INSIGHTS IN ACCOUNTING is a weekly podcast for accountants and CPAs, together with the networks, associations, fintech vendors and influencers who lead them, work in them and serve them. The show selects accounting and fintech news articles blogs. Listeners receive commentary, critical insights and analysis together with the implications and takeaways for accountants, bookkeepers and CPAs to develop their business acumen & commercial awareness. The style of the show is not overly technical/technological/tax in nature but more on people, performance and success in the accounting world. Popular topics and news items discussed include: ☑ leadership, executive presence, trust, integrity & reputation ☑ M&A, business models, future proofing, drivers of change & disruption ☑ performance, values, culture, vision & strategy ☑ employer brand, gen z/millennials & talent - succession, recruitment and retention ☑ industry trends, statistics and patterns ☑ growth, marketing, differentiation & positioning ☑ pricing & profitability ☑ digitisation, cloud, technology & automation ☑ advisory services, niches & emerging markets ☑ environmental & social governance ESG ☑ diversity, equity & inclusion DEI ☑ professionalism, career development & CPE/CPD ☑ business acumen & commercial awareness Sources of news items include pieces, publications and thinking from: ★ EXPERTS - comments from influencers, disrupters, consultants, gurus and experts ★ MEDIA - selected pieces from newspapers, online outlets, commentators, writers, bloggers and authors ★ VENDORS - opinions/strategies of suppliers and providers of accounting apps, platforms, fintech and software ★ REGULATORS - thinking from professional accounting bodies, institutes and associations ★ SOCIAL MEDIA - opinion pieces, high engagement posts and controversial conversations Specific sources include Accounting Web, The Accountant Online, Accountancy Age, International Accounting Bulletin, AICPA, ACCA, ICAEW, Accountancy Daily and Accounting Today. Hosts Martin Bissett and Rob Brown are founders of the Accounting Influencers Broadcast Network. Martin is the founder of the Bissett Group of companies that provide practice and personal growth communities, content, and continuing education exclusively to the accounting and bookkeeping professions worldwide. Previously he established a high six-figure consulting firm while serving as a keynote speaker with over 100 one-off and repeat engagements to his name, as well as becoming the most published author on his topics of specialism with 11 books including 1 bestseller. Since 1998, Martin has played a major part in working with over 1800 accounting firms in over 40 countries. These projects have led to those firms acquiring over £500m of recurring fees before inflationary increases, referrals and upselling are factored in. He stopped keeping track of this number over 5 years ago. Martin now advises a range of accounting practitioners and fintech companies at board level. Rob is a renowned MC, facilitator and chair of virtual and in-person panels, conferences and events globally for the accounting and fintech profession. He is co-founder of the Accounting Influencers Roundtable (AIR) mastermind group and co-founder of the Accounting Influencers Broadcast Network. Throughout the pandemic, Rob chaired 24 virtual panels with leaders of global accounting networks and alliances to discuss the key issues and challenges. He is retained by several associations and vendors to chair their events and provide high-level interview content for their communities. He is also the bestselling author of Build Your Reputation (Wiley) and his TEDx talk 'The Personal Brand of You' has been viewed 300K+ times on YouTube.

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