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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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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?


'My team was charged with finding out where the Taliban got its money from and how much.' US Navy Lieutenant Bill Conway, who used his accounting acumen to fight terrorism. Photography: Chris Strong.

From accounting to bringing down the Taliban


Peter Skene has changed the way Australian Dairy Farms Group operates. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

In the dairy industry fortune favours the bold, as Peter Skene discovers


There are plenty of stories on the topic of a Royal Commission-driven credit crunch right now, and not all of them are based on fact.

Are consumers and small business facing a credit crunch?


American con artist George C. Parker claimed to have "sold" the newly opened Brooklyn Bridge up to twice a week for 30 years. Police stopped several of his victims from erecting toll booths on their new purchase. Illustrations: Michael Killalea

Ponzi scheme, fraud, white-collar crime: 6 modern-day swindlers and how they did it


Blockchain is to financial transactions what the internet is to email – a platform that allows for so much more.

区块链对未来的会计有何影响?


By putting the customer first, start-ups are able to build a product that aligns with their needs, and thus achieve greater take-up. Illustrations: Eirian Chapman.

Smartphones: the bank in your pocket