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Become an Accountant, See the World!

Over the Xmas period, we did our usual round of social events – eating too much food, catching up with old friends, and meeting new people at these gatherings. For some reason, this year, I was asked more often than usual: “How did you, born near...

The “Juggle”

Thirteen years ago I left my full time accounting job at an energy company to stay home with my oldest son Christopher. It wasn’t part of the plan but he had health concerns that required lot of care and attention. Prior to that I was a 110% at work...

Taking the Plunge

So, you’ve decided to be your own boss. Congratulations – seriously. People become self-employed at different stages in life, for different reasons. Some people are born entrepreneurs, who can’t imagine how terrible it would be to have a boss. For...

From Start-up to Fast Growing Young Company

Growing pains If you’ve visited us in 2017, you’ll have noticed we’ve been under construction. Our landlord (a wonderful person and good friend) persuaded us it was time to take the vacant space next to us. OK, we needed it anyway. But….well,...

Do You Really Like This Stuff?

This morning, a client asked me if I enjoy what I do. Not that I looked gloomy. She just couldn’t believe that anybody could find all those numbers exciting. I’m lucky. I love what I do. Even during tax season. But…. it’s not about the numbers....