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Remaining Relevant – Rob Nixon

Rob Nixon’s new book is practical and practiced advice for accountants to remain relevant in a ‘disrupted’ industry.

Technology is enabling and will demand the accounting profession to transform. From changing the engagement and service mix within a firm, to fixed fee billing and off shoring … everything is up for review. As long-term industry insider and visionary, Rob has the unique capability to help accountants focus on what is important through his direct, and at times confronting, analysis of the profession. A must read.

Tim Reed, MYOB CEO



Since 1994, Rob Nixon, CEO and co-founder of PANALITIX, has coached and taught accountants how to run profitable and efficient firms. He is an entrepreneur who has been running successful businesses since 1986. His latest innovation, PANALITIX, is cloud software which enables accountants’ to offer real time business advisory services their clients.

An industry thought-leader, whose speaking engagements have taken him around the world, Rob sets the benchmark for change for accountants failing to adapt to a changing industry. More than 150,000 have heard him speak and 16,000 accountants have used Rob’s training products including his revolutionary coaching model called coachingclub™ or his DVD workshop modules.

In 2011, Rob published his first book Accounting Practices Don’t Add Up!, an insightful yet practical guide for firms to move beyond the limitations of the traditional ‘practice’ model. Since then, the explosion of cloud computing and its impact on the accounting industry is the impetus for Rob’s latest book “Remaining Relevant”. It’s all about the future of the accounting profession.

“Remaining Relevant” is practical and practiced advice for accountants to remain relevant in a ‘disrupted’ industry and has been described as “the most important business book that you will read in 2015.” Anthony S Bongiorno, The Bongiorno Group.

Rob’s 20+ year’s industry experience makes for essential reading in this manual for an accountant’s success.


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Awesome Reviews

Remaining Relevant is exactly what Rob Nixon’s advice will be for a long time to come. If you are serious about the profession, you can’t afford not to heed this advice on a daily basis.


alan-weissAlan Weiss, PhD

author, Million Dollar Consulting and The Consulting Bible
Rhode Island, USA


“Throughout my career I’ve had the opportunity to work with inspiring people who are hugely passionate about what they do. Buoyant people with boundless energy who have a willingness to share their passion and knowledge, imparting the lessons they have learned and the experiences that have had. Tenacious people who never give up… ever. Rob Nixon is one of these people. The adrenalin-charged accounting software industry is changing the face of the humble firm. With new technology affecting how accountants run their businesses and interact with their clients, cloud software provides an unprecedented platform of opportunity and innovation. Reading Remaining Relevant – the future of the Accounting Industry and implementing new practices will fundamentally change an accounting practice just like the phenomenon of cloud software.
Once you’ve read Rob’s book I’m sure you’ll agree, it could have been called Remaining Relevant – the Exciting future of the Accounting Industry.

Julie Benton, General Managerpeter-l-png

Wolters Kluwer, CCH New Zealand
New Zealand


“Every profession is in danger of disruption from technology but accountants especially must adapt now in order to remain relevant. The prospect of business software talking directly to the tax authority software isn’t far away. The opportunity for cloud computing to move accounting functions offshore is already a reality. The question for every accountant is not about survival however, it is about the great opportunity to become a trusted, meaningful and valued advisor to growing businesses. The functional roles are being replaced but the highly valued roles are becoming more in demand. This book should be the seen as the handbook for every accountant and it should become a day-to-day resource for transforming an accounting practice. This is a book that every person in the firm should have and it’s contents should be discussed weekly.”

Roy BraatzDaniel Priestley

Entrepreneur and bestselling author of “Key Person of Influence”,
“Entrepreneur Revolution”, “Oversubscribed”

“This book offers a roadmap to success for the entrepreneurial accountant, backed up by some pretty thorough and impressive research. If you’re running an accounting firm and still want to be in business in five years time, then you need to read this book. ”

Steve-McIntyre-SmithSteve McIntyre-Smith

Consultant to the public accounting profession

“This book is a must read for anyone wanting to take their accountancy business to the next level – it is thought provoking, has a vast number of strategies & ideas and provides an insight into what we should be doing rather than what we are doing.”

Peter Locandropeter-l-png

Partner ZJL Accountants
Accounting firm of the year 2012 & 2013

“The accounting game is changing forever. Any partner who doesn’t acknowledge this is kidding themselves. The age of the dinosaur firm is coming to an end, and this book is a must for any accountant who wants to remain relevant in the 21st Century.”

chris hooperChris Hooper – CEO

Adelaide, Australia

“Anyone who ever meets Rob Nixon and listens to his words is inspired to act. This book will give you specific advice that is both useful and inspiring! Put Remaining Relevant on your list of new books to read.”

Roy BraatzRoy R. Braatz

Accounting Practice Sales

“Remaining Relevant will be the most important business book that you read in 2015. We have ordered the first 100 copies for our team. Having practiced as an accountant for 47 years, I believe Rob is 100% on the money with his 12 predictions, ignore them and his action plan at your own peril!”

Tony BongiornoAnthony S Bongiorno BCom, FCPA, CFP, FIPA, CTA, SSA, Cert IV FMB

Founding Partner, The Bongiorno Group
Melbourne, Australia


“As an accountant with over 15 years’ experience, the groundswell of change that our industry is currently experiencing is unprecedented. The importance of Remaining Relevant and being able to move to a true business advisor with our client’s is a cornerstone to the future success of our business and the industry.”

Troy TownleyTroy_Townley_mentor

Co-Founder and Business Advisor – HTA Advisory


“Rob Nixon has long been at the forefront of predicting the future of the accounting profession and then creating systems, content, hard-hitting advice and more latterly, cloud based technology to help accountants confront the challenges facing them head on, to set themselves up for a bright future in a rapidly changing environment. Rob’s new book, Remaining Relevant, pulls together thousands of hours of research, study trips, and consultation with hundreds of accounting firms and their clients. He has a unique ability to look in from the outside – the fact that Rob is not an accountant himself enables him to provide his real life expertise as an entrepreneur and successful business owner to help accountants shake off ‘the way we have always done things’ and create a new approach for the modern world. All accountants in public practice need to immerse themselves in Rob’s work. Every chapter of Remaining Relevant contains brand new, never seen before content that, when implemented, will place you at the forefront of this great profession of ours.”

peter-l-pngColin Dunn ACA (England and Wales), best-selling Author of ‘Accountants – the natural trusted advisor’

Creator of TRUST and PANALITIX
Brisbane, Australia


“With his latest book, Remaining Relevant, Rob Nixon has written the ultimate success blueprint for a modern and progressive Accounting firm. His global knowledge on what works and what does not is unmatched. He has hit the nail on the head with how Accountants will be disrupted by technology. This is the start of the end of professional services as we know it.”

Verne-HarnishVerne Harnish, CEO Gazelles, Founder of Entrepreneurs Organization

Author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0), The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time, and Mastering the Rockefeller Habits
Ashburn, Virginia, USA