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Why Most CPAs Hate Me

By Erik Solbakken CPA | July 18, 2024

I find that telling the truthis always the best policy And the truth is, that mostCPAs don’t like me. They don’t like…what I say…how I say it…and how it makes them feel But I’m totally OKAY with this. I never try and please everyone. And you shouldn’t either. Watch this week’s video to see what…

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Sing Your Song

By Erik Solbakken CPA | July 11, 2024

I came across a music festivalthis week in Quebec City. And as I was watching the showhaving myself some poutineI thought of CPAs. There’s a really good lessonwe can learn from other professions. Watch this week’s video to seehow you can apply it to your firm.

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Like Shooting Fish In A Barrel

By Erik Solbakken CPA | June 13, 2024

I believe you have a HUGEopportunity right now. Never, in the history of time, hasthere been more businesses out there. And they all need a great CPA. If you just do a couple small things,you can be wildly successful. …it can be like shooting fish in a barrel. Watch this week’s video to see what…

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Have You Outgrown Your Client?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | May 23, 2024

I remember when I had my practice. There were many timeswhen clients wouldoutgrow my firm. It was a natural progression. Especially because I stopped doing AUDITS! But have you ever offloaded a client,because you outgrew them? I not only give you permission to do so, ….I encourage it. You’ll thank me when you do. Watch…

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A Master Servant Relationship?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | May 16, 2024

I’ve got a serious topic,to cover this week. It’s about your relationship,with your clients. What kind is it? Is it based on aneven playing field,…or is something off? I know what it was likebefore I changed my model. And it wasn’t pretty. Watch this week’s videoto see what I’m talking about.

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What Unique Experience Are You Giving Your Clients?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | May 9, 2024

Year after year, our clientscome to see us fortheir tax returns. Year after year, it’s thesame old thing. Year after year, we followlast year’s file… Year after year, there’sno unique experiencing! Watch this week’s video to seewhat unique experience we hadon our trip to San Francisco.   P.S. This was a fun video to shoot! 

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How’s Your Tax Hangover?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | May 2, 2024

Congratulations! Tax season is finally OVER…until next year, anyways. How are you feeling? Are you refreshed,motivated and excitedto do it again!?!?! Or does it feel likea killer HANGOVER. If it’s like the latter,then I totally understand. …MORE than you know. I explain why, in this weeks’ video:

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Most CPAs Are Masochists

By Erik Solbakken CPA | April 25, 2024

Had an enlightening callwith a frustrated accountant. She was really upset withthe partners in her firm. She actually called them sadists! After I stopped laughingI had an AHA moment. Most CPAs are actually masochists. I explain why, in this weeks’ video:

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3C’s CPA Solve For Their Clients

By Erik Solbakken CPA | April 11, 2024

Wanted to share a powerful thinking tool with you this week. It really simplifies, what your clients want.…and what you do for them. You can watch the video here:

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Are You A Banker Or A CPA?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | April 4, 2024

Another fun video this weekcoming from Quebec. I had a great insight that I wanted to share with you. I believe accountants aretricked into behaving like bankers,…instead of CPAs Let me explain why. You can watch this weeks’ video here:

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