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Leading Edge Management Training from one hour to two days

Client comments

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, I was amazed at your attention to us – to everyone! I saw how You have confirmed 1 of your theory point in your behaviour to us to be attentive with people or clients as you take care about your immediate relatives. I hope you have en…AlexandraMoscow
Mark Lloydbottom is unquestionably a globally recognised practice management expert for accountants. Over the last 25 years based on his unique insights as an accounting firm owner and his subsequent roles as an advisor and consultant to th…Des O’Neill, Founder, OmniPro, Ireland
Mark’s work with Practice Track and PracticeWEB has given him a unique insight into the accountancy profession and this together with his constant studying of management methods and proven presentation skills makes him an invaluable sourc…David Belbin, CBHC, LLP
Having worked with Mark over many years, I know that his wise counsel is greatly appreciated by all who have been privileged to experience it. His unique style has enabled many to see that improvement is readily achievable.Ken McManus, Assistant Director, Practice Support, ICAS
Thank you once more for the inspiring day on last Saturday in Latvia. I hope that you and your wife had nice time in Riga.Pekka Myallyla, Budapest
Defining Edge comprises a lot of material which I found thought provoking and presented in a very lively and entertaining format (not something you usually associate with accountancy lectures!) It certainly prompted me to examine our recove…David Tuck
The presentation was amazing, and the breakout groups worked really well. The afternoon set the scene beautifully for this morning’s session which was a really usefully forum. We had to be dragged out for lunch without having completed the …Michael Freedman
Mark has thought deeply and clearly about the principles of accounting firm success. This programme is a valuable addition to practice management.Gordon Gilchrist2020 Group
I chose to attend your course yesterday at Scarborough and would like to congratulate you on your ability to provide first class entertainment on a Friday afternoon whilst at the same time being inspirational and sowing the seeds of ideas a…Michael Green

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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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