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Put On Your Mask…First

By Erik Solbakken CPA | February 25, 2021

I’ve got a confession to make. I love to FLY. I enjoy everything about it.   I even like watching the pre-flight safety demonstrations.   Weird, right?! …but there’s one critical safety instruction that most CPA’s don’t follow.   They don’t listen to the flight attendant. They don’t follow protocol. …and they SUFFER as a…

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By Erik Solbakken CPA | February 17, 2021

If you want a successful accounting practice you have to GFOD. What stops us from GFOD? One reason is our clients. They are a MAJOR problem for GFOD. Especially during busy tax season. So, how can you deal with it? It’s simple really. Just takes 3 steps. …and you’ll start seeing GFOD flow freely. That’s…

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Life Is Too Short

By Erik Solbakken CPA | February 11, 2021

Life is short. So make sure you’re enjoying it. Unfortunately, most accountants suffer…. They suffer through tax season. They suffer dealing with price sensitive clients. They suffer watching clients making way more money than them. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There is a way out. That’s what this week’s video is all…

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Why Update Your Business Model?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | February 4, 2021

The business model you work within, COMPLETELY determines your success. how much MONEY $$$ you make, the type of CLIENTS you attract, and how much free TIME you get Is yours working for you? If not, what can you do about it? That’s what I cover in this week’s video.

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Unpaid Fees

By Erik Solbakken CPA | January 27, 2021

Nothings sucks more than clients not paying their invoices. You’ve put in the hours. You’ve done the work. …and then you don’t get paid. But there is a solution to ensure you NEVER get stuck with A/R ever again. That’s what this week’s video is all about.

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Most CPA’s Are Insane

By Erik Solbakken CPA | January 21, 2021

What is it with the accounting profession? How is it that highly intelligent people consciously accept a method of earning a living that enslaves them into long, gruelling, stressful hours? To make it even worse, I saw some CPA’s on LinkedIn celebrating the upcoming “busy season” like Christmas was coming!??! Why does this happen? The…

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3 Keys to Pricing

By Erik Solbakken CPA | January 14, 2021

The $$ prices $$ you collect from your clients can make (or break) your practice. If this is true, then how do you command higher prices? Simply put, there are 3 Keys to remember. That’s what this week’s video is all about.

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Accountant Swear Words (Part 2)

By Erik Solbakken CPA | January 7, 2021

Let’s start off 2021 with some fun shall we? I’ve got another instalment of accountant swear words for you. This time I’ve bucketed them into 2 LISTS. 1) Words that most CPA’s think are swear words, and 2) Words that I have come to realize are the REAL swear words for accountants who want freedom…

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When $50 Makes You $1M

By Erik Solbakken CPA | December 23, 2020

If I hadn’t done it a hundred times before I wouldn’t have believed it either. But it’s true. When using the right business model ….even a $50 change can make you $1M dollars.

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There is no “Success Fairy”

By Erik Solbakken CPA | December 16, 2020

Most marketing ads make me sick to my stomach.   CPA’s aren’t gullible.   We know it takes hard work to build an accounting practice.   These “expert consultants” insult our intelligence with their Success Fairy marketing messages.   What we need is a system to follow …not a magic wand.   That’s what I…

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