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Season 2

Sept. 20, 2022

Why You Should Consider Joining a Mastermind Group

Are you looking for a dose of motivation, mentoring, and accountability? A mastermind group might be what you need. In this episode, co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan go through the benefits of being part of a mastermind group, how …

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Sept. 15, 2022

How and When to Ask for Testimonials

Want to know how to ask for testimonials and actually get a response? In this episode, co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss the dos and don'ts of asking for testimonials. They also demonstrate how bookkeepers can use testimonials from...

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Sept. 13, 2022

Why Every Business Owner Needs to Go on a Brain Dump Retreat with Ben…

Want to come up with new ideas for your business? Maybe you should consider going on a brain dump retreat. Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk to Ben Day from Lionshare Bookkeeping - they discuss how business owners can …

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Sept. 8, 2022

Practical Tips on How to Delegate Effectively

Why is delegating so important, and how can business owners master the art of effective delegation? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan expand on Melissa’s BKX talk - Delegate, Develop, and Grow. They also share insights on why delegation is...

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Sept. 6, 2022

How to Follow Through with Your Goals

Do you struggle to follow through with your goals? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss goal setting and the benefits of setting realistic, achievable goals. They also share practical strategies you can use to maximize your ability to...

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Sept. 1, 2022

Should Personality Assessments Be Used in Hiring?

How accurate are personality assessments, and should you use them for hiring? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan break down the pros and cons of personality tests- and whether business owners should use them when making business decisions. ...

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Aug. 30, 2022

Ways to Future-Proof Your Business In Case of a Recession

How close are we to a recession? Can your business survive and maybe even thrive in a market downturn? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan break down Ben's BKX opening speech: Fascinating Futures - and how bookkeepers can build recession-proof...

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Aug. 25, 2022

What You Missed at BKX 2022

BKX 2022 was a massive success. Want to know what you missed? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk about the most memorable moments of BKX 2022. Hannah and Melissa reveal that one of their major highlights at BKX was …

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Aug. 23, 2022

How to Implement New Processes and Systems in Your Business

What is a business process, and does your business really need one? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan go through systems and processes that can enhance the overall performance of your business - and how you can build one that’s …

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Aug. 18, 2022

How to Hire and Fire Employees Quickly and Decisively

Want to know how you can make your hiring and firing process as seamless and frictionless as possible? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan break down the key components of hiring the right employees and letting go of unproductive team …

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Aug. 16, 2022

Key Steps on How to Start Scaling Your Business

Not sure about the exact steps you need to follow when scaling your business? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan go through the key steps to scaling a business and how you can develop a process that ensures lasting and …

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Aug. 11, 2022

How to Make the Transition from Growing to Scaling a Business with Se…

When should you make the transition from growing to scaling a business? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk to Serena Shoup from Of Course Bookkeeping - they discuss how bookkeepers can transition from growing to scaling a business,...

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Aug. 9, 2022

What’s the Difference Between Growing and Scaling a Business?

Is there a difference between growing and scaling a business? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan expand on this introductory episode to their scaling your business series and talk about the difference between growing and scaling a business. ...

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Aug. 4, 2022

How to Scale Your Business Effectively

Do you want to scale your business? How big do you want to be, and how quickly can you get there? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share insights into the most important aspects of scaling a business and how …

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Aug. 2, 2022

How to Sustain Your Business While Saying No to Clients Outside Your …

Scared to niche down? Wondering what to do with the clients outside your niche once you niche down? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk to Brandy Derrick from Legal Ease Bookkeeping - they discuss the benefits of having a …

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July 28, 2022

Becoming an Expert in Your Niche: How Deep Should You Go? with Brooke…

Do you really need a niche to grow your business? If so, how deep should you go? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk to Brooke Swan from Clarity Bookkeeping - they discuss the process of finding a niche, how …

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July 26, 2022

Why It’s Important to Define Your Bookkeeping Niche with Tyler Otto

Niching down in your bookkeeping business is important. But how do you go about finding and growing a niche? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan interview Tyler Otto from Speciality Bookkeepers – they define what a business niche is, why …

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July 21, 2022

How to Keep Your Originality Within Your Niche

How important is originality in your bookkeeping business? Are you constantly looking for unique ways to innovate and develop new ideas within your niche? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss how bookkeepers can build authenticity and...

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July 19, 2022

Tips For Getting the Most Out of Trade Shows

Would you like to get the most out of your next trade show and walk away full of leads, prospects, and new connections? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss how bookkeepers can get the most out of trade shows, …

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July 14, 2022

How to Handle Embarrassing Client Interactions

Have you ever experienced an awkward or embarrassing interaction with a client? How did you handle it, and what did you do to salvage the situation? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their most embarrassing client situations and reveal...

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July 12, 2022

How to Authentically Evolve Your Business

Can bookkeepers evolve their business, follow new trends, and still stay true to their business's core values? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk about how bookkeepers can authentically evolve their business by keeping a close watch on...

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July 7, 2022

Social Media Content Creation

Are you looking to start creating content for social media but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have a hard time coming up with content ideas for your online brand? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their …

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July 5, 2022

How to Stay On Brand with Your Business

What can bookkeepers do to stay on brand with their overall business image? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss how bookkeepers can manage their business' identity, stay on brand, and become immune to the ever-changing social media...

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June 30, 2022

How to Have Originality In Your Business

How important is it to have originality in your business? Is it even possible to be creative as a bookkeeper? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss why originality is a bookkeeper’s greatest weapon and how creativity leads to business...

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June 28, 2022

What is Your Go-to Bookkeeping Snack?

What’s your go-to work snack? Is it healthy or you’re only worried about the energy boost and getting through the workday? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk about their go-to work snacks and how having healthy snacks throughout the...

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June 23, 2022

How to Have Hard Conversations

How can you have a hard conversation without the conversation turning into a frustrating battle of wills? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss why people fear having difficult conversations and what you can do to ensure the conversation...

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June 21, 2022

The Key to Referral Agreements with Tax Preparers

How can bookkeepers and tax preparers build relationships that provide better customer support? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their thoughts on how bookkeepers and tax preparers can gain insight into each other's practices and...

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June 16, 2022

Building Relationships Series: How to Build Relationships With Clients

How should you go about building relationships with clients? What are some things you can do to stand out from the competition and wow your customers? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their thoughts and examples of things business...

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June 14, 2022

Mastermind Groups: What You Need to Know

What are the benefits of being in a mastermind group? And how should you approach finding and joining one? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss free and paid mastermind groups, the benefits of being a member of one, and …

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June 9, 2022

Top Tips for Finding and Keeping a Good Mentor

Did you have a mentor? If so, are you making the most out of their guiding hand? What have you learned from them so far? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss why they believe having a mentor is key …

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June 7, 2022

How Do Referral Relationships Work?

Does your business need a referral partner? Should you even be building referral relationships with other bookkeepers in your space? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their thoughts on why and how you can build mutually-beneficial...

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June 2, 2022

Building Great Relationships With Contractors

When should you hire an employee and when should you go for a contractor? Co-hosts Melissa Honan and Hannah Robinson discuss what to consider and what business owners can do to build great relationships with their contractors. Melissa discusses the...

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May 31, 2022

Are You a Boss or a Leader? Your Pick! with Alyssa Lang

The Workflow Queen, Alyssa Lang, joins co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan to discuss whether you should be a leader or a boss, and how to build a great relationship with your employees. Hannah asks Alyssa what are some things …

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May 26, 2022

Debate: Camera On or Off?

Should you have your camera on or off during zoom meetings? Do the benefits of having your camera turned on in a zoom meeting outweigh the drawbacks? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss a hugely contentious topic regarding zoom...

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May 24, 2022

How to Save Your Clients Money

What should bookkeepers think about and actually do to help their clients save money? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their thoughts, pet peeves, and advice when it comes to saving your clients some of their money. Melissa shares...

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May 19, 2022

Communication Series: Managing Expectations During the Onboarding Pro…

What should you consider and do to manage expectations, especially during the onboarding process? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss the role onboarding has in the entire sales process, how to share your expectations with existing and...

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May 17, 2022

Pre-Qualifying Sales Leads

How should you go about pre-qualifying sales leads? And why should you do that in the first place? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their thoughts and experiences of the good, the bad, and the ugly of attracting and …

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May 12, 2022

Crafting an Effective Sales Process for Your Bookkeeping Business

Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk about the 3 key principles of an effective sales process, as well as some tools you can use to make your own sales process a more efficient one. [1:33] Hannah asks Melissa what’s …

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May 10, 2022

How to Communicate Value as a Bookkeeping Business Owner

Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss how to communicate value, the role your mindset plays, and they share an exercise that will help you better articulate what you do in a way that’s clear and attracts customers. [1:14] Even …

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May 5, 2022

Disney Movies and Your Favorite Children’s Show to Have on in the Bac…

Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan go over their favorite children’s shows to have on in the background while working, and discuss Disney movies and characters that have left a mark. [0:42] The children’s show Melissa has on while she’s...

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May 3, 2022

How to Communicate Effectively

What are different ways you can communicate in a more effective way? And how can you ensure that, as a business owner, your team members feel valued, and instill a great communication mentality in your company? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and …

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April 28, 2022

Work-Life Balance Series: Time Blocking and How to Create a Great Wor…

How can you leverage time blocking and better organize your calendar to “aggressively” defend your personal life? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their top tips and resources you can rely on and make sure that you get the …

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April 26, 2022

How to Be a Better Boss and Create a Company Culture Your Employees W…

In this episode, co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan discuss how to be a better boss – why you should look at your past “horrible bosses,” and what to consider and do to create a company culture your employees will …

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April 21, 2022

What Does It Mean to Be a Working Mom?

Parenthood is one of the most life-changing experiences but what does it actually mean to be a working mom? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan talk about some of the challenges of being a working mom and share some tips …

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April 19, 2022

Partners in Life…and in Business!

What does it actually mean to work with your partner or spouse? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their thoughts, advice and experience to help you make sure that, if you work with your partner, you keep animosity to …

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April 14, 2022

Work-Life Balance Series: Strategies to Actually Set Boundaries, Prot…

In this new episode of the Work-Life Balance Series, co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan touch upon different strategies business owners can leverage to actually set boundaries, protect themselves, their time, and their business. [1:09] Hannah...

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April 12, 2022

Work-Life Balance Series: Work-Life Balance is a Good Habit with Alys…

The Workflow Queen Alyssa Lang joins co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan to discuss the role of work-life balance, why it’s a good habit, and the way it has shaped her company and team members. [2:21] Alyssa shares where her …

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April 7, 2022

Setting Boundaries as a Business Owner

How do you go about setting boundaries? When and how should you add boundaries in your business)? Co-Hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan dive into the world of boundaries, share their importance and go over some situations you may find …

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April 5, 2022

Creating and Leveraging Process in Your Bookkeeping Business with Jam…

Processes are something every bookkeeping business needs. But how do you go about creating and leveraging them? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan interview Content Snare Co-Founder James (Jimmy) Rose – they discuss systems, automation, tech...

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March 31, 2022

What Work-Life Balance Is Really All About

What should you think about and do to strive toward work-life balance? Co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan share their challenges and advice for effectively working from home while also having free time for yourself. [0:38] The topic of...

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