These four business development myths are rife within most accountancy firms. Believing them could be very dangerous for your career and the future size of your practice.
Clearly no accountant would choose to spend an entire week indulging in networking activities.
It's great that my weekly articles on AccountingWeb generally seem to be so popular. I've covered a range of topics over the years and never seem to struggle for inspiration.
First of all, I'll start by saying I am not a professional networker - this blog post is just my personal observations on the skill.
Mark Lee suggests how start-up firms can describe what they do without simply saying "I'm an accountant".
I’m often amazed at how many people I meet who tell me that they are no
Mark Lee encourages start-up practices to seek help from those who know and care for them best.
I've been told by one accountant that an Inspector has refused relief for a client's networking costs and claimed this is standard HMRC practice.
I'm spending a day speaking and networking at a conference this week. Therefore, I thought today's blog would be a short and simple blog on how to get conversations with strangers started.