Mike Michalowicz is a podcast personality, speaker and author of books including Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur and Surge.
He is also the founder of Profit First Professionals. The Profit First Professional organization is designed to support accountants, bookkeepers and other financial professionals to substantially differentiate themselves in the market – so they can dictate a premium for their services and attract more clients. How do they do it? By introducing a significant service differentiator – the tools and techniques to maximize the profitability of your clients. If you own a bookkeeping or accounting business, and you want to distinguish yourself from your competitors… consider applying to be a Profit First Professional.
Mike enjoys entrepreneurialism and gladly share experiences and advice with first time entrepreneurs. He is regularly invited to sit on both formal and informal advisory boards and have relationships with the angel and early-stage investment community.
Toward the end of this interview, John shares with us the simplicity of 3-chord songs, not unlike his keep-it-simple bookkeeping techniques. Listen closely for the punch line “a jazz musician plays a million chords for 3 people” in his parting joke. (It's hard to hear because, knowing where he was going with the joke, I laughed over the top of the predictable yet crucial punch line.)