How to Get Your Capacity Plan Humming
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Get your capacity plan humming

“As Jamie uses that analogy with the glass of water you want to, if you want to grow, you’ve got to have that cup, not at the full at the ring, but you’ve got to have the water, you know, 10% less and under the rim so that when you pour some more water into it, you can actually hold that water without it overflowing.” 

If you are an accounting or bookkeeping practice owner who is looking to scale their business whilst working fewer hours, earning more money, and having more choices in life, then you are on the right website. 

The Wize Guys, Brenton Ward, Jamie Johns, and Ed Chan talk about Capacity Plan – The most critical tool for a high-performing and profitable production and discuss how having a capacity plan in place is one of the fundamental tools they recommend for scaling a practice. They provide some insight into capacity planning and why it is so important to the growth of the business. 

Find out the most common reasons for overcapacity. What are the negative outcomes because of this and what are suggested approaches to correcting this? Learn more to get you starting to work on your capacity plan in place! 


Here are some of the facts that you will learn from this audio: 

  • Understanding the context of a capacity plan 
  • The importance of having a capacity planner 
  • How to science right with your people 
  • The rule of thumb 
  • Tips for capacity planning 
  • Most common reasons for overcapacity 
  • Key points to work in capacity planning 
  • Reasons why you need spare capacity 
  • How to allocate productivity with training 
  • Is it ok to disclose staff salaries to the team? 
  • How to determine charge-out rates 


Head over to this link to listen to The Wize Guys Podcast: 

The Wize Guys Podcast

Download the full transcript here. 


P.S. Whenever you’re ready… here are 4 ways we can help you grow your Accounting or Bookkeeping business: 

  1. Grab a free copy of our book – Accountants 20-Hour Workweek

It’s the blueprint to structure, staff and scale your firm whilst dramatically reducing your work hours. — Click Here 

  1. Join the Wize WaterCooler and connect with other Accountants who are scaling too

It’s our new Facebook community where business-minded Accountants and Bookkeepers learn to build a firm that runs without them. — Click Here 

  1. Join our new WizePulse Implementation Program

We’re putting together a new mentoring case study group this month. If you’d like to get the plan, tools and advice from the Wize Mentors to scale your firm… just send us a message with the word “Pulse” – Click Here 

  1. Work with the Wize Guys privately

If you’d like to work directly with the Wize Mentor team to take you from stuck to scale…just send us a message with the word “Growth”… tell us a little about your firm and what you’d like help with, and we’ll get you all the details! – Click Here