Building a Virtual Firm from Scratch then Selling It and More with Ryan Lazanis, CPA

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May 21 2020 44 mins   4

Ryan Lazanis is a CPA who built a 100% online accounting firm, Xen Accounting, and later sold it to a large European corporate services firm after just 5 years. Today, Ryan teaches the lessons he learned along the way to help others shape their own modern firms.

In today’s episode, we discuss:

  • Making your first hire and what questions to ask
  • How to hold employees accountable and drive results
  • How Ryan started and sold his firm, and why he thinks virtual firms can trade at a premium

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