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Episode 42 - Jeanine Lee on (financial) lessons from the start-up world

Episode 42 - Jeanine Lee on (financial) lessons from the start-up world

In this episode we talk to Lee, senior accounting manager at Propeller Industries. She shares her insights as an accountant specialising in start-ups, why having clarity on your financials is key and why HOW you do things is more important than WHAT you do. 

Who is she? Lee is a senior accounting manager at Propeller industries, who focusses on start-ups with physical products

Fearlessly Feminine because of her passion for social entrepreneurship and her support for women-led ventures

Her work: Lee works with start-ups who are past their first round of finance and are ready to professionalise their financial reporting

Her Passion: Helping start-ups grow and deliver their products (and travelling)

Her female role models: Her mother and women in her everyday life

Is she could give her younger self any piece of advice she would tell her to to be even more courageous. 

Biggest take-aways:

  • If you have bad data you can't really make good decisions
  • Everybody has something that works for them and it's important to identify what that thing is for you
  • The biggest mistakes that people make in regards to their financials is ignoring them
  • People often bring their personal way of dealing with finance into their business
  • If you believe you have the answers in your head but you can't put them on paper you don't have them
  • Working remotely can help you create a better work-life balance 
  • If you put someone you trust in charge of the finances, whilst staying engaged in them, you'll make the best financial decisions
  • Make sure the company values match your own

Get in touch with:

Find out more about the company: http://propellerindustries.com

Find out more about Lee's travels: http://www.leeontheroad.com/blog/

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