Being an excellent accountant might not be one of your biggest strengths, especially for those of us who consider ourselves creatives. But if you’re running a business of any sort, you have to at least understand your numbers and not be afraid to look at them! In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with stationer turned business coach about a few simple steps wedding industry entrepreneurs can take to get more comfortable with their books. With the end of the year quickly approaching, now is a great time to become BFFs with your books.

About our guest:

Emily Roach, the founder of Biz BFF, is a community leader, speaker, business coach, and professional best friend. Through her online community and group coaching program, The Hive, Emily empowers small business owners to show up authentically, think creatively, and act courageously to make their wildest effing dreams come true!

When she’s not teaching her rule-breaking business and marketing strategies to entrepreneurs all over the world, Emily’s reveling in the messy middle of life with her family, their bus, Hank, and an absurd stash of yarn in Portland, Oregon.

In this episode, listeners will hear about:

  • How Emily got started in the wedding industry and then transitioned into coaching
  • Emily’s recommendations for accounting software if you’re looking for alternatives to QuickBooks
  • Suggestions for getting over the fear of looking at your finances and getting pumped up for finance days
  • Emily’s Money Making Magic Playlist on Spotify
  • How often you should be looking at your business banking accounts and budgets
  • Creating a budget to better see where you’re spending
  • How Profit First by Mike Michalowicz helped Emily get better control of her business finances
  • The Soul of Money by Lynn Twist
  • Make sure to listen to the end as we reveal the next This Week In Weddings Book Club book related to money and mindset

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