Dawn Brolin, CPA, CFE, is the Founder of Team Brolin and CEO of Powerful Accounting Inc, a nationally recognized accounting firm based in Connecticut. Dawn’s personal entrepreneurial experiences and extensive accounting knowledge help her clients with business growth through effective financial management, fraud mitigation, and comprehensive business continuity strategies. She was named ‘2020 Top Niche Practice ProAdvisor: Forensics’ and one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Dawn’s new book, The Designated Motivator, provides practical advice for engaging others and reaching your full potential in business and life.
Today, Dawn joins me to share her motivation for starting her accounting business and how she has become an influencer in the accounting industry. She shares the inspiration behind her new book and how leadership can naturally bring out your inner motivator. She highlights the difference between being a motivator and a stern leader and why having a bit of both can make you successful. Dawn also explains what the motivation movement is and why business owners need a designated motivator.
“If you can have that transformative effect in a person, you can change the world one person at a time.” – Dawn Brolin
Listen to the podcast below:
This week on SmallBizChat Podcast:
- What motivated Dawn to start her accounting business
- How Dawn became an influencer in the accounting industry
- The inspiration behind Dawn’s new book, The Designated Motivator
- How being a leader can naturally unlock your inner motivator
- Differentiating between being a motivator vs. being a tough leader
- What the motivation movement is and how it applies to all types of business
- How Dawn stays positive and motivated
- Why business owners need a designated motivator now more than ever
Connect with Dawn Brolin:
- Dawn Brolin’s Website
- Book: The Designated Motivator
- Podcast: The Designated Motivator
- Dawn Brolin on LinkedIn
- Dawn Brolin on Instagram
- Dawn Brolin on Facebook
- Dawn Brolin on Twitter
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