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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).

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Mapping a business merger in caravanning


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


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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


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The work challenge keeping CFOs up at night


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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