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Let’s Do the Books Featuring Mark Butler

Mark Butler is the founder of the accounting startup Let’s Do the Books, as well as the bookkeeper, CFO and confidante to top online entrepreneurs like Brooke Castillo and Stacey Boehman. Before working in finance, Mark co-founded three online businesses that brought in close to $2 million in total revenue.  

We discuss: 

  • You need a budget [1:47] 
  • The right amount of money that self-employed people learn to accept [4:02] 
  • The three most dangerous addictions [8:00] 
  • A new kind of stimuli to deal with [10:03] 
  • Why entrepreneurs need to constrain the time they give to their desk [12:36] 
  • The [un]willingness to reframe things as a major factor for success [15:47] 
  • The importance of mentally experiencing the worst-case scenario [20:17] 
  • Why administrative work comes second to building relationships [22:06] 

Today, Mark combines his business savvy with his certification in life coaching to help business owners take control of their finances and work through the shame and anxiety that almost always comes up when dealing with money. 

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About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

Host of the podcasts Smashing the Plateau and Going Solo, David guides solopreneurs selling knowledge and creativity to build profitability and sustainability in their businesses.

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