fbpx
Connect with us

Entrepreneurship

How Rodney Stone Pursued His Passion for Accounting and Created a Charity to Help Others

There’s an old and well-known saying that goes, “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” It simply means that when you enjoy what you’re doing, even if it’s a job, then it won’t feel like work. 

Rodney Stone, an accountant, knows how it feels like to fall in love with what he’s doing because he felt what it was like to be a part of it and be apart from it. 

“I started my first accounting practice in 2002 when I was 26-years-old. In the beginning, it was just me and no clients but we grew it from the ground up and turned it into an amazing experience. We built a great team of young, professional, and enthusiastic accountants,” Rodney shared. 

The young accountant loved the business, the staff, and the clients. With that passion, he and his team were able to grow it into something substantial before Rodney sold it after 15 years of operation. 

Going Back to What He Loved 

After stepping out of the industry for three years, Rodney realized that accounting was his passion. He missed his staff and his clients. 

“I established another accounting practice which is the business that we operate today.  This time around we plan to remain as a boutique firm with plenty of time to work directly with our clients, offering a premium service,” Rodney said.

What’s rewarding in Rodney’s new business is that the clients from his first business have again engaged in his services. 

Promoting His Business and Charity 

According to Rodney, he wanted to create a personal brand so that people can see what he’s capable of and that clients can contact him if his business is in line with their interests. 

“I want people to know that first and foremost I am an accountant, operating an accounting business both here in Vietnam and also in Australia,” he said. 

Another reason why Rodney started a personal brand is for others to learn more about his charity, the Thanh Loc Project. 

“We are small, but we make a significant difference, and donors can share the journey with us as we can keep in contact with all donors from the time a contribution is made, right until the direct benefit is received by the recipient,” Rodney said. 

By creating a personal brand, Rodney can show his professionalism to clients, donors, and other connections. It also shows his expertise in a few main areas of business and charity. But most importantly, it allows Rodney to focus on what he is most passionate about. 

For more information on Rodney, visit his Instagram and Facebook accounts. Or to learn more about the Thanh Loc Project, check out its Facebook page. 

US Army Combat Veteran turned writer helps people reach new levels of success and influence with personal brand building. Luis also writes for Entrepreneur magazine and runs TEDx events and TED circles online. Mentored by Mark Cuban his eye for business and potential growth has been trained at a billionaire level.

Advertisement defi

Join Disrupt Magazine

defi
Become A Disrupt Contributor

Most Disruptive

tezos and NFT tezos and NFT
NFT2 weeks ago

Beginners guide to NFTs: What are non-fungible tokens?

You have probably heard the word NFT hundreds of times so far. At first glance, you thought it only had...

Sports + Gaming2 months ago

What Motorcycles Are Good For Long Trips?

Motorcycles are all about freedom. But the question is: how often do we really go out there and enjoy the...

Executive Voice2 months ago

3 Ways Maternal Instincts Give Women In Leadership An Advantage

As the landscape of gender roles continues to be redefined, these 3 experts agree that their maternal instincts provide an...

Executive Voice3 months ago

The Queen of Title: How Powerplayer Rachel Luna is Disrupting the Title Industry Through a Modern Approach

Rachel Luna has made quite the name for herself within Texas’s title real estate business as the Title Queen and...

Executive Voice3 months ago

Nancy Almodovar: The Latina CEO Who is Disrupting the Status Quo of the Luxury Real Estate Market

It comes as no surprise that Nancy Almodovar, the CEO and founder of Nan and Company Properties, is one of...

Business3 months ago

How To Nurture Talent Within Your Business

Your business can only succeed with talented workers on the payroll. Luck and even strong economic conditions will only get...

NFT3 months ago

Solana’s value plummets below $98 due to a Wormhole Exploit

Many people thought blockchain technology was robust, secure, and virtually “unhackable.” However, the crypto world has faced several hacking incidents...

NFT4 months ago

Polly Kole, The Beauty With Gifted Hands Tycoon Of NFT Sculptures

In a society full of stereotypes, people clinging to appearance and disregarding one’s achievements is the magnificent Polly Kole stunning...

gold and black round emblem gold and black round emblem
Cryptocurrency5 months ago

Bitcoin’s Volatility Explained

Since cryptocurrency was introduced in 2009, it has become a very controversial subject for both critics and supporters. One of...

News5 months ago

Spider Man; No Way Home’, Crushes Box Office Estimates Generating A Mammoth $253 Million In North America.

After only 3 days in the cinemas, the latest and last Spidey outing disrupted the international market as the highest-grossing...

Trending

Copyright © 2020 Disrupt ™ Magazine - Disrupt is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company

Disrupt ™ is the voice of Latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a global movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities around the world. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. This Podcast was designed to give them a taste of that.