You Shouldn’t Try And Be All Things To All People - It Will Possibly Spell The End Of Your Business
Release Date: 06/13/2022
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Bluewater Accounting specialise in the property sector, working with all aspects of the industry - landlords, property investors, construction and trade businesses. Ahmad started the business in 2017 after working in the corporate sector, and now has a team of 9 serving 140 clients.
As you listen to Ahmad’s scale up journey so far you’ll hear that he’s no stranger to risk, but it’s a risk that has definitely paid off.
We covered an awful lot in our conversation including:
- The process of determining your niche within your industry, and how much networking can solidify your place in that niche.
- How to react to the realisation that the staff you have isn’t the right one for the business - and how that expensive lesson helps you with future recruitment.
- With a team that is working remotely, and in different countries, how do you keep everyone working as one, to the same values and the same goals.
What I think you’ll find interesting in our conversation is that Ahmad is unlike any other accountant that we’ve spoken to. He’s passionate about being a business owner and a business leader - rather than only being an accountant. It’ll be interesting to get Ahmad back on in a few years time to see how he’s progressed from where he is now.
Ahmad can be found here:
Trainual - https://trainual.com/
Notion - https://www.notion.so/
Xero - https://www.xero.com/uk/
Fathom - https://www.fathomhq.com/
Pipedrive - https://www.pipedrive.com/
Keep - https://keap.com/
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki - https://www.waterstones.com/book/rich-dad-poor-dad/robert-t-kiyosaki/9781612680170
The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber - https://www.waterstones.com/book/the-e-myth-revisited/michael-e-gerber/9780887307287
The Storybrand by Cole Sheehan - https://www.waterstones.com/book/building-the-perfect-storybrand/cole-sheehan/9798473803853