Episode 17

Quiet Quitting in the Accounting & Fintech World

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In today's episode XX, "Quiet Quitting in the Accounting & Fintech World" with special guest Lucy Cohen, founder of innovative UK accounting firm Mazuma. https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucycohen

You can also watch this on youtube here: https://youtu.be/MT2pej5BOPY

Key takeaways from this episode include:

☛ exactly what 'quiet quitting' is and how it has manifested in the accounting and fintech world

☛ how quiet quitting vz the hustle culture polarizes accounting and fintech at employee and employer level

☛ the role that perceived stress plays in whether some people feel entitled to quiet quit

☛ what makes some jobs and roles harder to quiet quit than others, and how passion in a job is an antidote to quiet quitting

☛ tips for leaders to elicit 'discretionary effort' from their people with a clear psychological contract and strong culture

☛ how quiet quitting has accelerated in the current job market with a chronic shortage of talent and 'great resignations'

☛ Quiet quitters make up at least 50% of the U.S. workforce - the percentage is particularly high among workers under age 35 (Gallup)

☛ how 'checking out' or quiet quitting has become a badge of honor' in some jobs and professions

☛ the upcoming launch of ProNation as a ground-breaking community for accounting professionals


This is what’s really behind ‘quiet quitting’ (and what leaders can do about it)


What Is Quiet Quitting—and Is It a Real Trend?



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Rob Brown

Rob Brown chairs events, panels and networking events globally for the accounting and fintech profession. He is Rob is co-founder of the Accounting Influencers Roundtable (AIR) which runs international virtual speed networking events for the accounting community. To participate, go to https://accountinginfluencers.com/events and book your place at the next gathering. Great to build your personal brand and make valuable industry connections.

Aside from interviewing thousands of accounting experts and influencers, Rob helps accounting firms attract talent through compelling employee advocacy and branding techniques. He is author of the bestselling book Build Your Reputation (Wiley) and his TEDx talk ‘The Personal Brand of You’ has been viewed 400,000 times on YouTube. He is a stroke survivor, has epilepsy, is a committed Christian and has a black belt in kickboxing. He is based in Nottingham UK, home of Robin Hood, plays chess and backgammon, loves orange chocolate and is allergic to grapefruit.
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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.