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Stephen Craft

Stephen is the director of Crafted Financial Writing, specialising in professional and financial services. Previously an executive manager with the Commonwealth Bank, he has also held leadership positions at CommSec and IBM in Australia, the UK and Denmark. His work has featured in publications from the Daily Telegraph to Company Director, with appearances on ABC Radio, Sky Business and ABC TV. In between projects, he is usually running up a mountain (not always quickly).

Matthew O’Meara CPA is in the process of merging two complementary companies.

Mapping a business merger in caravanning

Strava's CEO James Quarles, a former Instagram and Facebook executive, is no stranger to building successful digital communities. Photos by Marc Olivier Le Blanc.

Strava success: why the app adds a million new users every 40 days

Cecile Thaxter was born in Jamaica, studied in New York, and is now changing the culture at Kalgoorlie's Super Pit. Photos by Melissa Drummond.

Breaking new ground at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit

Design thinkers Sam Bucolo from the University of Technology, Sydney and RAAF wing commander Jerome Reid. Photographer: Damien Pleming.

Breaking down walls with new strategic thinking

Why have people, relationships and performance become such a concern for CFOs — and what can they do to get a better night’s rest?

The work challenge keeping CFOs up at night

Geoff Donaghy, CEO ICC Sydney.

Vision, people, culture: the Sydney convention centre story

After a decade of frenetic construction, could the apartment boom be about to bust?

Is Sydney’s housing boom about to bust?

As the global education market develops, Australian institutions face fresh challenges

Can Australian universities succeed in the global market?

Does the traditional billable hours model put a ceiling on earning potential?

Why value pricing is the new billable hour

John Moss: MYOB's online recovery act

MYOB stays fighting fit in competitive accounting software ring

Veteran consultant Luca Martini. Photos: Damien Bennett

How globalisation makes strategy more vital than ever

Three tiny satellites are deployed from Kibo, Japan's first human space laboratory and part of the International Space Station

How cheap technology is changing America's $324 billion space program

The revised standards will open up the machinery of audit to greater public scrutiny

IAASB aims to make auditor reports more transparent

Denis Yengi CPA can stand tall, bolstered by his commitment and resolve

How 13 years of poverty drove this CPA's accounting career

Following the fleet is now a little easier

Making telematics work in fleet management

Airbnb declared 2014 "The Year of the Yurt", with yurt owners from California to Andalusia leasing out their circular adobes through the Airbnb service

Lease and like: Why access is better than ownership

The trick is often in making innovation stick.