Accountants have a valuable role to play but I’d never
put them in charge of my company.
They make great number twos but in my book, a retailer
should be in charge of a retail brand, an engineer should
be in charge of a technology business and a marketer
should be in charge of PR agency.
Accountants don’t create, they control. They control
costs, headcount and marketing budgets.
A penny saved can be more valued by an accountant
than a penny earned.
Profit, of course, should be at the forefront of all our
When I think of accountants, I never forget the old
saying – money talks but it doesn’t have a soul!