Building The Premier Accounting Firm

5 Skills to Be Successful w/ Rob Brown

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Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

Episode Details


Overview: 5 Skills to Be Successful w/ Rob Brown

Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center

Guest Name: Rob Brown

As accounting professionals, we each need to find the time to “sharpen the saw” to offer the quality accounting services our clients expect.

Listen as Rob and Roger discuss each and how they apply to your business as you work to have the premier accounting firm in your area.

This is a great conversation that is both personal and professional.  Rob and Roger open up, share some insights that might surprise you as they cover some perspectives on life that really do matter.  Consider it a moment to reflect and apply some life lessons in business.

In addition to the 5 skills also listen as Rob then shares 3 things we each need to be.



About Our Guest: Rob Brown

Rob Brown is a renowned MC, facilitator and chair of virtual and in-person panels, conferences and events globally for the accounting/fintech profession. He is host of the popular Accounting Influencers podcast which interviews top accounting/fintech leaders and influencers about what makes good accountants great. After Covid hit, he chaired 24 virtual panels with leaders of global accounting networks/alliances to discuss the key issues and challenges (these are all on Youtube). He is co-founder of the Accounting Influencers Roundtable (AIR) mastermind group and his company the Business Development Academy, trains accountants to win business. He is the bestselling author of Build Your Reputation (Wiley) and his TEDx talk ‘The Personal Brand of You’ has been viewed 250K times on Youtube. Rob is a committed Christian, has a black belt in kickboxing, plays chess, loves orange chocolate, is allergic to grapefruit and plays four musical instruments to a decent standard.




Universal Accounting Center

  • Helping accounting professionals confidently and competently offer quality accounting services to get paid what they are worth.



Accounting Influencers podcast, that Rob hosts with Martin Bissett.  You can also listen and subscribe to it on the usual iTunes, Spotify etc


Be sure to also follow the Turnkey Business Plan for accounting professionals.  This course is designed to give you the steps, processes and strategies you need to consider to build your business such as:

  • Marketing & Sales
  • Pricing
  • Services to offer
  • And more!



For Additional FREE Resources for accounting professionals check out this collection HERE!



Remember this, Accounting Success IS Universal.

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