Steve Meyn - Leadership & Longevity - Lessons Learned Over 30 Years
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We’ve heard many stories and advice about leadership, but our guest Steve Meyn - a 30+ year partner of PKF Lawler, helps us uncover what it really takes to get to partnership and what it takes to stay there and lead from the front in this ever changing industry.

Listen in as Steve opens up about his passion, loyalty, hardships and many more topics and plenty of invaluable advice for accountants young and old:

  • Finding accounting work exciting and how it has changed over the years
  • What it takes to become a partner in a modern firm and how to fast track it
  • Impact of tech, automation on client relationships and profitability
  • The ecosystem approach to practice management and workflow and his strategic initiatives
  • Inter-generational wealth transition and the human aspect of it
  • What exactly is succession planning and how to do it well
  • What it's like staying in one firm long term and why
  • Collaborative leadership and what makes a great leader
  • Lawler Partners' journey becoming PKF and how accounting firms shuffle and brand themselves

"You don't have to have all the answers but what you got to do is have the people around you that can help you get the answers”

Show Notes

Steve Meyn is an experienced accountant and leader with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He is passionate about improving businesses and helping the owners. He became a partner at a young age and boasts waking up everyday and loving what he does!

Quick facts:

  • Has been with PKF since 1989 and Managing Director for most of that time
  • PKF Australia Chair since March 2022

Contact Info

You can find out more about Steve Meyn and his firm PKF from their website:

Michael Edelstein:

Mobile: 0421 892 145

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