifting, entertaining and informative podcast exclusively for YOU then you have arrived at the right place!

Get ready because your journey towards success begins — now.

Your Host

Michael Palmer is an acclaimed business coach who has helped hundreds of bookkeepers across the world push through their fears and exponentially grow their businesses and achieve the quality of life they've always wanted.

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The Successful Bookkeeper Podcast is a weekly show to help increase your confidence, work smarter and build a business you love.

Each week you'll listen to inspiring guests who will share their success secrets, so you can take your bookkeeping enterprise and life to another level.

Some of them include New York Times Best-Selling Author of E-Myth, Michael E. Gerber, Pure Bookkeeping Co-Founder, Debbie Roberts, the host of The Productive Woman podcast, Laura McClellan and the author of *I Know How She Does It*, Laura Vanderkam.

If you're a bookkeeping business owner who is looking for an uplifting, entertaining and informative podcast exclusively for YOU then you have arrived at the right place!

Get ready because your journey towards success begins — now.

Your Host

Michael Palmer is an acclaimed business coach who has helped hundreds of bookkeepers across the world push through their fears and exponentially grow their businesses and achieve the quality of life they've always wanted.

    EP180: Blake Oliver - The Power of Setting & Revisiting Your Goals

    EP180: Blake Oliver - The Power of Setting & Revisiting Your Goals

    Only 51% of businesses plan and set their annual goals and only 6% revisit those goals on a quarterly basis.
    Those who revisit their goals have an increase of 300% on their productivity and performance.
    That’s according to our guest, Blake Oliver who is a CPA that specializes in cloud accounting technology. He’s also the producer and co-host of a weekly news show called the Cloud Accounting Podcast.
    During the interview, you'll discover...
    The importance of having annual goals & revisiting them The perks of having a cloud partnership Jirav and other amazing accounting tools To find out more about Blake, visit https://www.thesuccessfulbookkeeper.com.

    • 40 min
    EP179: Justine Lackey - How To Keep Your Staff Happy & Productive

    EP179: Justine Lackey - How To Keep Your Staff Happy & Productive

    Overnight success is a rarity.

    Most of the time, when we hear an “overnight success” story, we find out later that the “overnight success” had been years in the making.

    It takes hard work and time.

    Our guest has definitely used both to build her success.

    For over 17 years, Justine Lackey has been the owner of Good Cents Bookkeeping which provides professional bookkeeping services to artists, creative professionals, and small businesses.

    It’s a bookkeeping company that focuses on an "atmosphere of excellence" that provides consistent, reliable, excellent end results for clients, and has a "Mom Army" of talented and loyal female staff.

    During the interview, you'll discover...
    The importance of employee retention How to have a dream client The pros and cons of hourly-based versus value-based pricing
    To find out more about Justine, visit https://www.thesuccessfulbookkeeper.com.

    • 33 min
    EP178: Rachel Fisch - What Do You Want Your Legacy To Be?

    EP178: Rachel Fisch - What Do You Want Your Legacy To Be?

    Loss and grief can become a catalyst to your success.
     
    Our returning guest has used it to her benefit and it made her who she is today.
     
    Rachel Fisch has 17 years of accounting experience in a broad range of industries and coupled with her "colourful” personality, she has trained thousands of bookkeepers in hundreds of training sessions across Canada and beyond in both Desktop and Online accounting software since 2012.
     
    She is currently the Product Evangelist for Accountant Solutions at Sage.
     
    During the interview, you'll discover...
    The importance of defining your legacy The benefits of community and collaboration in the bookkeeping industry The value of self-reflection and consistency regarding the reactions of people around you
    To find out more about Rachel, visit https://www.thesuccessfulbookkeeper.com.

    • 30 min
    EP177: Nancy Gwynne-Vaughan - When Should You Fire Your Bookkeeping Clients?

    EP177: Nancy Gwynne-Vaughan - When Should You Fire Your Bookkeeping Clients?

    Changing something dramatically in your business is scary.

    Even more so if that shift involves mass firing your clients.

    But according to our returning guest today, Nancy Gwynne-Vaughan, who is a bookkeeper that helps lawyers grow their practices profitably, it needs to be done once in a while as you go along in your business.

    By doing so, you'll see a much better growth and structure in your business and personal life.

    During this interview, you'll discover...
    The signs and tips on when to fire your clients The significance of working for your clients’ best interest The importance of honesty, respect, and protection between bookkeepers and clients
    To find out more about Nancy, visit https://www.thesuccessfulbookkeeper.com.

    • 36 min
    EP176: Heather Townsend - How To Attract Prospects & Business Partners

    EP176: Heather Townsend - How To Attract Prospects & Business Partners

    Partnership.

    Profitability.

    Business development mindset.

    Those three values can help you take control of where you want to be in the next few years.

    That’s according to today’s guest, Heather Townsend who is a speaker, author, and founder of The Accountants Millionaires' Club that helps accountants, lawyers and consultants make partner.

    With her no fluff, to the point style and approach, she helps professionals and firms become the Go-To-Expert.

    During the interview, you'll discover...
    The Accountant Millionaire’s Club and how it helps people Tips to secure quality prospects and business partners How to grow a profitable practice
    To find out more about Heather, visit https://www.thesuccessfulbookkeeper.com.

    • 34 min
    EP175: Kirk Simpson - Why You Should Have Empathy For Your Clients

    EP175: Kirk Simpson - Why You Should Have Empathy For Your Clients

    The entrepreneur’s journey is a difficult one.

    Whether it’s the ups and downs of finding customers or hiring or laying off employees, your client’s path as a business owner is not an easy one.

    As a bookkeeping business owner, you probably know this yourself.

    A way you can stand out is by being more human and understanding of what your clients are going through and doing what you can to help them with your service.

    Our guest, Kirk Simpson, who is the co-founder and CEO of Wave, believes empathy is important.

    He is passionate about focusing on and empathizing with the human experience on both sides of the tech equation - the customers who rely on Wave to run their businesses successfully and the people who make up the Wave team and drive the company’s innovation and success.

    During the interview, you'll also discover...
    What to look for in solutions to increase financial success Why passion should be the driving force that motivates entrepreneurs The challenges of businesses in money-management and how to overcome them
    To find out more about Kirk, visit https://www.thesuccessfulbookkeeper.com.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

anchorman04 ,

World Class

I have listened to tons of podcasts over many years. The content of this one and the quality with which it is delivered is absolutely world class. Michael Palmer does an exceptional job with inspiring information; it is time well spent!

J. Barshop ,

Insightful, entertaining and actionable

Michael and his wide variety of knowledgeable guests are making financial management a fascinating task rather than a finicky chore!

The great content and advice they provide, combined with the relatable way in which they deliver it had me hooked from the very first listen. Thanks for putting out such a stellar show Mike - keep up the great work!

Jackie Haldorson ,

Great info

I have just started my Bookkeeping Business & this podcast has been a great resource! I'm on episode 15 & can't wait to catch up & listen to all the new episodes

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