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Client comments

Wow – it seems like yesterday when I met Mark as he led a marketing retreat that I attended early in my career. From the start he inspired me with his depth of knowledge, cutting edge insight and positive energy. He continues to amaze me …Tracy Crevar Warren, The Crevar Group, USA and Switzerland
Your presentation during the Annual Conference was fantastic. A big thank you. I have also purchased your books and DVDs which I am sure that I will learn even more from reading them.Philippos Hadjizacharias(Cyprus)
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants engaged Mark to lead a number of our annual Practice Management Conferences and a number of workshops on practice management. Mark’s enthusiastic, honest and insightful presentations we…Bridgitte Kriel, Project Director, Small and Medium Practices, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
I wish I had heard this session before setting up my practice. I will apply many of your principles with colleagues in the company that I am currently working for.Sarah Jenkins
Mark’s curiosity, entrepreneurial insight and common sense approach to business has made him a powerful force in the management of public accounting firms all across the globe. He brings over 30 years of practical experience and keen obse…Mike Platt, Inside Public Accounting, USA
The Defining Edge DVDs are excellent. They are so comprehensive and insightful. They have done me and my partner a power of good!Michael Lerman
Mark, I want you to know I have received some excellent feedback from the above seminar and your Defining Edge notes are really comprehensive. I am really confident the outcomes from yesterday will make a real difference.Keith HigginsDyke Yaxley
What was most liked, was you as a lecturer, maybe you did not realise it, but the Latvians are people with low self-esteem, always thinking that the other has everything better, but they themselves do not appreciate the good that they alrea…Chairman of Latvian Conference
Mark cares deeply about the profession, and it shows. As one of the founding fathers of the practice management era, Clients 4 Life and Defining Edge represent the culmination of a lifetime of research and learning. In my view they should b…Steve PipeAVN
Mark Lloydbottom is one of the most creative minds in the management and marketing of professional service firms. I have had the privilege of working with him for over 20 years and I learn something useful from every interaction. I endorse …David W. Cottle, Consultant and co-author of Clients 4Life

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6 November: AccountingWEB Practice Excellence Conference

Mark will be speaking and moderating panel sessions on “Catering to your Ideal Client” at the Practice Excellence Conference hosted by AccountingWEB. Taking place in central London at Royal Mint Court, the

 

Consistency in the accountancy profession

When it comes to the bottom line and owner performance there is no norm. Some owners charge fewer than 500 hours to clients, others more than 1,500. Some owners I know make a profit of less than £15,000 while others are making in excess of £400,000. Some owners expect to leave their firm with nothing other than the return of their capital account while others expect to be rewarded with a payment for goodwill. Some (sadly only a few) have their retirement adequately funded – most have had to lower their expectations on what their income is in retirement.

Apply my management techniques and they will make a difference.

Management skills deliver peak performance and maximum results

For over 30 years Mark Lloydbottom has devoted his life to learning what makes a professional firm super profitable. During this time he has learned a wide range of strategies aimed at growing the top and bottom lines. Working with some of the leading global accounting firm consultants he has developed and distilled management skills so that they can be easily replicated in any accounting firm.

In 1988 when I started my first lecture in Glasgow my first words were, “We live in rapidly changing times”. Today is no different – except the stakes are higher.

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