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Learn To Manage Consulting Finances For Future Success Confidently Featuring Erica Goode

Erica Goode has been a Certified Public Accountant for 15 years. She runs a virtual accounting firm that provides coaches and consultants with bookkeeping, accounting, and CFO services, and she also hosts the Coaches, Consultants, and Money podcast. She’s a former Director of Finance at a Fortune 50 company and began her career as an auditor at a Big Four public accounting firm. Erica is also a mother of two and the wife of a fellow CPA. She lives with her family in the mountains of Idaho.

In today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Erica will discuss the unique financial challenges that come with running a consulting or coaching business and how to navigate them confidently for a successful financial future.

Erica and I discuss:

  • The common fears and misunderstandings about small business finance [00:00:00]
  • Leaving a corporate career for entrepreneurship [00:03:30]
  • Starting a business from scratch [00:04:10]
  • The journey to specializing in coaching and consulting [00:06:35]
  • The benefits of having a niche [00:12:59]
  • Financial challenges and cash flow management in consulting [00:16:35]
  • Retirement savings and benefits for entrepreneurs [00:19:55]
  • The importance of community for entrepreneurs [00:22:15]
  • Continuous learning in finance [00:24:35]

Learn more about Erica at https://www.ericagoode.com, https://www.ericagoode.com/newsletter-signup, and listen to her insights on the Coaches, Consultants, and Money podcast.

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About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

David is the podcast host and community builder behind Smashing the Plateau, an online platform offering resources, accountability, and camaraderie to high-performing professionals who are making the leap from the corporate career track to entrepreneurial business ownership.

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