The Journey of Pure Bookkeeping
Our tale begins with Debbie Roberts, one of the co-founders, who had dedicated 20 years of her life working as a bookkeeper for others, until she finally decided to start her own business. She was an expert in her field and quickly amassed a full roster of clients, but soon found herself overwhelmed by the sheer volume of work.
Despite working long hours, she wasn't seeing a proportionate return for her efforts and was starting to feel burnt out.
Debbie considered hiring staff, but with years of experience fixing other bookkeepers' mistakes, she lacked the trust to delegate her clients to others. She was at a crossroads: either give up or find a better solution.
Discovering a Better Way At a local BNI networking event, Debbie met Peter Cook, a business coach, who delivered a presentation on loving your business.
As she listened, she realized that she no longer loved her business and was on the verge of despising it. She approached Peter after the event and shared her story.
He asked her one simple question: "What if you could get everything out of your head and onto paper, so other bookkeepers could do the work as well as you? Would that help you trust others to take on your clients?"
That was the turning point for Debbie. She decided to hire Peter as her coach and was assigned to read The E-Myth Revisited "Why Most Businesses Don't Work and What You Can Do About It, which outlines how to build a system-driven business.
From Chaos to Order
With Peter's guidance, Debbie spent years systemizing every aspect of her bookkeeping business. She created detailed checklists and procedures that her employees could access and use, developed a comprehensive training program to quickly impart her 30 years of experience and skills to new hires, and even created a "skills and speed" test to consistently attract the best bookkeepers for her business.
Debbie's hard work paid off, and she was able to charge some of the highest rates in the industry, all while enjoying the freedom to take months off at a time, knowing her business was running smoothly.
The Birth of the Pure Bookkeeping System
Eight years after expanding her business and perfecting her systems, Debbie and Peter began working with "early adopter" bookkeeping business owners to implement her successful methods. The results were remarkable, and they soon realized they could help other bookkeepers grow their businesses and transform the industry.
And that's exactly what they did.
Today, Pure Bookkeeping has assisted thousands of bookkeepers in the United States, Canada, and Australia, and Debbie and Peter's story was even documented in their book, The E-Myth Bookkeeper, which has sold thousands of copies.
Empower Your Business
Running a bookkeeping business takes passion, dedication, and hard work, and we're here to help you succeed. We show you how to create robust systems for sales and marketing, human resources, and leadership, and provide you with practical, adaptable methods and unique training and coaching tools to achieve your business goals.
With our help, you'll gain valuable knowledge and the tools you need for consistent, accurate results.
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