BOOK REVIEW: The E-Myth Accountant by Michael E. Gerber

The EMyth Accountant

BOOK REVIEW: The E-Myth Accountant
by Michael E. Gerber


ABOUT THE BOOK (from Amazon):

Distilled small business advice for accounting practices

Many accountants in small and mid-size practices are experts when it comes to their professional knowledge, but may not have considered their practice as much from a business perspective.

Michael Gerber’s The E-Myth Accountant fills this void, giving you powerful advice on everything you need to run your practice as a successful business, allowing you to achieve your goals and grow your practice. Featuring Gerber’s signature easy-to-understand, easy-to-implement style, The E-Myth Accountant features

  • Gerber’s universal appeal as a recognized expert on small businesses who has coached, taught, and trained over 60,000 small businesses
  • A recognized and widely respected co-author and leader in the accounting field

The E-Myth Accountant is the last guide you’ll ever need to make the difference in building or developing your successful accounting practice.


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I read The E-Myth Revisted a couple of years ago. Unfortunately, I wasn’t writing reviews at the time, so I don’t have a review for the book to share with you. However, I do remember that the message was great and the book was pretty boring.

Because The E-Myth Accountant was specific to an industry, I felt that it was less boring and very applicable to the reader. The primary message in The E-Myth Revisited is that business owners need to work on the business rather than in the business if they want to grow. In The E-Myth Accountant, Michael Gerber and M. Darren Root, his subject matter expert for this book, walk accounting firm owners through the process of making this a reality for their firm.

The problem with most accounting practices is that the systems thinker—the entrepreneur—is completely absent. And so is the vision.

This book is a must-read for any accounting firm owner who wants to get out of the daily grind of compliance-based work, increase the value of their services, and grow their firm.

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