The Bean Ninjas Podcast takes listeners behind the scenes and deep inside the company. Discover insights on how they're growing a global 'bookkeeping and financial reporting' business.

The podcast will help founders of both product and service businesses to grow their business and find freedom

Meryl Johnston

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31. All things crypto - Interview with Kevin Basham

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We sit down with Kevin Basham from the Crypto Pulse podcast to discuss the latest news and trends going on in the world of blockchain and crypto and how you can benefit.

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Episodes

23 January, 2019

31. All things crypto - Interview with Kevin Basham

We sit down with Kevin Basham from the Crypto Pulse podcast to discuss the latest news and trends going on in the world of blockchain and crypto and how you can benefit.
16 January, 2019

30. Turning Your Side Hustle into a Full-Time Job - Christopher Silvestri

We sit down with  Christopher Silvestri, a SaaS Copywriter & Sales Messaging Engineer, who turned his side hustle into a successful business.
9 January, 2019

29. Dominating a Niche - Interview with Brigit Esselmont

Brigit joins us to discuss the importance of focusing on a niche, as well as her recent book launch.
2 January, 2019

28. How to buy a business - Interview with Jennifer Anderson

Jennifer Anderson was sponsored by Bean Ninjas to attend the Dynamite Circle Austin conference. We sit down and chat about her recent experience of acquiring a business.
26 December, 2018

27. What you need to know about Intellectual Property – Interview with Sarah Kornblet

In this episode, learn how to protect your business and your brand with Sarah from Destination Legal.
19 December, 2018

26. Leadership and communication from management

In this solo episode, Meryl discusses her thoughts on leadership and communication from management as well as taking some listener questions.
12 December, 2018

25. Operating at your Peak Persona - Interview with Aaron Birkby

Aaron Birkby discusses the Peak Persona program and some techniques to help you be the most effective, productive human that you can be
5 December, 2018

24. Sales Tax Tips from a US Accountant - Interview with Mario Lucibello

Mario Lucibello joins us to discuss important aspects of US sales tax that could apply to your business and how to plan for tax to save your business money.
28 November, 2018

23. Time Management Lessons from Bean Ninja CEO

In this solo episode Meryl talks through some ideas around leadership and time management she has found useful whilst growing Bean Ninjas
21 November, 2018

22. Scaling a service business - Interview with Mandi Ellefson

Mandi, from the Hands Off CEO discusses how to scale a service business and the challenges and problems you should consider
14 November, 2018

21. DCBKK Wrap up with Wayne & Michael

Bean Ninjas, Wayne Richard and Michael Wark, share their learnings from this years iconic DCBKK event.
7 November, 2018

20. Building a business that works for you - Interview with Paul Higgins

In Episode 20, Paul Higgins, the founder and head coach at Build Live Give Community, talks about tips and tricks on transitioning from corporate work to managing our own business.
31 October, 2018

19. Cyber Security - Interview with David Ruddick

In Episode 19, David Ruddick, a cyber security expert, as we talk about the guidelines every business needs to protect themselves from technology risks and problems.
24 October, 2018

18. Regrets of the Dying - The Importance of Family & Friends

A solo epidode by Meryl, who reflects on the last month, including how she finds perspectiive in life when making decisions about work vs family time
17 October, 2018

17. A Week in the life of a CEO - Interview with Meryl Johnston

Meryl talks through what a week at CEO of Bean Ninjas is like, including the problems and challenges that are faced.
Xerocon Recap
17 October, 2018

16. Xerocon Recap

How to maximize the benefits to your business from attending conferences.
10 October, 2018

15. Becoming a remote worker - Interview with Michael Wark

From Office Job to Working From Home; What One Bean Ninjas Remote Employee Has Learned Along the Way
Tips to systemise your business
3 October, 2018

14. Building Systemized Business Processes

How to build processes that will systemize your business and bring ultimate efficiency
Mindfulness and Yoga
26 September, 2018

13. Mindfulness and Yoga at Bean Ninjas

Mindfulness and Yoga; how it helps this bookkeeping company centered and positive.
Being a training organisation
19 September, 2018

12. Being a training organisation and what it means to be a great trainer

Being a training organisation and what it means to be a good coach / trainer
Launching in U.S.
12 September, 2018

11. Launching in the U.S. - Interview with Wayne Richard

Launching in U.S. (interview with Wayne).
How Bean Ninjas’ CEO manages her personal finances
5 September, 2018

10. Inside the personal finances of a CEO

A CEO’s Personal Finance Practices
Investing in Startups
29 August, 2018

9. Investing in Bean Ninjas - Interview with Simon Pilkington

A first-time investor reveals how he found his ideal first startup investment opportunity
Startup Accounting
22 August, 2018

8. Startup Accounting - Part 2 - The Advice Nobody Else is Giving Startups About Money

Startup Accounting is the one topic nobody ever talks to entrepreneurs about; but, why?
Startup Accounting / The Advice Nobody Else is Giving Startups About Money
17 August, 2018

7. Startup Accounting - The Advice Nobody Else is Giving Startups About Money

Startup Accounting is the one topic nobody ever talks to entrepreneurs about; but, why?
Remote Workforces that Increase Profits
8 August, 2018

6. The Remote Workforce: Building a Profitable Business on a Foundation of Freedom

Many companies are hiring remote team members, but are they making it profitable and reducing employee attrition? Bean Ninjas is! Find out how.
An Accounting Company's Accounting
1 August, 2018

5. Accounting in a Bookkeeping Company - What Really Happens?

3 Years of Bean Ninjas
27 July, 2018

4. 3 Years of Bean Ninjas - A Reflection

What We’ve Learned After 3 Years of Building an International Business
20 July, 2018

3. The Breakup - Weathering the Departure of a Founding Team Member

How Bean Ninjas Weathered the Departure of a Founding Team Member
20 July, 2018

2. The Journey to $100k

How Bean Ninjas reached their first$100k in revenue in just 8 months.
18 July, 2018

1. The 7 Day Launch

How Bean Ninjas started their business in just 7 days; what worked and what they’d do differently if they could.