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Measuring Your Professional Influence in Accounting

As part of this Insights in Accounting podcast, we are giving you some bonus episodes on the topic of influence. What is influence? Is it important? How influential are you?

You influence others more than you think. The ability to authentically make people think, act and speak in a certain way is a powerful currency in any environment.

Here at Accounting Influencers, we help amplify the brands, the messaging and the relationships of people who serve the accounting profession. You might be a qualified accountant in practice looking to get things done at work. For that you need credibility, a voice, a reputation.

You could be part of the software industry or fintech ecosystem surrounding accountants, selling your products and services either directly into accountants and firms, or indirectly through them to their clients.

Influence is a big part of the mix. So in this bonus series for the Accounting Influencers Podcast Network, hosts Rob Brown and Martin Bissett discuss the role of influence. And over 12 bonus episodes in the next 4 weeks, you'll get a quick fire overview of the 10 key areas, pillars or components of influence.

By going to https://accountinginfluencers.com and taking the Accounting Influencer Test you can score your influence over these 10 categories. For free.

In this episode, "Measuring Your Professional Influence in Accounting", you'll hear valuable context on the importance of influencer in gaining the attention of peers and prospects. People follow leaders and influencers, even if they are introverts.

Influence is a powerful currency. It gets impossible things done and tough things done faster. It opens doors and closes sales. It creates advocacy and reputation. In the accounting and fintech world, strategic partnerships and high level referrals come from your ability to trade your influence for dollars, deals and celebrity status.

Take the test at https://accountinginfluencers.com and see how influential you really are. You'll also get some practical suggestions to increase your influence in your professional role.

You can also watch a video of this episode on Youtube here: https://youtu.be/6_VPa-Naze4

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A reminder of 5 great shows in the Accounting Influencers Broadcast Network:

Success in Accounting - MONDAYS. Our flagship main show featuring panels, highlights, combinations, panels, topics, live interviews and best ofs.

Insights in Accounting - TUESDAYS. The best news, analysis, commercial awareness, news under microscope, podcast mentions and recommendations.

Influencers in Accounting - WEDNESDAYS. Deep dive 1-1 interviews with leaders, experts, influencers from around the world.

Best Practice in Accounting - THURSDAYS. Practice development, growth, management, consulting, examples, stories and practical here's what works stuff for accountants, bookkeepers and the fintech/software people who serve them.

UK Matters in Accounting - FRIDAYS. A UK focused show featuring UK related topics, news items, events and interviews.

Find them all on your preferred podcast app, platform or channel. Thanks for subscribing, sharing and listening!

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About the Podcast

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Insights in Accounting
Critical insights, commentary and analysis of key issues, trends, news and events in the accounting and fintech world

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About your hosts

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Rob Brown

Rob Brown is a renowned MC, facilitator and chair of virtual and in-person panels, conferences and events globally for the accounting and fintech profession.

Rob is co-founder of the Accounting Influencers Roundtable (AIR) mastermind group and co-hosts the world’s most popular accounting and fintech podcast: Accounting Influencers.

Throughout the pandemic, he chaired 24 virtual panels with leaders of global accounting networks and alliances to discuss the key issues and challenges. Rob is retained by several associations and vendors to chair their events and provide high-level interview content for their communities.

He is the bestselling author of Build Your Reputation (Wiley) and his TEDx talk ‘The Personal Brand of You’ has been viewed 300K times on YouTube.
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Martin Bissett

Martin is the founder of the Bissett Group of companies that provide practice and personal growth communities, content, and continuing education exclusively to the accounting and bookkeeping professions worldwide. Previously he established a high six-figure consulting firm while serving as a keynote speaker with over 100 one-off and repeat engagements to his name, as well as becoming the most published author on his topics of specialism with 11 books including 1 bestseller.

Since 1998, Martin Bissett has played a major part in working with over 1800 accounting firms in over 40 countries. These projects have led to those firms acquiring over £500m of recurring fees before inflationary increases, referrals and upselling are factored in. He stopped keeping track of this number over 5 years ago. Martin now advises a range of accounting practitioners and fintech companies at board level.