Her name is Debbie Roberts and when it comes to bookkeeping as a business, she reached incredible success for herself and has passed the secrets of her prosperity onto thousands of bookkeepers around the world.
I first met Debbie at seminar she and her business coach Peter Cook were running for their company, Pure Bookkeeping Australia. I sensed immediately she was someone on task and well organized.
But what was it specifically about Debbie that made her so successful?
She had many traits I would expect various bookkeepers to share - - she was approachable yet on the quiet side, had an incredible attention to detail and was great at bookkeeping. The more I got to know her I discovered the one thing that separated her from the thousands of bookkeepers out there in the world.
Early in the start of her own bookkeeping business, she came to a realization. She did not know how to build a successful bookkeeping business and knew she would likely fail unless she found someone who could help her find out how. Debbie had a strong desire to build a business that would give her freedom and an independent financial future. She needed the formula on how bookkeeping could be her pathway there. She was fortunate to meet business coach Peter Cook who would change her life not by giving her the formula but helping her develop it for herself.
Over the decade they worked together, she would learn many things from Peter, but the most important was the conversation of value. Debbie did not value her time and she did not realize the value of the work she did for business owners.
Once Peter opened her eyes to how powerful her impact could be with potential clients, her results positively changed forever. She was now on the path towards building great systems for her business that would ultimately set her free.