Skip to content


Coaching & Success

By Erik Solbakken CPA | February 1, 2018

One of the secrets to success for all top performing individuals is they have a coach. From sports legends to the most successful business people the answer is always the same.  They get coaching. In this video I talk about 3 benefits, I experience with my own business coach. Coaching & Success go hand in…

Watch the Video

Happy New Year…or Unhappy Same Year?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | January 18, 2018

January is a time when people look forward to a New Year full of opportunities to change and to have new life experiences. Sadly, accountants don’t have the same feelings about the beginning of a New Year like everyone else.  They are normally dreading the thought of the oncoming “busy season”. What’s your New Year…

Watch the Video

Didn’t Sign that New Client?…that’s GREAT!

By Erik Solbakken CPA | December 15, 2017

Getting new clients is NOT always good for your practice.  Often – not signing a new client is fantastic!  But when is that the case? I have found there are normally 3 Great Reasons why…

Watch the Video

When your ASSET is actually a LIABILITY…

By Erik Solbakken CPA | December 8, 2017

Clients rely on us to be technically savvy and detail oriented. But this “Asset” we possess actually works against us when we’re talking with our clients. Use these two Key strategies when communicating with your clients and watch your prices soar.

Watch the Video

Star Wars LEGO, Heavy Metal Music & Great Clients…

By Erik Solbakken CPA | November 25, 2017

What do Star Wars LEGO, Heavy Metal Music & Great Clients have in common? More than you’d suspect. In this video I talk about the best way to connect with your clients to maximize the value you provide. Best part is you don’t have to learn anything new…you just need to be yourself.

Watch the Video

The #1 Must-Read if You Want to Run a Profitable Accounting Firm

By Erik Solbakken CPA | September 29, 2017

In this quick tips video I share the most valuable concept you need to transform your practice and your success as a professional accountant. The old school model of charging for our time is flawed and needs to be replaced.  Most other businesses already follow the model I’ll show you in this video as it’s…

Watch the Video

How My CPA Client Tripled His Fees and Closed a New Client

By Erik Solbakken CPA | September 19, 2017

Here I share the strategy that allowed my CPA client to triple his fees and close a new client – with ease. When you bill by the hour you are potentially leaving a lot of money on the table as you are treating everyone the same. And they’re not the same. This is where Value…

Watch the Video

Be Real & Connect with Your Clients…through Heavy Metal?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | August 2, 2017

In this post I share with you my experience with letting clients know me.  The Real Me. I was surprised and learned a very valuable lesson. Not only that, my client relationships improved and so did my profits. Here’s why…….

Watch the Video

Internet Celibacy … at least for 24 hours

By Erik Solbakken CPA | August 2, 2017

In this Video I talk about a very important subject.  Celibacy…………..from the internet. And what happens when you take a purposeful break from all screen time. Try it and you’ll be surprised at the benefits……

Watch the Video

Are you being careful when choosing your Clients?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | August 2, 2017

The surprised look on one of my coaching clients when I shared this strategy with him. If you’re taking on every client who walks through the door, you’re not doing yourself any favours. You’re actually hurting your business. Here’s why……….

Watch the Video

Enter your best email to receive my weekly tips, videos, and success insights.

Absolutely no spam!

new insights ipad2 (1)