The 6 Secrets to a Simple, Scalable Bookkeeping Biz podcast May 29, 2023

 


 

My programs BABs (Become a Bookkeeper) and LIBBY (Life by the Books) are both here to help you build a simple, scalable, successful bookkeeping business.

Become a Bookkeeper teaches the technical skill of bookkeeping and gives you the confidence you need to actually start...

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The In-Depth Story of Quitting My Job: An Interview with Blair Lee podcast May 22, 2023

 


 

This week, I had the privilege of being interviewed by the amazing Blair Lee! We talked all about the in-depth story of my escape from corporate, how motherhood and corporate life could never have mixed for me, and so much more. Let’s dive straight in!

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Ish People Say About LIBBY podcast May 15, 2023

 


 

So. Last time, we talked about BABs, and how it will fill in your knowledge gaps, teach you the skill of bookkeeping, and give you the confidence to start your own bookkeeping business…but what happens after?

Well, that’s where LIBBY comes in!

LIBBY—or...

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What People Are Saying About BABs (Become a Bookkeeper) podcast May 08, 2023

 


 

I’ve been talking a lot about Become a Bookkeeper (BABs) lately…so why don’t we hear about it from some people who have gone through it? Here’s what people are saying about BABs:

 


 

A Cheat Sheet

“Even just seeing how...

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The Missing Piece Part III: How Become a Bookkeeper Will Help You Defeat Imposter Syndrome podcast May 01, 2023

 


 

Welcome to the third and final piece of my mini-series, The Missing Piece! In this series, I’m going over what happens when you’re missing pieces of bookkeeping knowledge and experience, and how my program Become a Bookkeeper (BABs) helps fill in those gaps!

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The Missing Piece Part II: How to See The Whole Picture Before You Become a Bookkeeper podcast Apr 24, 2023

 


 

Today, we're going to cover the second part of my three-part mini-series, The Missing Piece! 

In this series, I’m breaking down the three different phases in my program Become a Bookkeeper. This program teaches the technical skill of bookkeeping from the ground...

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The Missing Piece Part I: What You Need to Know Before You Become a Bookkeeper podcast Apr 17, 2023

 


 

Welcome to Part I of my mini-series The Missing Piece, where I’ll be talking all about what happens if you’re missing any of the core basics of bookkeeping. 

Lately, I’ve been focusing a lot on my program Become a Bookkeeper, which is a self-paced...

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Why a Bookkeeping Certification Isnā€™t Enough podcast Apr 10, 2023

 


 

Today, I want to talk about why a bookkeeping certification is not enough to actually prepare you to become a bookkeeper and start your bookkeeping business. 

A common question that I get asked is, “Should I be certified in QuickBooks Online or Xero?” And...

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5 Things to Look For When Choosing the Best Bookkeeping Course For You podcast Apr 03, 2023

 


 

Today, we're going to be talking about what to look for when you're shopping around for the best bookkeeping course for you. 

This was actually something that I put on my Instagram feed (with a really great caption, if I do say so myself), but I wanted to deepen what...

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Connecting with New Clients: A Story of Serendipity with Natalia Otalora podcast Mar 27, 2023

 


 

I’m so excited to have my second bookkeeping client ever, Natalia Otalora, here today!

When I started my podcast and blog, the intention was not for it to focus solely on bookkeeping, which is basically where it is today. Instead, I wanted to tell the stories of my...

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Investing in Cybersecurity as a Bookkeeper: A Discussion with Brent Panell, CEO of ControlAltProtect podcast Mar 20, 2023

 


 

Hi, everyone! Recently, I’ve been getting more and more questions about investing in cybersecurity as a bookkeeper. I’m not an expert on this, so I wanted to let someone who knows what they’re doing answer some of your questions. Please welcome Brent...

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A Hard Convo On Competence And Capacity - When You Need To Say No podcast Mar 13, 2023

 


 

Sometimes, in order to do ethical bookkeeping work, you have to turn down a client…even if you have the capability to tackle their books.

This is a tough topic to discuss, but it’s one of the most important facets of ethical bookkeeping out there, and I came...

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Learning to Juggle: Balancing Work and Motherhood podcast Mar 05, 2023

 


 

We’re back for another interview with a BABs graduate and LIBBY member this week! Please welcome Cara Martinez, who actually just gave notice at her job recently. She has not yet submitted her Prosecco bottle, but will be a welcome member of the Quitter's Club...

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Navigating the In-Between: Samanthaā€™s Quitting Story podcast Feb 26, 2023

 


 

I’m so excited to have Samantha Myres on today to share the long story of how she started her bookkeeping business! She is a BABs grad, an active member of Life by the Books, and a recent member of the Quitter's Club. If you listen to my podcast, you’ve...

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3 Things Keeping You Stuck podcast Feb 19, 2023

 


 

Today, we’re going to be talking about three things that can keep you trapped in your fear of failure and halt you from making progress on your bookkeeping journey.

It can be easy to let yourself dawdle where you are, because staying put doesn’t require any...

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The 2 Things You Need to Have a Truly Successful, Sustainable Bookkeeping Biz podcast Feb 12, 2023

 


 

If you want to become a bookkeeper, starting a bookkeeping business isn’t the complicated, multifaceted process you might think. In reality, there are only two core things that you need to run a successful bookkeeping business, and I happen to have two programs that...

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The Best Time of Year to Start a Bookkeeping Business podcast Feb 05, 2023

 


 

Today, I want to answer a question I received recently from somebody who was applying for one of my programs, because I’m guessing this question is on some of your minds, as well.

This person wanted to know this: if she joins the program now (late January/early...

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Top 5 Tips To Making Momentum In Your Bookkeeping Biz podcast Jan 29, 2023

 


 

In today’s post, I’m going to be recapping some highlights of a private one-on-one coaching call that I did yesterday concerning ways to make actual momentum in your business.

It’s hardly the first time this subject has been discussed, but over the past...

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Is Bookkeeping a Get-Rich-Quick Scheme? podcast Jan 22, 2023

 


 

It’s a common perception that starting a bookkeeping business is a get-rich-quick scheme, especially because so many people only see the end result of what actually can be a long process.

As much as I do believe that bookkeeping can be simple and scalable, I want to...

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Interview with a Bookkeeping Client: Katie Grimesā€™ Business Journey podcast Jan 15, 2023

 


 

I have my client, Katie Grimes, here today. We’re going to be having a conversation about her business story, and then we'll talk about numbers when it gets to that point.

Katie has built an international relationship coaching business that earned over $350,000 in...

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Wrapping Up the Year - What Bookkeepers Need To Know At Year End podcast Jan 08, 2023

 


 

Happy 2023, friends!

As bookkeepers, the end of the year can be a busy time—in fact, it’s the busiest time for me. It’s the part of the year when I have to be the most hands-on, because it’s right around this time when I start doing my year-end...

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Self-Employed Health Insurance - What You Need To Know About Going Out On Your Own podcast Jan 01, 2023

 


 

If you’re beginning to form an exit strategy for leaving your corporate job, I’m sure one of the first things you looked into was what your options were for getting health insurance when self-employed. Losing benefits is one of the bigger fears and hesitations...

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What Real Students Say About BABs podcast Dec 18, 2022

 


 

If you’re familiar with my platform, by now, you’ve probably heard of BABs. BABs is a program that teaches you the technical skills of bookkeeping: accounting, tax basics, the basics of bookkeeping, what that whole process looks like, etcetera.

The main point...

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CPAs Think Bookkeepers are Dumb. Here's Why That's a Good Thing podcast Dec 11, 2022

 


 

News flash: CPAs think bookkeepers are dumb.

I could put it more kindly, but there’s really no point. It’s just the truth: CPAs just think bookkeepers are a bit stupid. Even qualified bookkeepers.

Now, I've been on both sides of this. I’ve been the CPA,...

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