3 Steps to Business Clarity Amid the Sea Change in Accounting

By Sandi Smith Leyva, CPA
Accountant's Accelerator

With Labor Day closing in, it’s a good time to take stock of where we stand for the year, plus re-group as needed before the 2014 busy season is upon us.  With so many changes in software, politics, tax laws, and global standards, it’s pretty easy to feel a little disorganized.

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Here are three steps to help us take stock of our foundational business goals, re-evaluate our big picture, and get us centered as we enter the next quarter.

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Sandi Smith Leyva

Sandi Leyva

About the Author

Sandi Smith Leyva, CPA.CITP, helps small business owners get more clients, boost their revenues, and achieve their dreams using painless, low-cost marketing strategies.

She's the author of
The Complete Guide to Marketing for Tax & Accounting Firms,
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Her websites and other marketing strategies have paid back in as little as a week for some clients, and her marketing formula has generated millions of dollars for her clients.

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Her business experience includes management time at two Fortune 500 companies as well as making payroll every Friday as a small business owner. A seasoned speaker, she has presented her business programs to thousands of conference attendees. Sandi has earned an MBA as well as a masters in neuroscience.

Sandi has written four technology books and over 500 articles for clients such as Microsoft, Intuit, and the American Institute for CPAs, and her most recent book is Following Amelia: A Modern Day 'Round-the-World Flight.

In 1995, Sandi became the sixth American female and the 15th or so female in the world to co-pilot a single-engine airplane around the world. In 2009, Sandi co-founded the American Happiness Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization that helps people learn the tools they need to be happy on a long-term basis.

With quite an eclectic background, Sandi is truly a one-of-a-kind grow-your-biz, live-your-dreams coach. She transforms the latest proven scientific methods into millionaire mindsets to help her clients experience how their own hearts, minds, and spirits are their greatest source of personal power.

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