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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
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
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
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
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 time with us was so inspiriting with so many new ideas giving. Thank you. It is privilege to work with you.Managing Partner with offices in ten European countries
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
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 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
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

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News, Events & Articles

01 Jan

18-28 Feb 2013: Available for Consulting in South Africa and Namibia

I will be in South Africa and Namibia during February 2013. I would be pleased to consult with your firm. This could include working with my unique Accountants Insight tool

Defining Edge Video

Every firm can powerfully benefit from studying the Defining Edge practice management development DVD or CD course – comes complete with a comprehensive manual.

 

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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