Client Management For Nice People: Jaw-dropping client experiences (and how they changed us.)

Tax avoiding, bizarre sports, IRS agents, and 10-years-old fraud are only a couple of the things we’ll be deep diving into in our very first accounting horror story, with the one and only Liz Farr. 

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That time your cowboy mounted shooting client ripped his tax return in half in front of you (with Liz Farr)

If the person that’s interviewing you for a job opens the door wearing flip flops and having no idea who you are, get out of there. A tale that leaves us valuable tips on trusting your gut, asking for second opinions, and not letting people push you to the edge. 

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That time you had to develop two apps a day, every day, for a 19-years-old boss (with Ben Nuttall)

Every now and then there comes a project we believe in so much that we just can’t let it go, regardless of the acres we burn down. Mark’s tale teaches us important lessons on the chances we take when we are young, and how they can affect other people too. 

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That time you poured your heart into your moonshot, but ended up burning down 3 acres of Stanford University (with Mark Jacobsen)

Sometimes the horror doesn’t come only from clients, but actually from your boss himself. No matter how tempting it is, having your company paying for all the fancy wine you drink with your clients is probably not worth more than your mental health. 

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That time your company had you working 36 hours straight, then took away your bonus (with Violet Femm)

A story on how sometimes you do everything right and you still fail due to factors that could never have been managed by you. 

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That time your wonderful client was growing fast and doing great, then mysteriously shuts down overnight (with Bonnie Rothman)

A very entertaining and interesting story that leaves us 3 key lessons: Choose your mentors wisely, don’t take advice from just anyone, and learn how to say “no”.

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That time your mentor gifted you his house in his will, but removed you from it when you asked him for the money he owed you (with Will Rico)

The horror story that ends up with the client coming back with an apology and a job offer decades later. 

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That time your client was so smoothly turning into your BFF, you didn't realize he had made up all his investors (with Jess McCarter)

Doing the proper background check and finding out who actually makes the decisions goes a long way, and so does trusting your instincts. 

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That time your client sent a “FU” email to the guy you’re negotiating with--at the very moment you closed a win-win deal with him (with Will Haire)

When going out of your way to help someone does not pay off as you expected it to: a tale that includes a human moral debate, and also a lot of drama.

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A story specially made for our superstitious audience: if your PM leaves right before the start, the elevators fail and/or the storage basement floods on the delivery day, you might as well get out of there before you have stalkers chasing you on the beach. 

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