Awkward question: how are your finances?
I don’t mean to get personal here….But do you know if your business is actually making money?
If you don’t – first of all IT’S OK. (Because full disclosure I haaaate finances and for a while I didn’t.)
But second – Today’s podcast episode with my personal accountant is a MUST.
Danielle Hayden’s team at Kickstart Accounting has honestly been a godsend. They love supporting entrepreneurs like you to make the finance process less scary.
And side note – You’ll need more than a CPA to handle taxes every year if you want to hit big time revenue goals. Just saying.
We cover why you need more than a CPA, how to pay yourself, and how to track key metrics moving the needle in your business.
So when I say you’ll want to grab a pen and paper I seriously mean it. This episode’s a juicy one!
Listen for These Nuggets During the Show:
06:06 If you don’t know your numbers, you don’t know your business
09:29 Danielle’s business – Kickstart Accounting
12:08 How Brandee heard of Danielle’s company
14:27 Difference between a CPA and Bookkeeper
21:15 Your bookkeeping if for you to run your business, not just taxes
22:37 The numbers entrepreneurs should know
27:30 Only taking owner’s draws??
38:18 What gets measured gets managed
39:30 Important KPIs
48:57 Kickstart Startup Service
Check out Danielle Hayden’s Weekly Cash Dashboard to track KPIs in your business each week.
Download a full transcript of this episode here!
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