Leadership

Kavi Guppta presenting his TED talk, The Remote Work Revolution.

10 great TED Talks on careers


'Karen Stocks’ career path is a story of taking existing skills and leaping into a role to gain new experience. Not bad for someone who completed high school with no idea about a future career. Photographer: Alan Richardson.

Machine learning or people power? Karen Stocks FCPA has a foot in both worlds.


Three experts forecast what the top issues will be for global business in 2019.

Business forecast 2019: the top issues


When people know their employer values and trusts them, they will put themselves out when the workload is heavy or a colleague needs help.

Come together: staff engagement strategies for smaller accounting firms


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eBook: Connecting the biggest minds at CPA Congress 2018


A more diverse workforce can create challenges and complications for managers but “makes for greater rewards" Prof Ian Williamson tells the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA).

Diversity and profit: there is a link


According to the researchers, employees who were moved to open-plan offices spent 73 per cent less time in face-to-face interactions.

Why open-plan offices kill teamwork


Ayesha Khanna will talk about AI and machine learning at WCOA 2018.

Learning to love AI: Dr Ayesha Khanna sees a new way forward with artificial intelligence


Christy Chiu FCPA, CFO International Medical University.

Christy Chiu FCPA, the healthcare CFO


Anna Tantau CPA encourages other financial professionals to choose a social justice cause that they are passionate about, and fight for it. Indeed, she thinks it is their public duty.

Bringing social justice to accounting work: Anna Tantau CPA


The average office worker today is standing less than at any other point in human history.

The truth behind the standing-up-at-work movement


Dr Bronwyn Rossingh FCPA.

Putting diversity of thinking to work in accounting: Dr Bronwyn Rossingh FCPA


Data from Deloitte Access Economics estimates that GDP per person in Australia is close to A$5000 higher due to the digital economy.

Digital economy raises tax questions


As children, we are creative without thinking, but this impulse becomes diminished in schools and learning institutions that prioritise conformity over creativity.

The human factor: harnessing creativity and innovation


A 25-minute meeting provides the ideal length of time to achieve results without impacting productivity.

6 tips to reduce the time you spend in meetings


A human-centric culture requires a level of empathy because it focuses on the needs of others while fulfilling the financial team’s role to maintain profitability.

Why a human-centric culture matters to a finance career


Helen Coonan, the chair of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), has a CV studded with political, legal and commercial expertise. But just as importantly, it’s underwritten by a strong social conscience. Photographer: Nic Walker.

The Complaints Whisperer: Helen Coonan's clear vision for the new Australian Financial Complaints Authority


'Most of us tend not to look much more than a year ahead – we haven’t changed from the Stone Age, where four seasons is about as far as anyone looked.' IBISWorld is different. Photographer: Damien Pleming.

The future according to IBISWorld's Phil Ruthven


Jason Aquilina CPA, CFO Cabrini Health.

As CFO of Cabrini Health, Jason Aquilina CPA balances financials and purpose


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

Entrepreneurs: born that way or raised?


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