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Expand your luck surface area

November 15, 2022
We want to let go of stand-alone 1040’s yet we can’t count on enough target client opportunities. One strategy is to expand your luck surface area.
CPA Firm Profitability
Colin Dunn

As an accountant, you might be wondering how to let go of stand-alone 1040’s and find more target client opportunities.


Well, one strategy you can use is to expand your luck surface area.


Now, what does that even mean? It's actually pretty simple.

Expanding your luck surface area just means doing passionate work for the right clients (like Advisory services), making an impact, and then telling the right people about it (your ecosystem).

Unfortunately, most accountants aren't great at expanding their luck surface area. But remember, if you don't toot your own horn, there won't be any music. In other words, you need to promote yourself and your work to the right people to get noticed.

To put it in equation form: Expanding Luck = Passionate Doing for the Right Clients X Impact X Telling the Right People. By doing this, you increase your chances of getting lucky (i.e. finding predictable target client opportunities).

If you're interested in learning more about how to expand your luck surface area, you should check out this awesome 16 minute lesson on how to do it:$goog-$msft-earnings/id315114957?i=1000571379868

It's definitely worth a listen!

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About the Author:


Colin Dunn, a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in the accounting industry, is passionate about helping accountants transform their firms and lives. With over 25 years dedicated to creating content for to help CPAs improve their profitability, Colin shares valuable insights into doing the right work for the right clients. Colin believes that CPAs can create a better work-life balance by learning from past experiences and applying these insights to their firms, allowing them to spend more time with their families and pursuing hobbies and leisure interests.


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