Survive and Thrive to Start Your Accounting Career
Battle-tested Strategies for a Thriving Accounting Career
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Real-life examples 

Hear directly from industry professionals about how they achieved their success and  how you can, too  

Hear directly from industry professionals about how they achieved their success and  how you can, too  

Hear directly from industry professionals about how they achieved their success and  how you can, too  

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What I wish I knew then

Get applicable advice for success in the accounting industry, straight from top professionals in the field 

Get applicable advice for success in the accounting industry, straight from top professionals in the field 

Get applicable advice for success in the accounting industry, straight from top professionals in the field 

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Relevant and up-to-date 

Learn methods and tactics that will work for you in today’s fast-paced world 

Learn methods and tactics that will work for you in today’s fast-paced world 

Learn methods and tactics that will work for you in today’s fast-paced world 

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Flexible format 

Take the course at your own pace, on your own time 

Take the course at your own pace, on your own time 

Take the course at your own pace, on your own time 

Are you ready to thrive?

Whether you’re feeling stuck in your career, wondering how to  level up, or just trying to get started, Becker is here for you. With  relevant examples and valuable insights, this course will help you  take your career to the next level. 

Whether you’re feeling stuck in your career, wondering how to  level up, or just trying to get started, Becker is here for you. With  relevant examples and valuable insights, this course will help you  take your career to the next level. 

Whether you’re feeling stuck in your career, wondering how to  level up, or just trying to get started, Becker is here for you. With  relevant examples and valuable insights, this course will help you  take your career to the next level. 

COURSE OUTLINE 

The working world is not as objective as school, which can be an adjustment. Your first few years are crucial in setting yourself up for success. Those who pick up on how to survive and thrive sooner outperform their peers. That is what this course will help you achieve.   
 
Each section will feature real examples of how people navigated various professional issues successfully and why their strategies worked. We’ll also cover strategies that didn't work, what went wrong, and what could have been done instead.   
 
From this course, you’ll gain numerous strategies you can put into practice IMMEDIATELY to make yourself a better professional. In fact, there are so many that they will serve you for multiple years as you advance through your career. 

The working world is not as objective as school, which can be an adjustment. Your first few years are crucial in setting yourself up for success. Those who pick up on how to survive and thrive sooner outperform their peers. That is what this course will help you achieve.   
 
Each section will feature real examples of how people navigated various professional issues successfully and why their strategies worked. We’ll also cover strategies that didn't work, what went wrong, and what could have been done instead.   
 
From this course, you’ll gain numerous strategies you can put into practice IMMEDIATELY to make yourself a better professional. In fact, there are so many that they will serve you for multiple years as you advance through your career. 

The working world is not as objective as school, which can be an adjustment. Your first few years are crucial in setting yourself up for success. Those who pick up on how to survive and thrive sooner outperform their peers. That is what this course will help you achieve.   
 
Each section will feature real examples of how people navigated various professional issues successfully and why their strategies worked. We’ll also cover strategies that didn't work, what went wrong, and what could have been done instead.   
 
From this course, you’ll gain numerous strategies you can put into practice IMMEDIATELY to make yourself a better professional. In fact, there are so many that they will serve you for multiple years as you advance through your career. 

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Course Outline

  • Mindset/Attitude
  • Taking Ownership
  • Being a Professional
  • Being Likable (This is a super power)
  • Soft Skills/Learning the Art
  • CPA Exam Approach
  • Hard Truths
  • It's mostly the manager (most of the time)
  • Hard Skills
  • Personal

Course Outline

  • Mindset/Attitude
  • Taking Ownership
  • Being a Professional
  • Being Likable (This is a super power)
  • Soft Skills/Learning the Art
  • CPA Exam Approach
  • Hard Truths
  • It's mostly the manager (most of the time)
  • Hard Skills
  • Personal

Course Outline

  • Mindset/Attitude
  • Taking Ownership
  • Being a Professional
  • Being Likable (This is a super power)
  • Soft Skills/Learning the Art
  • CPA Exam Approach
  • Hard Truths
  • It's mostly the manager (most of the time)
  • Hard Skills
  • Personal

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Set your priorities to stay on track
  • Change your mindset at any time to best serve you
  • See your task through to "true" completion and take ownership
  • Set foundational conversations with your boss to provide clarity for both of you
  • Understand how your work supports the bigger picture
  • When you make a mistake, be able to own it and come back stronger
  • Manufacture fun out of thin air
  • Handle bad situations and teams
  • Ask for what you want
  • Say no without burning bridges
  • Ask for help and bring up problems before they escalate
  • Communicate more clearly with fewer words
  • Build better relationships
  • Use Excel for useful real world tasks

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Set your priorities to stay on track
  • Change your mindset at any time to best serve you
  • See your task through to "true" completion and take ownership
  • Set foundational conversations with your boss to provide clarity for both of you
  • Understand how your work supports the bigger picture
  • When you make a mistake, be able to own it and come back stronger
  • Manufacture fun out of thin air
  • Handle bad situations and teams
  • Ask for what you want
  • Say no without burning bridges
  • Ask for help and bring up problems before they escalate
  • Communicate more clearly with fewer words
  • Build better relationships
  • Use Excel for useful real world tasks

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Set your priorities to stay on track
  • Change your mindset at any time to best serve you
  • See your task through to "true" completion and take ownership
  • Set foundational conversations with your boss to provide clarity for both of you
  • Understand how your work supports the bigger picture
  • When you make a mistake, be able to own it and come back stronger
  • Manufacture fun out of thin air
  • Handle bad situations and teams
  • Ask for what you want
  • Say no without burning bridges
  • Ask for help and bring up problems before they escalate
  • Communicate more clearly with fewer words
  • Build better relationships
  • Use Excel for useful real world tasks
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We’re making this a no brainer! That's why we
offer this guarantee: 
  1. Enroll in the course.  
  2. Put ONE of the strategies into action.  
  3. If you can honestly say you didn't get $249 of value, let us know what we missed, and we'll give you a refund.
  1. Enroll in the course.  
  2. Put ONE of the strategies into action.  
  3. If you can honestly say you didn't get $249 of value, let us know what we missed, and we'll give you a refund.
  1. Enroll in the course.  
  2. Put ONE of the strategies into action.  
  3. If you can honestly say you didn't get $249 of value, let us know what we missed, and we'll give you a refund.
Meet the instructors
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Spencer Payne 

Spencer Payne holds a master’s in accounting and started his career at Deloitte Consulting. Next, he led all ops and finance activities at a startup as they nearly 20x’d from $1m in sales. He’s since spent 8 years at Colibri Group, driving millions in revenue and EBITDA growth.

Spencer Payne holds a master’s in accounting and started his career at Deloitte Consulting. Next, he led all ops and finance activities at a startup as they nearly 20x’d from $1m in sales. He’s since spent 8 years at Colibri Group, driving millions in revenue and EBITDA growth.

Spencer Payne holds a master’s in accounting and started his career at Deloitte Consulting. Next, he led all ops and finance activities at a startup as they nearly 20x’d from $1m in sales. He’s since spent 8 years at Colibri Group, driving millions in revenue and EBITDA growth.

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Lauren Robinson 

Lauren Robinson is a CPA who spent 6+ years at Deloitte, rising to manager after serving clients ranging from the Fortune 500 to privately owned clients. She also honed her executive skillset by working for the Audit & Assurance CEO for one year. Currently, Lauren works for TBH Consulting, providing accounting advisory services.  

Lauren Robinson is a CPA who spent 6+ years at Deloitte, rising to manager after serving clients ranging from the Fortune 500 to privately owned clients. She also honed her executive skillset by working for the Audit & Assurance CEO for one year. Currently, Lauren works for TBH Consulting, providing accounting advisory services.  

Lauren Robinson is a CPA who spent 6+ years at Deloitte, rising to manager after serving clients ranging from the Fortune 500 to privately owned clients. She also honed her executive skillset by working for the Audit & Assurance CEO for one year. Currently, Lauren works for TBH Consulting, providing accounting advisory services.  

Collaborators
Hundreds of collaborators 

We asked hundreds of accountants and CPAs for their real-world stories, examples, issues, and more. There are countless professionals whose inspiring stories, failures, and successes are featured here. We thank them all! 

We asked hundreds of accountants and CPAs for their real-world stories, examples, issues, and more. There are countless professionals whose inspiring stories, failures, and successes are featured here. We thank them all! 

We asked hundreds of accountants and CPAs for their real-world stories, examples, issues, and more. There are countless professionals whose inspiring stories, failures, and successes are featured here. We thank them all! 

 

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