The accountant said so, so it must be correct

I’ve heard this countless times in the past couple of years:

“The accountant said so, so it must be correct.”


Accountants never make mistakes?

Or they never get mistaken about something?

The tax code is endlessly confusing and if printed out on paper, it would stretch from here to the moon, but you still think your accountant is infallible just because they have a license?

Time to sober up.

Get a dose of reality.

They CAN make mistakes.

And they VERY OFTEN do.

So do other professionals that are licensed.

And people use the same excuse to hide behind, rather than having to think for one’s self.

“The attorney said so, so it must be correct.”
Or “The realtor said so, so it must be correct.”
Or “The doctor said so, so it must be correct.”

Assuming that having a professional “license” means that someone actually knows what they are talking about is a problem that severely damages entrepreneurs.

A BIG problem.

Yet so many people make this same mistake on a regular basis.


Because it is somewhat natural to assume that a license must mean the person holding it has a degree of knowledge and actually knows what they are talking about.

Especially if you do not have any licenses of your own.

But this is actually a poor assumption.

Remember what “assume” means…

It makes an “A$S out of U and ME”.

Yes, it can be hard to learn what you need to know on your own.

But you simply have to.

Because as a business owner it is your responsibility to be the captain of the ship. To steer it in the right direction.

It isn’t that you need to learn everything in great detail, but you do need to understand the basics so that you know if your so-called “trusted” licensed advisor is even remotely accurate in what they are telling you.

Because I’ve seen it WAY too often.

Blind faith in an accountant will get you audited.
Blind faith in an attorney will get you sued.
Blind faith in a realtor will keep you from doing deals.
And blind faith in a doctor will get you killed.

Remember, just because someone is licensed doesn’t mean they are always correct.

And it doesn’t mean you should blindly trust what they say.

You need to verify.

Get a second opinion.

Then make an educated decision, not a blind one.

Because that’s what responsible people do.

Learn this, or you will get burned in business.

Any business.

Tom Zeeb
Traction Real Estate Mentors

P.S. — You don’t need a license to build a real estate business. You just need to follow a Simple, Structured, and Step-by-Step system for success.

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Tom Zeeb
Traction Real Estate Mentors

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