Anthony Mellor FCA, Tel 0121 314 4750

Anthony Mellor FCA, Tel 0121 314 4750

Summary

Anthony Mellor +44 121 314 4750 or anthonyfca1956 on Skype. Excel spreadsheet bookkeeping and Income Tax Returns and accounts. Free bookkeeping file http://www.anthonymellor.com/Accounts01.xls The above has example data you can delete and then use the file for your own records, as many copies as you like. I like this quote from some recent advertising material:

A GSB isn't like a big global business and it's not like a traditional small business either. As the name suggests, these are businesses that have less than 10 staff but aren't limited by geography. They have reach into cities all over the world and could easily be making millions in sales despite a relatively small headcount. GSBs will have incredibly well developed brands, making them look much bigger than they are. They will be built around a "micro-nich" and they rely heavily on a few Key People of Influence. They will communicate on Skype, market themselves using social media, manage their operations in the cloud and be based wherever it makes sense from a tax and IP protection standpoint. No doubt in 10 years time, the economy will be full of millions of GSB's competing on a global scale however you need to get in now and develop the right GSB strategy and be ahead of the game.

Mentor support available, just ask: you know when you need some help and support. Tax needn't be taxing, nor need accounting or book-keeping be so. Have scanner, don't travel. Stay home with a cuppa. Distance is no object, I go anywhere the internet goes - the small business is now global, working from home or at home makes us all a family, I am in the human network. 1 mile, 10 miles, 100 miles, 1,000 miles, 10,000 miles: are all THE SAME. I believe in video and screen sharing - to see each other and our work to work together, from anywhere to anywhere. The Cisco ūmi telepresence service is only offered in the United States and its territories, but we still have lots of other options, such as iChat, Skype, MSn, Yaho and so on, all with video connections and screen sharing. Here's a future here and now: I can do what you need, whether you actually know what you need or not, as can anyone else suitably qualified; if they have a "go for it" attitude unlimited by your instructions. THERE is the difference, I will be your guide and not your servant. My relevant qualifications are: 1 - Chartered Accountant - you need that as a minimum starting point. 2 - you deal only with me and I do all the work, 100% 3 - have experience in insolvency work, both sides of the fence. 4 - have experience of financial difficulties guidance (based on 3 above experience) 5 - am a software systems author, publicised by the Mail on Sunday, many years ago. 6 - am a Master spreadsheet operator in the context of book-keeping. 7 - hold a certificate to public practice from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. I've seen it all before, know what to do and will support you to do it - or indeed do it for you. Accounts package or spreadsheet? Sage or Excel? or Xero? or another cloud solution? It all depends on the size and nature of your business and transactions, one size does not fit all, but the "cloud" is where we are all going - my security view is that simply means our "off-site backups" switch around and we need "on-site backups". Simples. My latest delve into myself: Click to view my Personality Profile page I find such information helpful when working with others, or indeed any any scenario (almost), so please feel free to follow suit. British citizens resident overseas - live overseas? Take advice overseas. Viktor Frankl's imperative: "live as if you were living for the second time and had acted as wrongly the first time as you are about to act now". I think this puts getting my opinion into an interesting context. Your life has meaning, purpose; it seeks a deep life experience. Money drives the needs and the fears; to reconcile money with the life of the spirit that thrives and drives everything that is; that requires a right brained, imaginative empathetic approach to your life and business. I am a man with a plan - your plan, the missing link where tax and the spirit reside together. Asia cannot do this cheaper. Computers (inc google) can't do it (at all, let alone faster) It's a concept. To ex pats and migrants - and those who would like to be nonresident or don domiciled or both: We live in a new millenium, even at the dawn of a new conceptual age, one of concepts and ideas. There is abundance and people are mobile in ways never before even dreamed possible. People sail round the world, live in foreign climes decades before retirement, run businesses from everywhere and nowhere. Tax law and society have changed together so there are no longer routine solutions for all problems. Those are the problems I can solve for you. These solutions cannot be found on the internet because they require complex communication where you will need to be persuaded and have explained the particular interpretation of the information as it pertains to you and no one else. To fellow professionals: I am looking for practising accountants with client residency and domicile matters - this niche engages most of my time and I would like to focus on it. Please call me to discuss now on 0121 314 4750 (any time is acceptable, voicemail will respond when I cannot). The first rule of international tax is to have local country advice, which means I do not seek to replace you; rather to enhance the service we both provide. Did you know? There is a case where a man was out of the country for two years and still found to be tax resident. Do you know? What is the tried and tested approach HMRC have used yet again in Gaines-Cooper? Call me and I will give you my view. _____________________________________________________________________ Migrated self employed, freelancers, small business, owner managers. What can I do for you? Double/enhance your existing income (how?); clear your mortgage; peace of mind; tax freedom; mentoring; financial modelling; bookkeeping simplified; junior partnering; joint venturing and finally but not least: second opinions to affirm or enhance your existing advice base. I prefer to add to, not replace your existing advisers. Call for a free no obligation discussion +44 121 314 4750 +41 795 669 857 What do I charge? Less than you will quickly profit from knowing me. What is the formula I am offering? None, everyone is different and that is the secret to how I do what I do. Where am I? Europe. Who am I? See further below. Who are we? Me and my real world business friends who work together (a pre-internet network if you like) When working with our people/clients/customers; here are some of the kinds of question we have answered and things we have done over the last 20 or 30 years depending how you count them: Is it fathers' day? I am in Dubai, can you get my luggage from london to Paris? We built the GSM infrastructure in Belgium We had a baby in Belgium.. We were the only company not to be thrown offsite under freelance compliance audit in netherlands.. We have turned over a million dollars in Australia in one year... We have been to Brazil, Paraguay, Portugal, Pakistan, USA everywhere We don't just think outside the box, we live outside it. There is no formula, we make it up as we go along, every prescription is designed only for one person.. do not take someone else's We have to sort out your past so that you can have your future... We are a team and you are a member of it, you do what you do with excellence and we do the rest better than ever you can. Why have a dog and bark yourself? If you do not tell the truth to your doctor, he risks giving you the wrong prescription. Intentions DO make a difference. If you don't know what you want or where you want to get to, create the best platform for takeoff when you do. Because one day, you will know. Life is transaction based, make sure your costs are. (anyone who has read about "transaction analysis" (psychology) can smile here) Slavery is having a master influence beyond yourself. Debt is the tether of slavery. It all depends how far you are prepared to go, in every sense. It also depends how much money you have and how much you can make - are you a profitable prospect? Maybe you believe you can not do it differently, having tried everything - which is why talking with us can give you a catalyst for change, we are not you. We walk the talk. There is no formula! The world has 6 billion people and every one is different. You have to find what works for you. And having a guide can be helpful. Maybe you are young and have to invent everything from what others tell you. Become informed. First learn how to do that, for the wrong base results in wrong results. Maybe you are old (and grey like us!) and you are accustomed to set ways; let us compare notes and perhaps indicate opportunities you believed lost to you. Maybe you are in your prime, with family all around, beset by the throes of growing up and providing. This IS the most difficult or it can be the more exciting. This is the time for dreams and schemes and being the ones that act. Boarding school is one solution, accepting the amazing adaptability of children is another - they learn so fast! We will do months of work with you without being paid, as long as you have joined us; so by the time we make anything, you will truly know you have done the right thing. There is no blank cheque book, no charge by the hour. There is participation, sharing the risks and the spoils. We risk time. We risk money. We rely on each other. The very worst thing you can do is keep your thoughts to yourself. For out of your thoughts we can make the difference. Let us work together for common goals and a common vision of the future. We believe in one planet. This one. Now. There is no other and the individual will always be fast and flexible where the corporations are slow and unbending. We do not have policies, we have intentions. Corporations express their intentions through policies. Policies are rules expressed as formulae. Any rule expressed as a formula will always in the end be abused and/or misapplied and bring the basis of the rules into disrepute. We cannot afford that. Human discretion must be applied in all things. and now me: FREE SPREADSHEET REVIEW send me yours and I will check it for free. Want to run offshore? Contact me to discuss the current situation. Please stop sending me messages which more or less try to sell or offer me something, it's a mailbox not a selling opportunity! International tax I'm a dreamer and I love this song: There's nothing like an experienced real professional. It takes far far more than saying "I am a professional". Being very very good, even excellent at something is not the same thing. It's not about knowing everything (amateurs know everything about their area of specific interest, anyone can do that, the "diy" approach), what it is about is knowing what you don't know and knowing how to find the information you need damn quickly and knowing it is complete, accurate and right up to date this week; THAT means paying hundreds or thousands in professional subscriptions for professional information services. To know what you don't know? That requires years of formal training learning about everything around the subject up to and including the periphery of the other professions; that way we also know when and who is required when the subject passes beyond our boundaries. It's not about belonging to a trade association nor is it about being regulated by the f.s.a. The f.s.a. was set up to regulate a cowboy market that followed on from photocopier salesmen, being regulated does not make you a professional, it means the market players can't be trusted as a group. So what does? A code of ethics for a start. A professional Institution that requires excessively high barriers be leapt just to be considered for entry for training and then even more in the form of damnably difficult exams over many years, with time limits and complete success requirements (that means no taking one exam at a time until such time as you pass it and move on to the next). It means working all day (in professional work training, not some other thing) and then studying all evening. There is no easy way to become a Professional, no collection of exams along the way, with questions written in easily understood forms. The toughest even use the exam questions of easier bodies as test questions, because for those tough ones, even the questions themselves require devilish thought to understand. So if you are not one already, you can't start earning any cash from it until at least five years from now, if you started today, and even then it would be as a probationer under the guidance of an officially approved mentor. Add to all that review by our peers and if we fail we get struck off for bringing the profession into disrepute. Without our professional body we cannot earn a living. A professional does the same high quality of work whether s/he is paid well, badly or not at all. All that, begins to describe "professional". International tax planning means paying tax where you need to and not where you need not. Business profits and cashflow creation, wealth planning, asset protection, Life planning, Expatriate, international tax planning , Emigrated, recently married, relaxed, friendly, expatriate FCA for self employed and owner managed, your alternative accountant, call me on +441565818082 or +41795669857 (sms ok) - Pivot tables for fun. "Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." Anonymous (with thanks to Mary Gregory for this quote)

There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence. - Will Rogers

I read tax books; and you? No "product", no brochure, no formula, no bull, just private tax and financial planning. Everyone is different and no one can be put in a box or categorised. THAT means you need someone to give you of their time, to listen, reflect and discuss those matters important to you. I offer just that, which means value for money and no open blank cheque book commitments. Blackstars please click here If you have a SIP number, you can call me by clicking here - have your own sip i.d. ready to type in and the system will then connect us.This is a little experiment with sip which I use all the time (a.k.a. Voice Over Internet Protocol or voip, an open system, not Skype) Ecademy note: I have never issued a "request to connect" - but if you have one "from me", I'll be happy to converse. . Profile starts here: Operating outside your home country?
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This map shows where you and your fellow visitors to my profile live on our planet - an answer to my question above.
Offering: A service that leverages a broad understanding of country, individual, and company tax and banking laws to provide recommendations and tools that minimise legal tax requirements and maximises quality of life and wealth. Contrary to the famous quotation tax is (legally!) optional - It is death that is not. However, the lifestyle necessary to not pay tax is not for the majority; better for the single & unattached or at the least without dependent children - unless they are at boarding school. Further, it is always a matter for consideration how far one wishes to go down this road before the tail might be considered to be wagging the proverbial dog. Societies need taxes in order to function, so if we want to live somewhere, paying some tax might be viewed as wise. Always exceptions of course, such as Dubai. Oil has its advantages - though expats are more concerned about banking safety in the region. There are always pros and cons so in the end it is personal preference based on your priorities. Main thing in my view is to have the information and make choices in full knowledge instead of in the dark. I can offer you: - the opportunity to do business across borders, sometimes tax free as "tax treaties rule". - being a part of a small and truly international community with no barriers to communication or trade (within the bounds of confidentiality) - benefits that accrue on a global stage, I have noticed that when I question the assumptions under which a person lives, it can be quite a challenge to them to begin to accept that what is seen as a fixed reality is just a question of technology and priorities which hitherto have been seen as immutable. Fire is hot, Water is wet and Rocks are hard and most other assumptions can be challenged. Your "lifestyle business" needs a "lifestyle accountant" - that would be me; with wider reference to international factors of business, tax weddings and having a (new) life. Time for a change (of country?). Contact me for a no obligation chat and come away with some inspiration. Had enough of what is? Of where your life is? Seeing the end of your tether? Seen the light at the end of the tunnel and it turns out to be a train coming the other way? You know there has to be another way? There is ALWAYS another way. You have alternatives... As soon as you hear yourself saying "but I don't want to do x" - that's you making a choice. So you want to "do it different"? then you have to "be different" and that means "think different" so you can say "I am different". You laugh at me because I am different. I laugh at you because you are all the same. Only dead fish go with the flow :-) Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light. -Yogi Bharan- (with thanks to Alexandra Aguinaga for giving this one to me, wonderful! ) Thought leadership For those living outside their home country of birth, everything is not the same. Core process "Challenging Angel". It's me I am usually challenging, anywhere outside my comfort zone for the thrill - want to join me? Say the word.... tempt me.. see what you see.. it's all within yourSelf. Be you and I be me and then together we see whatever is and leave aside any scripted what "everyone says should be".. for everyone is no one at all. Only yourself. What you feel is conditioned from the past.. know the difference, release the past and become only you. And I will be me so again we then can see the power of now - living in the present .. might that be a gift? a At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. We all have the fire of love and life to give. I am a writer of spreadsheets for all matters bookkeeping and accounting. Results in days, even overnight is possible if your situation is urgent. Especially if you are thinking of buying a package, first prototype what you want in a spreadsheet, then you will recognise what you want when you see it; you might even decide you don't need a formal package because modern computer spreadsheets can easily process what used to be considered to be massive amounts of data requiring database technology (i.e. a traditional package such as Sage etc). A spreadsheet has zero ongoing costs and serves only you, doing what you want and capable of change by you any time you wish. You are not locked in to me or anyone else; truly liberating :-) and I choose who I want to be: Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. "There are two ways of spreading the light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it" Be the change you want to see in the world - Ghandhi. (With thanks to Robert de Souza from whose profile I copied this bit) If you have a Wealth Dynamic profile that LOOKS like this below (regardless of your WD Type), please send me a copy with the percentages!! make it, rake it, shake it, go round again. "You tell me, I forget. You teach me, I remember. You involve me, I learn. Benjamin Franklin." (swiped from this man's profile) click here to take the test yourself.. find "you", match it with your skillset and identify what you really want to do in life - took me two months. After that (and you may already know who you are) use it to see how everyone else fits in with each other and with you. There are many "tests" in this life, and knowledge is optional - just like survival.

I do think there is a kind of wishful moment we have; that we will wake up one day and our lives will be changed by something.. Every journey begins with a single step. - Confucius

Stolen from another profile Something I truly believe is 'whether you think you can or you can't, you're probably right'. and I agree!

I offer ecademy members a free half hour telephone session on a subject of their choice.

Something not shown up in here is my spacial perception ability; it is off the scale. That's why I am always talking about images and use them with reference to Wealth Dynamics, images "talk" to me, as do numbers and WD is both combined. Be patient Anthony! - Not a chance, my exuberance, my enthusiasm are part of me - see that image above? It says "72% Dynamo", that translates into constant action. The only way I can be "quiet" is to redirect my attention - which is of course not being patient, it is just giving the object of my exuberance a well earned break. Never hesitate to say to me: "give me a break, I need to reflect". Because if you don't, I won't stop encouraging, cajoling, cheering and prodding for inspirations. Is it "being pushy"? I don't think so, that suggests selling something, which is not what I am about. Unless you have to be sold what you think is good for you! I suppose if your head is in the sand, then yes.. I'll pull you to take it out! If you ever catch me with my head in the sand, which I am very good at, please pull me out! We are all in this life together.

Enthusiam is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson

My view: click here. This changes view every five minutes - just like me. And yes it IS the view from my desk.

My profile is a hodge podge of bits I have added over the last ten weeks or so, just as I go along, all with the intention of showing who I am, regardless of who I think I am, so that one day from the reflections (feedback) from readers I will be able to see a picture of who I am - so in the end a selfish enterprise and in the middle, presentingmy Self - yes with an agenda of attracting any other Selfs that cruise by.

I welcome tips on how to create a credible profile please. Which is not to suggest mine is incredible :-) What's my talent? What is it I REALLY DO? (I create ideas and write plans to make them work, for individuals to identify and get what they want out of this life.) I see to the heart of the matter. I see the wood and not the trees. I see clearly the vision of what is and what is not. I have the vision so you can see clearly now. The rain need never set in - just call me, free, to see. See? :-) If you are interested in joining me in the above mission please contact me to discuss how we can join forces..

IAM? yes ! me too! ROSPA and there was another one.. oh yes, how could I forget, the HPC. I also let Rospa lapse and the IAM really. Followed the HPC to this day, though they have had their fallings out and where lies the "real" HPC is now debatable. I enjoy exploring Europe and last year took my Seven (caterham) across 8 countries and practically every mountain range in Southern Europe from Budapest, Hungary to Faro, Portugal (index.anthonymellor.com if you interested in pictures and videos). I'm in the process of planning this year's safari, this time I hope to do all of Italy, Sardinia, Corsica and the Dalmatian Coast in both directions. Mobile comms is the problem, at least, non cost prohibitive comms. I have a roaming charges FREE UK mobile SIM and am working on the calls out and data sides. ... better stop typing.. :-) I have an EOS400D bought in Andorra in December and want a wide angle lens for it for those panoramic shots while I travel. Any suggestions welcome. I'd like something with that .. is it "IS"? The thing that gets you "two more effective stops" as I also enjoy available light photography here. So I mix my driving fun with my photography, though all the pictures on the web were taken with sub 100 euro video and still cameras - good job as two of them were destroyed by the sea - in fact the car pic in my profile with the waves behind, was the very time and place. That spoiled my day.
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These are a placeholders while I think about them: - What's your expertise? It occurs to me that my expertise is what I need to exploit my talent - so, like a talented violinist, I could never even play it without first acquiring the necessary skill. A talent is ever present, a skill has to be acquired. Most talents need skills to be able to bring them out - if you can think of some talents that do not require learned skills I am interested to hear them (I'm sure there are some I just cannot think of them because I am stuck with the idea there are none). I have solutions looking for problems, business and otherwise. New Perspectives - are these talents or skills.. Forward Thinking - ditto - What projects are you working on right now? various - I am famous for not finishing projects, I create business ideas, construct all the processes necessary to run it and then get bored. SO if you are looking for a business project to run or finish, talk to me and see what we discover. Maybe something new for us both. I start you finish! Have a look at my "Wealth Profile" and you will literally see why I am as I am. I am looking for some software to aid me in my thoughts, the old Lotus Agenda is to what I may yet return. Mindmapping software I find linear and blind to multiple relationships and redrawing such results. - What connections are you looking for? Accumultors, Traders, Dealmakers (heaven help us both!) Overseas businesses looking to trade outside their own boundaries. ripped straight from DR Rawson: (I will link this to him when I get home - now I have lost his link!.) My convictions are: to help others first without any thought of who get's the credit. I believe that knowing what you want out of life is 50% of the challenge. Knowing what you will do and/or knowing what you won't or just simply refuse to do is the other 50%. I also believe that those individuals who've become successful in life have a responsibility to help others become self sufficient. This doesn't mean that you give others what they perceive they need, instead, to teach others "how to fish." Giving away food is the easy thing to do." I agree wholeheartedly. Profile starts here (ok, I have written all the above since!): My Wealth Dynamic is Dynamo Creator http://www.anthonymellor.com/WealthDynamics-anthonymellor.pdf Dynamo Creator.. apparently a bit of a creative mechanic.. Anthony D G Mellor & Co. is (just me!!) a Chartered Accountant in public accounting practice with 28 years experience offering the usual range of tax compliance, financial services and less usual "technology application" and "lifestyle and aspirations" mentoring with real commitment to personal and professional quality of service backed by knowledge, expertise and experience - and of course monitored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales found here: www.icaew.co.uk My mission is to be a unique 'Lifestyle Accounting' source for English speakers in Europe generally and especially in the UK. I provide lifestyle inspiration for you, using traditional approaches with the most modern tools and technologies, above and beyond the call of duty - some say I talk much. However, my inspiration is borne on the wings of an ability to listen. I have yet to meet anyone who does not at some time say "...well, I hadn't looked at it THAT way". I like the idea that "the smart office is no office". To work location free, independent of geography. Not everyone can go all the way and many can move in that direction - be less tied, more free, less stressed, focus on the 20% and not the 80%. Do what is "important" before it becomes "urgent and important" - read the future to prioritise the present and create a stress free past. I live these ideas, so if you like them, wonder about them, even want to have a go, talk to me free and we will see. I am a great believer in giving without expectation of reward, for the sheer pleasure of it, so please don't hesitate to engage with me for an alternative view of things or curiosity or just for a yak. I have the time. As you can see I have not yet decided much about my identity within Ecademy. Thereagain it seems perhaps I do not have to as the future will sort itself out as the present unfolds before me. I suppose after 30 years working in and with small businesses I can do many things. Mainly I like to "get on" with my clients and through knowing them to offer the ideas and implementations of plans that will lead to their life aspirations coming to fruition. Often my first questions is "what do you want from life?" From the (eventual!) answers to this question pretty much all else flows, once we can get away from the idea that the aspiration is money. When I hear this I just ask, "and what will you wish to achieve with this money?". So round we go to find out what a person really wants, or how they want to work on discovering or creating these aspirations. Sometimes the business of survival overshadows the deeper questions. I have had much experience of insolvency, as in how to avoid it or, to go through it and still have a life. It is not an end, it is a beginning. Done right. Planning is the key as ever. I can do two aspects of business: 1 - invent it and plan it. 2 - create the infrastructure and processes necessary to run it, with as little or as much input from the owner/worker. Why don't I do both for myself? I never knew the answer to that until I did the Wealth Profile thing. I love starting and creating. I don't like continuing and finishing. So 1 and 2 offer me the opportunity to be "me" without playing to my lesser strengths ( !!!) I liken business to a room full of plates spinning on sticks, all that should be necessary is to glance in occasionally and re-energise the occasional plate. If something really goes wrong we will hear the crash (exception reporting). Thusly everyone is able to concentrate on the real business of the business rather than the administration bits. In this way I can be the Creative Mechanic which it appears I am. Regards, Anthony Anthony Mellor FCA www.mellor.co.uk This section is for me to add bits as I go along, later I will organise the pieces that are within all these writings: Lotus 7 ing I love to drive my SuperSeven up mountains, you can explore my adventures via this linked page (I'll hyperlink it when I work out how) http://.index.anthonymellor.com You will find hundreds of photos and many hours of video all across Hungary, Italy (North), Austria (South), Switzerland, France, Pyrennees, Spain (North) and Portugal (all of it). It was then a 1,500 mile drive home at the end! Arrived home 10pm Christmas Eve. Sailing I have been a sailor since my father bought me Mirror dinghy aged 12. I used to strip it to the wood every year over the Winter (dust all through the house, my mum was SO long suffering) and repaint it. I raced it very enthusiastically with my next brother down Philip also suffering as my crew, he was great and I always wish I had told hom so at the time (a mini regret there), since now is a bit late really. Then Fireballs - all of this in Abersoch, North Wales. I stood on the beach and told this man David I would give him £900 for his Fireball (called "Moss") when I had zero pennies to my name. We agree a number of months to pay for it (it was probably too good a price) and I drove taxis at night and worked my day job in the day. I was never any good racing it and same with the next one until one day I looked up the "slot" (doesn't matter if you don't know what it is) saw it was "closed", opened it and overtook 25 boats in one leg. That was the last leg of the last race I ever sailed her in. At least I had learned my lesson. Then to keelboats (yachts). 24 footer GK24. Year one, last in everything. Year 2 first in everything and "champion of champions" (type thing) in two clubs at the same time. My greatest racing year of my life to date. If you want to know how to make you boat go, just ask and I will share what I discovered. The boat itself might be for sale if someone asks at the right moment, lying Bangor, N Wales.

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Anyway (A poem hung in the Calcutta orphanage) People are unreasonable, illogical, self-centered ... love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives ... do good anyway. If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies ... be successful anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow ... do good anyway. Honesty and frankness will make you vulnerable ... be honest and frank anyway. People love underdogs but follow only top dogs ... follow some underdog anyway. What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight ... build anyway. People really need help but may attack you if you try to help ... help people anyway. If you give the world the best you have, you may get kicked in the teeth ... but give the world the best you have ... Anyway. Mother Teresa

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Talent: 67%
Lifer: 13%
Mandarin: 51%
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If we want to know where we are we need to know what time perception we are living: Time Too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice, But for those who Love, Time is eternity

Prize for getting this far, a page of stuff that cheers me up if ever I am wan... Your Intrapersonal Intelligence Score: 98%

Your Intrapersonal Intelligence is Very High

You've spent a lot of time introspecting, and it's really paid off.
You are comfortable with who you are, and you have a life philosophy that you are happy to live by.
And you're always re-evaluating what you believe. Because you learn something new about yourself each day!

You Are 25% Left Brained, 75% Right Brained

The left side of your brain controls verbal ability, attention to detail, and reasoning.
Left brained people are good at communication and persuading others.
If you're left brained, you are likely good at math and logic.
Your left brain prefers dogs, reading, and quiet.

The right side of your brain is all about creativity and flexibility.
Daring and intuitive, right brained people see the world in their unique way.
If you're right brained, you likely have a talent for creative writing and art.
Your right brain prefers day dreaming, philosophy, and sports.

You Are Somewhat Logical

Ok, so didn't get the majority of questions right
But you did answer some pretty tough questions correctly
Logic may not be your strong point, but you hold your own!

Your Life Path Number is 1

Your purpose in life is to lead others.

You have great drive and determination. Nothing is going to stand in your way.
You seek out challenges and the spotlight. You'll take all the work - and all the glory.
Status and success are important to you. You demand the best from everyone and everything.

In love, you tend to take a protective role. You enjoy being the provider in relationships.

You expect others to be like you, and as a result, you are often disappointed.
A little selfish and vain, you always put yourself first.
Remember, everyone already knows you're great - you don't need to remind them!

You've Experienced 92% of Life

You have an amazing amount of life experience. In fact, you've seen and done more than most people.
As a result, you've collected a lot of wisdom. You've learned from your successes and failures.
You have accomplished a lot in a small amount of time. People could learn a lot from your example.
So congratulate yourself on what you've done so far. The future is only going to be more of the same!

Your Dominant Intelligence is Linguistic Intelligence

You are excellent with words and language. You explain yourself well.
An elegant speaker, you can converse well with anyone on the fly.
You are also good at remembering information and convincing someone of your point of view.
A master of creative phrasing and unique words, you enjoy expanding your vocabulary.

You would make a fantastic poet, journalist, writer, teacher, lawyer, politician, or translator.

Profile ends here. However I enjoyed expressing the following in article form: Thee are notes from Fons De Lie's' profile I want to think about - I like : # Surround yourself with professionals, who may even be better than yourself. # Help people to obtain their goals. Motivate them and make fun in business. # But do business with a long term vision. Deontology is very important. # Be alert for "opportunities" in the always changing global markets. www.mellor.co.uk this here is just a bit of code I want to keep where I can find it:

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Claire Pitts

"I have just got off the phone from my first 'chat' with Anthony. How great it is to speak to an accountant with a sense of humour and, to top it all, a love of technology. I thought I was going to have to spend hours sorting and producing information for Anthony to look at for me, but no, all he wants is it sending over to him on an email. Even I can do that. Looking forward to working with him more so that I can get up to date and have some order in my accounts. I would highly recommend just having a chat with Anthony and see where it goes."

Graham Wilson

"Anthony stepped in when I was tearing my hair out at both my own financial ineptitude and the antics of my relatively new accountant. He went to great lengths to understand my situation - far more than the other accountant - but in the space of just a few hours had virtually got real time information about my finances. He taught me (and her if she'd been listening) a lot about both client relationships, tax accounting and general business accounting. Only once he'd got to grips with this and proven himself, did he agree to take me on as a client. Most of us have worked with accountants before and think we understand what is involved, but Anthony redefines this. I would describe what he does as coachng and mentoring. He's like having your own Finance Director - on the ball, supportive and interested, and terrier-like. He has a fascination with making the most of the latest technologies to make work easier. If you still handle loads of bits of paper - receipts, invoices, statements - then think agai, he won't remove the need to keep them, but he'll certainly make their handling largely redundant. So... ace guy. Just give him a call and see what he can do for you. Best wishes Graham Wilson - 07785 222380 executive-post.info | the-confidant.info "

Rupert Honywood

"I feel totally compelled to write this testimonial to Anthony to say what a lovely and kind person he is. He happened to know that myself and my wife needed help in a number of areas to protect our best personal interests and Anthony out of the kindness of his heart, not only has taken an active interest in what is going on, but been amazingly proactive with his help and time with absolutely no expectation of payment. This level of kindness, you rarely see even in your best friends or family and Anthony is one of these very rare breeds of people who just like to help. I just want to say a very special thank you to him and I am sure that in whatever manner you come to use Anthony or his services, you will be extremely impressed with his services and desire to do far more than can ever reasonably asked or expected. Thanks Anthony and as our son would say "you are a true legend", Rupert "

IOAN CLOTEA

"Anthony is a fantastic person and extremely passionate and helpful business man, and networker. I'm really very pleased to have such an amazing man with his impressive profile in my network. Warm Regards and keep in touch, Ioan Clotea"

Tom (THE HARRIER!) Brown

"Anthony is a STAR! Following a couple of exchange messages recently we spoke at great length today. Anthony has provided me with some first class advice and information. If you are not communicating with this man you may well be very much out of pocket!!! Anthony is a must have in your: business/accountancy/international tax toolbox! Marks 11/10 I could not give a better recommendation Thanks once again Anthony Tom - Cyprus "

Preeti Sharma

"I am glad to be connected with Anthony and have him on my network of friends.Thanks for being responsive.I recommend connecting with a Anthony. He is a warm and friendly person. Regards,Preeti"

Jon Hunt

"Anthony a committed networker - insightful, genuine, open and has a good sense of humour and wit. A positive addition to any network. I look forward to touring the Aston (when I have one) and Lotus one day !"

Melinda M. Sörensson

"A terrific sense of humor even when talking about serious business ideas. I am glad to be in Anthony's circle :-) Melinda Sorensson"

Roel N. de Leeuw B.ec

"Yes, Anthony is a black star, though he does not live on a star but in the real world with both his feet on solid Swiss soil. His replies to me show real interest and he does take the effort of actualy reading your profile. He advices are well meant, open and balanced, he comes to the point without being pushy. That is a real gift. Personally I like his humour and his attitude and would encourage all Ecadamist to connect with Anthony. I look forward to our future contacts."

Robert Burns

"Following a very interesting telephone conversation it is quite clear we both have much in common and should be able to help each other. It is also good to network with a "fellow accountant" who has chosen to live the ex-pat life."

Tom McCulloch

"Nice guy took the time out to try to source a contact for me, good networker"

Alex Schamelhout

"I have been so glad the very second I have made contact with Anthony.He is a genuine,friendly person and also an excellent networker.I highly recommend him. Best Regards Alex"

Allan Nichols

"Anthony is what networking is all about. He gives of his time selflessly and encourages one to keep moving forward. This is the sort of networker that I strive to become. Allan"

Amanda Hamilton

"Anthony is lovely - he is funny, thoughtful, well travelled and has a fabulously adventurous spirit. He is, from his travelogs around five separate countries in 8 months in a campervan, clearly a genuine handyman! I love being in Anthony's network :) Amanda"

Alexandra Aguinaga

"Anthony is absolutely FABBULOUS! I love connecting with his caring spirit that exudes such adventure and passion for life. He is definitely an amazing man and wonder to speak with... I am very grateful to have crossed paths with him."

Massimiliano Turci

"I have met Anthony yesterday. I like him. Great sense of humour, positive, good feelings and big hart, he has lot of ideas. He is just as crazy as I am, perhaps a little more ;-) and ready to jump in his car for a new adventure, with no need to know exactly where he is going, but able to discover it during the journey. I think we both would have great fun during an accountant convention when the others... boring. It is great to know you Anthony."

Robert WoW De Souza

"I am truly delighted to be part of his network. He is a warm, caring, sharing person who is always ready to offer his insight and professional help. He is a giver who loves to make change happen as many of my good friends have confirmed. I am looking forward to learning more about his many gifts and wish Anthony every success."

Barbara Dobrinsky Holtzman

"Just the thing to shake up the entirely too stodgy BS community, not to mention all the others a bit stuck in the mud. So glad to have him part of my BIC and my network!"

Mansukh Vekaria

"Its been a pleasure being in contact with Anthony and have found his ideas to be very useful. Best, Mansukh"

ABHA MARYADA BANERJEE

"Pleasure to be connected to you Anthony, I am impressed by the number of ideas you can come up with and the persistence that you have.Look forward to work with you sometimes! Best,Abha "

Judith Germain

"Anthony is a warm, caring and interesting man. He has a multitude of ideas and is always willing to share them and proffer insight."

William Buist

"Anthony is a man who strives to do the right thing as quickly as he can, full of ideas he's your man if you want to discuss an issue. A pleasure to know him."

Ethical Karen Maskall

"Such a pleasure to have connected to Anthony! He is so pleasant and strangely interesting...a cool guy! I'm sure we will both have lots to offer each other over time!"

Susan Bagyura

"Hi Anthony, You are such a gentleman and a pleasure to know. I admire your thoroughness and follow through -- both of those qualities are so rare today -- and you really stand out from the rest. All the best, Susan"

Bob Hayward

"A man of his word and a man of action ~ Bob Hayward"

Victor Marques

"Anthony is a great networker. A true Ecademist in the real sense of the word! Like me, he believes that netrworking is about" farming not hunting." Im really very pleased to have such an amazing man in my network. Warm Regards Victor Marques "

Torsten Kinzelt

"Very interesting profile! I have to get back to get more inspiration....Do connect with Anthony. Torsten"

Emma James

"I've never met an accountant like Anthony in my life before! A creative accountant with a measure of Mechanic thrown in by all accounts, groan, terrible pun but Anthony can take humour in good faith, turn it on its head and dart off on another tangent at the drop of a hat. I thought I was high energy but Anthony takes the biscuit. Very funny, caring, incisive and pertinent. If I didn't have an accountant on board, I'd definitely employ Anthony. Mind you, I reckon it would be a long meeting because I'd be laughing so much - and so would he when he saw my accounts. Good to make your virtual acquaintance Anthony. If I'm ever disillusioned by this place, it's meeting people like you who re-assert my faith in networking and this vibrant, virtual community. "

Chantal Cooke

"Anthony has been very helpful. He contributed to the Passion Club and wrote some very clear instructions for people who were having difficulty tuning into Passion for the Planet via the Internet. And then he generously let me plagiarise them for our web site. I really apprecaite the time and effort he put in - it has saved me trying to reinvent the wheel! Thank you - for your help and warmth. "

Philip M Williams

"Anthony responded to a recent post and gave me some excellent advice. He took the time to read a 29 page document and come back to me in an e-mail. Nothing to gain from sending me that meaningful info. but the response was speedy and certainly hit the spot as I couldn't see the wood for the trees. It will lead to a rewrite of the document and hopefully some success in nailing down some commitments to 2nd round funding DO talk to him you never know where it might lead... Philip"

Tracy Hollowood

"Anthony, Is very open and friendly and went out of his way to help me with information which I'd been trying to clarify for quite a while to no avail. It was actually a technical question regarding Mac's operating system and he really didn't have to go to the lengths he did in order to help me. His assistance was genuine and all given with a double helping of good humour! Thanks again Anthony Tracy Hollowood My Video Talk "

Akhtar (make it happen) Khan

"I wrote to Anthony, as I found his background somewhat similar to mine. He responded immediately, and suggested I do something to improve my profile presentation. I could not do what he had suggesteed, so I wrote back to him. He then came back with clear instructions that even an idiot can follow and succeed. That was extremely good of him, as that is what networking is all about. I wish him success in his endeavours. PS : I googled and took a long route to do what he had suggested, while he was responding to me, so I am better than an idiot. :)"

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