A lot of people don't understand how fun this is, and they end up hiring people like us to do all the fun things for them. We're totally OK with this. If you have a pie company, you want to make pies. Maybe bookkeeping is not your idea of a rocking time. (It certainly doesn't taste as good!)
You’re probably already aware that we love Practice Ignition. We’re excited to be featured on their new page, Stories! We are now focusing on deeper relationships with fewer clients. Our value has increased in the eyes of the RIGHT clients, and they are happy to pay us to help them be more profitable. It’s a win-win! Check out Polymath’s Story here!
Article by Ingrid Edstrom published on Intuit’s FirmoftheFuture.com Bill.com tweeted: “The Best Year-End Process Ever: It truly is a thing of nerdy #bookkeeping beauty.” Said about Ingrid Edstrom’s contributions to the Firm of the Future website about Polymath’s awesome year-end accounting processes. Take a look: https://www.firmofthefuture.com/content/the-best-year-end-process-ever/
Tour companies and the intrepid adventurers behind them help us see the world, experience other cultures, and broaden our horizons. It is often easy to forget that the people leading us on some of the most amazing experiences of our lives are small business owners. Like all business owners, tour operators started their businesses to make a living doing what they love. Generally that doesn’t include their accounting. Six Must-Have Business Strategies for Tour Companies Tour companies experience some unique accounting complications that other business owners don’t need to worry about. We interviewed Eric Mindling of Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys to highlight some of these roadblocks. In this article we are going to show you some of the great tools
Last year, as I was heading home from the office on New Year’s Eve, a beautiful (and hilarious scene) dropped into my mind. We had been busy facilitating Year-End Wrap-Up appointments for all of our wonderful clients. At Polymath, we loving refer to this process as the YEWU (™). That fateful evening, I realized that the YEWU was also so much more. A Little Background As many of you know, the Ask A Bookkeeper show on YouTube has many more characters in the works that have not yet made it to your computer screen. Penny the Practical Professional will not continue to be the sole starlet of our little show. These characters are pretty well formed in our minds, and we
Woodard is interviewing the Most Powerful Women in Accounting 2016, and their first episode features our own Ingrid Edstrom! Listen below, or on Woodard’s site. Podcast description: Ingrid has received awards and recognitions including Top 40 Under 40, 2016 Most Powerful Women in Accounting, and Insightful Accountant’s 2017 Top 100 ProAdvisor, and she is passionate about building online communities. Her successes and innovations with networking earned Ingrid recognition in Intuit’s 2015 Firm of the Future contest. During this episode we will drill down on the benefits and strategies of networking and community building, both online and face to face.
Podcast episode 54 by John Garrett Ingrid Edstrom is definitely not your stereotypical bookkeeper. She breathes fire, plays Irish music in a band and makes videos with her sidekick, Penny the Practical Professional. Her vision is to make the world a better place, built on a foundation of thriving small businesses, and she does it in the most fun and inspiring ways imaginable. Join the fun! Listen to the whole episode here: http://tinyurl.com/hpagdvn
Article by Ingrid Edstrom published on Intuit’s FirmoftheFuture.com The first time Polymath LLC hired an employee, I had no idea what I was doing. I brought on a friend to assist during the insanity month of January, and the first task I assigned her was helping me establish our employment procedures. We have come a long way since then, and perhaps our journey can help you along yours. Read the whole article here: First Day on the Job: Employee Orientation Checklist
Article by Ingrid Edstrom published on Intuit’s FirmoftheFuture.com We’ve all been there. Whether the client relationship started well or you had that niggling feeling from the start that maybe it wasn’t the best fit for your company, people grow and change. Sometimes relationships need evolve or come to an end. Learn how to make this process smooth and even enjoyable in your business. Read the whole article here: The Honeymoon is Over: Releasing a Client Relationship