success

Practice Positive Self-Talk

Practicing positive self-talk is one of the first steps to becoming a successful tax resolution practitioner.  My most successful Tax & Business Solutions Academy members practice positive self-talk. Their mindset is tuned to be positive vs. dwelling on the negative. This translates into…


The Secret Formula for Success

Here's a simple formula for personal and professional success: COMMUNICATE WELL: Successful tax resolution practitioners possess the ability to communicate their thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively. This applies to all aspects of life: communicating with friends, family members, co-workers,…


My Version of Success

My version of "success" is helping to make a difference in people's lives. I realized this after years of teaching staff when I ran my tax resolution company and teaching others through continuing education programs. Now at Roz Strategies, helping helping CPAs, EAs, attorneys and other…


Stay On The Road to Success

Roslyn is my inspiration for this quote. She always told me that she believed in me and reminded me not to let naysayers negate my dreams. When I started my tax resolution practice, most people told me "Oh, that's not going to work" (this was 17 years ago...back when it was a new industry). Thank…


How Your Mindset Can Dictate Your Success

As I reflected on the steps that got me to where I am, I realized that my career path was not built on hard work alone, it was also guided by my mindset. I recently wrote an article for LinkedIn that outlined the five components that have helped shape my mindset: Having a positive outlook Knowing…


Success in Business

"Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were." - David Rockefeller Fear is one of the biggest barriers to success. Roslyn has written about not letting fear destroy…


You can Dream of Success or Claim Success

Success is not granted, it is earned. Some professionals dream about success, while others get up, show up and do the hard work - they are the ones who will win big. Hard work includes continually learning and growing. I'm writing this post from San Antonio, Texas where I am SO EXCITED to be…


Is Success Important Enough to You?

This quote speaks for itself. When you are truly committed to success, then you MAKE a way. I understand that it's not always easy. I know better than anyone that hard work is not optional. I do what I do to help others save the expensive lessons I had to learn by creating products and services…


Don't Wait for Opportunity to Knock

I recently wrote an article in LinkedIn about how I wouldn’t be where I am at today if I hadn’t created my own opportunities, both in my personal and professional life. When I want something, personally or professionally, I make it happen. Some may believe that manifesting opportunity is just a…


You Can’t Walk Through A New Door Until You Let Go Of The Door You're Holding Onto

This is a guest post from my wife and business partner Roslyn Rozbruch: One of Michael and I's big "Rozisms" is that You Can’t Walk Through A New Door Until You Let Go Of The Door You're Holding Onto. And while we say that professionally, personally we have literally and figuratively done just…


If Opportunity Doesn't Knock, Build A Door

Opportunities are not always handed to us. Most times, we have to create the opportunity. This quote by Milton Berle "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door" really spoke to me. I help people day in and day out build doors that open to new revenue streams, higher income levels and more time to…


The Secret to Habit (making or breaking) Success

Today’s guest post is from my business partner (and beautiful wife) Roslyn Rozbruch. She comes clean about habits and gives some great advice!  Thanks Roslyn! We all know bad habits are hard to break and good ones hard to make. Over the past year, I’ve become more aware of the power I have (and…


The True Meaning of Success

Teaching is one of my greatest passions. When I ran my tax resolution business, leading the technical training to the licensed and unlicensed staff was one of the things I loved most. My desire to teach only increased when Eva Rosenberg, founder of TaxMama, asked me to co-teach some of her tax…


Success Starts Within Yourself

Today's blog post on success is inspired by the Director of Operations at our Tax & Business Solutions Academy (and my amazing wife), Roslyn Rozbruch- Success starts within yourself! There is a common link I’ve noticed about successful people. On the road to success, no one’s road is a smooth,…


Five Tips for Overcoming Distractions

You start out your workday with a specific goal in mind...but now it’s 5 o’clock and you’re no closer to accomplishing that goal than you were this morning. Where did the time go? Can you relate to this?  So many professionals can.  One of the keys to productivity is overcoming distractions.…