Building my Bookkeeping Practice with Libby Walklett

In this episode of The Bookkeepers’ Podcast, we speak with Libby Walklett, founder of The Ethical Bookkeeper, about building her bookkeeping practice.

Libby shares her insights on the challenges of being a part of the sandwich generation with caring responsibilities for her children and her parents and the flexibility needed to balance family and business. She also discusses the importance of ethics in business and the story behind the name of her practice.

Libby shares her tips on how to keep motivated and focused on your goals, and the resources she uses to improve efficiency and effectiveness in her work. She also emphasises the importance of balance in both personal and professional life and shares how she achieved it. Additionally, Libby talks about how she built her confidence in business. She shares her insights on how to stop comparing yourself to others and focus on your own journey, and her tips on how to plan your time effectively to ensure you’re not fully booked and can maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Join us for this insightful conversation with Libby Walklett and learn how to build a successful bookkeeping business while maintaining a balanced life.

Timestamps

0:00 Introduction

1:25 What success looks like for Libby

2:30 The flexibility needed by the sandwich generation

5:00 The story behind the name of Libby’s business

8:10 How Libby keeps motivate

10:00 Resources Libby uses to improve efficiency and effectiveness

13:10 The importance of balance in life and business

15:10 How Libby’s built her confidence in business

27:00 How to stop comparing yourself

30:02 How to plan time to ensure you’re not fully booked

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