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Why Multiply Your Suffering?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | July 29, 2021

Running your own accounting firm is hard. You have deal with multiple pain points, everyday. But there’s one source of suffering that’s multiplied by most CPA’s …and they don’t even realize it. …and it’s completely avoidable. …and totally unnecessary. And I’m going to tell you exactly what it is. …and how to escape it.

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Stop Selling Used Cars

By Erik Solbakken CPA | July 15, 2021

There is a phenomenon in the vehicle industry that everyone understands. Unfortunately, most CPA’s don’t realize it happens to them as well …when they bill their clients. Avoid this and you’ll dramatically increase your fees.

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The Commoditization Trap

By Erik Solbakken CPA | July 7, 2021

There is a dangerous trend happening in the accounting world. It’s one that most CPA’s don’t see coming, but are ironically contributing to it. I really want you to avoid this TRAP. The first step is to recognize the problem …then you can avoid the snare.

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What’s Your Future?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | June 29, 2021

Most people are looking forward to a bigger, brighter future for themselves. For CPA’s, that future can sometimes feel bleak. The thought of going through yet another shitty busy season can seriously depress even the most positive personalities. But there is a way out. You just need to get very clear on where you want…

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The Cart Before The Horse

By Erik Solbakken CPA | June 16, 2021

There’s a crazy GOLD rush going on right now that has CPA firms scrambling. It’s FOMO in its purest form. The problem is most firms have the cart before the horse. There’s something else they need to address first …before they follow the lemmings off the cliff.

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The Gap Between Your Thoughts

By Erik Solbakken CPA | June 10, 2021

This last tax season was hellish for most accountants. I’ve heard from many that it was the worst they’ve ever experienced. As a result, many CPA’s never saw the “light of day” as they were working ridiculous hours. But here’s the paradox. If you worked less…you’d make more. The less you work…the more creativity comes…

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How to Eliminate Client Conflict

By Erik Solbakken CPA | June 3, 2021

Fighting clients to get their records to you, chasing them for missing information, getting pushback on your fees …it never seems to end, does it?! But it can. There is a solution that ends ALL client conflict. And it’s really simple.

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Trust Your Gut

By Erik Solbakken CPA | May 26, 2021

There is an answer to every problem we have. The paradox is that these answers don’t come from analyzing. They actually come from a much higher intelligent source. And you have access to it 24/7. You just need to know where to look.

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How Do You Self-Identify?

By Erik Solbakken CPA | May 13, 2021

Self identity drives how we show up in the world. How we conduct ourselves. How we interact with others. How we deliver value. For CPA’s, how we self-identify directly impacts how much we get paid for our services. Self-identify as a ________ and watch your prices soar.

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The Pain Price Paradox

By Erik Solbakken CPA | May 6, 2021

Why are some client files a complete pain in the ass!? There IS a cause. And the correlation is rather paradoxical. But once you see it, you can reduce your stress load and increase your profitability in one easy shift.

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