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Contrarian Cashflow - John Blanton EPISODE 27, 29th March 2021
Scaling To $100 Million Virtual Professional Services Firm- Brandon Hall
00:00:00 00:52:15

Scaling To $100 Million Virtual Professional Services Firm- Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall is the founder and CEO of The Real Estate CPA and Hall CPA PLLC. After being disenchanted with his career working at two of the Big 4 accounting firms, Brandon decided to shake things up. Most people who are frustrated with office politics and a rigid corporate structure would usually switch over to a less demanding nine to five, but not Brandon.

With a passion to radically change the way traditional accounting firms work, Brandon decided to start his own virtual accounting firm. Brandon is an anomaly and his forward-thinking views of the accounting industry sets him apart.

[00:01 – 02:37] Opening Segment

  • Brandon shares what keeps him busy these days

[02:38 – 12:20] Brandon's Story

  • Brandon talks about his background
  • A summary of how he became The Real Estate CPA
  • He shares what pushed him to become an entrepreneur

[12:21 – 16:39] BiggerPockets

  • The BiggerPockets platform – how it skyrocketed Brandon's career


[16:40 – 29:39] Scaling To $100 Million Professional Services Firm

  • How to make Tax Talk more exciting and interesting
  • Scaling a Services Business
  • Brandon discusses the challenges with scaling their CPA Firm


[29:40 – 34:03] Virtual Services Business

  • Brandon talks about why he chose to build a virtual firm
  • Building rapport with clients


[34:04 – 37:23] Podcasting


[37:24 – 47:43] The Tax Advice

  • We talk about how to save on taxes in Real Estate
  • Advice for people looking to travel the path to becoming Real Estate Professionals


[47:44 – 52:15] The Contrarian 3-Pack

  • What would you say is the most contrarian investment you've made?
  • I think it's real estate or just investing my time in running a business
  • What's your favorite activity to do with your friends and family outside of work?
  • Road Biking and playing with my son.
  • What actions, whether within work or family, offer you the most fulfillment in life?
  • Right now, creating an organization that allows accountants to work anywhere in the world at any time and be part of a big growth engine and offer them an opportunity that they're not gonna get anywhere else.
  • Connect with Brandon. Links below


 

Tweetable Quotes:

"When you get somebody, and you realize 'oh man, they're really fired up about this.' I always try to put that person up for success." – Brandon Hall

“The thing about services that i’ve realized is it’s incredibly easy to build a services business to a certain point. I think services businesses are really difficult to scale once you hit some point of inflection.” – Brandon Hall 

 

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You can connect with Brandon on www.therealestatecpa.com. Send them an email at contact@therealestatecpa.com



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