Polymath Recognized in World’s Most Inspiring Accountants

Do you ever wonder how you’ll make a profound difference in the world? Inspiring others is often thought to be the lifeblood of a community, and you may be surprised to find that Accounting Firms hold a unique bit of real estate in the area of inspiration. According to the authors of World’s Most Inspiring Accountants, “accountants across the world …

Becoming a Firm of the Future

A lot of my colleagues in the accounting profession have been asking me lately what the secret is to Polymath’s recent growth spurt. The answer is twofold: It’s not a secret. There are so many things! While I could (and have) talked for hours about each piece that has helped us along the way, there was a very key piece …

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The Importance of Redefining Bookkeeper

We are so excited to be published in the AccounTex Report! The Importance of Redefining Bookkeeper: Click here to read the full article. Learn about the important changes happening in the world of business & finance. Want to learn more? Ingrid taught a class on this topic at the Accountex conference in 2016 called “Redefining Bookkeeper for Today and Tomorrow.” That course …

To One of My Heroes

I have only known Kaydee Peterson for a couple of years, and in that time she has inspired and helped my firm grow on so many levels. It was Kaydee who mentioned the National Advisor Network to me back in the late summer or early autumn of 2014. She encouraged me to join, saying that it was one of the …

Employee Gift Card Rewards?

We often hear from clients who want to offer cash bonuses, gift cards, and other appreciation and incentives to their employees. Generally we advise them to take caution in this, and to be sure to ask their tax accountant for tax compliant procedures. Our friends at Mammoth HR up in Portland have published a great blog on this very topic! …

Our Favorite Nerd

We have an opportunity to recognize someone who has been very influential to Polymath, and we want to do it right. It is time to reward all of his great work with as public of a Thank You as we can muster on our little website and social media circles. We hereby officially nominate Seth David of Nerd Enterprises, Inc. for …

Resources that Rock My World

We get a lot of great newsletters from some pretty fantastic professional networks, app partners, and other business thought leaders. We get so many that I generally just skim them for headlines that catch my eye, and delete them when they don’t. One of my favorites is the LivePlan newsletter.  They have such awesome content that I often derail my …

Polymath mentioned in Insightful Accountant Webinar

Click Here to watch the Insightful Accountant Webinar (Adopt It – Build It – Grow It: Engineering the Future Ready Firm). Polymath is mentioned at 45:41! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/626991379458359298 Please follow and like us:

SleeterCon Fireside Chat with Firm of the Future Winners

At SleeterCon 2015, the three Firm of the Future winners were interviewed in a “Fireside Chat.” As you already know, we were one of the three winners! Watch below the interview with Ingrid Edstrom and the other winners. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SW7jthQrbx0[/embedyt] Please follow and like us:

In the News at Intuit Accountants Blog

In the News at Intuit Accountants Blog Polymath has been interviewed by writers at the Intuit Accountants blog several times, so we figured we’d put a few of them together for you to check out! Firstly, Polymath was interviewed with the other the winners of Intuit’s Firm of the Future about Best Practices. https://blog.accountants.intuit.com/ways-to-grow-your-business/best-practices-firm-of-the-future-winners/   In addition, we were interviewed in …

Being an Exceptional Visionary Leader

Predictable Success Many of you know that some things shifted for Polymath following Woodard Events’ 2015 Scaling New Heights conference in New Orleans. One of the primary changing factors for these changes was Les McKeown’s keynote on Predictable Success. That presentation opened up worlds of realizations for me on what we were doing right, where we could improve, and what …

Woodard Webinar | August 2016

Monthly Webinar by Woodard Network Ingrid’s section starts at 16:53 View the webinar here: https://vimeo.com/136836563 Please follow and like us:

Where is your business without you?

I often tell my clients about the importance of setting themselves up with a bookkeeping system that can continue seamlessly as their business grows and changes. I often ask, “What would you do if your bookkeeper got hit by a bus?” They should be able to work with another bookkeeper if they want, and that should not cause an issue …

Taking Responsibility for Positive Change

What a January! It’s been a wonderful whirlwind getting all of our beloved clients wrapped up for 2013 so we can submit W2’s and 1099’s by the month-end deadline. January is the busiest month of the year for bookkeepers, and while taking care of the needs of our clients there are a few other aspects of Polymath (such as blogging) …

Choice – The Foundation of Time Management

I recently had the opportunity to partake in a wonderful presentation on time management by Jayne Donnelly of Altus Effect Coaching. She is an Ashland local and a business coach that can help a business owner through a variety of roadblocks, whether those blocks be mental, financial, or system related. Check out her website here. In Jayne’s presentation, cleverly titled …