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Chris Sheedy

With over 20 years’ experience in the magazine, newspaper, book, web and corporate writing industries in Sydney, London and New York, Chris is one of Australia’s busiest and most respected professional writers. When not writing about leading businesses and inspirational management, he travels Australasia to watch people break world records - as the Australia/NZ/South Pacific representative of Guinness World Records.

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Deploying AI technology in a workplace must be done sensitively for it to be recognised as a positive, and not a threat.

Machine learning has arrived, and the NHMRC is employing it in the workplace


By automating the mundane, people can get back to being customer-centric decisionmakers and to innovators. Or so the theory goes.

Is robotic process automation - or RPA - the real deal? That depends.


Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) providers don’t have to operate under the same rules as traditional credit providers because their offerings are not captured by the National Credit Act.

Should credit rules apply to Afterpay and other buy now, pay later plans?


'By challenging the potential client to rethink their assumptions about what their problem is and what their solution should be, your likelihood of wooing the business goes up significantly.

Challenge clients and win more contracts


Many small business owners and their accountants don't yet have a clear understanding of fintech. Illustrations: Michael Killalea

How should accountants talk to clients about fintechs?


One of the greatest challenges of having a business based on a subscription model is figuring out exactly what the business is worth.

What you need to know about subscription business models


If the stigma around bankruptcy diminishes, rogue bankrupts could become less concerned about the consequences and creditors could suffer greater losses.

Bankruptcy exclusion period: will dropping it to one year really improve economic growth?


How can a smart business avoid the potential negative effects of a trade war?

How trade wars change business


Ray Ball and Philip Brown are revolutionary figures in accounting history.

For love or money: how Ray Ball and Philip Brown changed global accounting forever


Perhaps most important in understanding whether entrepreneurship can or cannot be taught, is understanding entrepreneurship itself.

Entrepreneurs: born that way or raised?