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Hello, and welcome to the Art of Consulting Podcast. We're excited you're here.

In our time together, you'll learn our top strategies to improve your career, confidence, lifestyle from us and other crazy successful seasoned consultants in IT and Management. Engage in the conversation as we discuss everything that brought us longevity and success over the years in the IT consulting industry.

Enjoy and may the force be with you.


Andy and Cat.

Oct 8, 2021

In this episode, we have a special guest, Serah Blackstone-Fredericks. Serah is the CEO and Founder of Books In Harmony. She is a bookkeeper and an artist as well. You will hear about how Serah transitioned from art to bookkeeping and now, doing both! 

Serah shares the Challenges she encountered in consulting and how she overcame them. She also shares excellent insights about dealing with business relationships and being more open to your artistic side.

Tune in now and enjoy this insightful conversation.




“There Needs To Be A Time Where We Start To Accept That There Is Limited Time. And There's Actually A Lot You Can Do With That Limited Time. But It's About Decision-Making.”

“I Think It Can Get Blurred In Business, That It Is A Relationship And Things Should Be Out Of Kindness. You Should Still Be Treated With Kindness And Respect.”


Show Notes:


(00:00) Podcast Intro 

(00:27) If You Need Help Creating A Set Of Values, You’re Welcome To Sign For A Complimentary Course At 

(01:19) Introduction Of Serah Blackstone-Fredericks And The Significance Of Having A Bookkeeper

(07:27) It's Better Off Knowing That Not

(09:15) Serah’s Transition From Art To Bookkeeping

(12:26) Life’s Too Short To Not Try

(16:46) Challenges In Consulting Encountered And How Serah Overcame It

(20:22) Understanding Interdependence In Business Relationships

(25:16) Being Honest With Ourselves And Showing Up Authenticity

(27:25) Being More Structured In Bookkeeping, But More Creative On Music

(33:22) Ideas Flow, Get Ourselves Tap Into It

(37:25) Surrounding Yourself With People Who Are More Open To New Ideas

(39:09) There’s No One Size That Fits All

(40:44) You Can Reach Out To Serah At 

(41:37) Andy’s New Book The Trust Paradigm Is Available On Amazon And Other Book Retailer