Strategy

Reconstruction work at The Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand, which was severely damaged by an earthquake in 2011.

Rising from the rubble: how Christchurch rebuilds


"When you can create a product solution that appeals to half of the Australian population, that’s pretty powerful." Callum Mulvihill CPA.

Powerball odds - new rules, new thinking at play


AFCA chief David Locke. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

AFCA chief David Locke's clean slate


Workers want to work in an environment in which their need for leadership, connection and, yes, self-care, is taken seriously.

The pros and cons of corporate wellness programs


Angus Raine FCPA, executive chairman of Raine & Horne, one of Australia's oldest real estate franchises. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Angus Raine FCPA pioneers a new way forward for real estate


“I am a strong believer in innovate or die, but innovation doesn’t necessarily start with an idea, it starts with a problem to solve,” says Evette Cordy.

5 ways to nurture business innovation on a global playing field


Over the next five years, data analytics and AI are expected to have a growing impact on public practices.

How technology for accountants is transforming modern practices


As economies slow around the world, the onus will be on CEOs, accountants and finance professionals to guide businesses of all sizes through stormy waters.

Business issues 2020: brace for challenges ahead


Some critics suggest consumers should be more proactive in chasing the best possible deals when renewing contracts such as insurance.

Customer loyalty doesn't pay. Here's why.


I’m passion driven – always wanting to make a difference. Not only am I a woman in tech, but I’m an ethnic woman in tech. I’m proud of that. Photo: Carolyn Haslett.

From Smart Cities Initiative to Ecosystm, Jannat Maqbool CPA holds many roles


Australia needs to confront a fundamental question: what is the purpose of private hospital care?

Why Australia's health industry is feeling the pinch


Paul Luczak CPA’s decision to launch The Gild Group stems from his two passions – music and numbers. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Musical numbers: inside The Gild Group's dual passions


One thing all the scientists agree on is that our brains aren’t designed to handle more than one task at a time.

Why deep focus, not multitasking, should be your mantra


Former banking professional and author Eric H. Y. Koh FCPA. Photo: Rebecca Toh.

Eric Koh FCPA is on a talent quest


In just a few years, the Google Analytics tool has gone from being “just another toolbox” for businesses to an integral part of understanding customers and industry trends.

How well do you know your digital analytics?


How does a business know whether the right people are having the right conversations? The use of social network analysis can shine a light on the social influences within team structures.

Social network analysis: what it is and why it matters


Planning needed for effective negotiating, and much of the hard thinking has to be done even before negotiations begin

The key to a successful negotiation? Start with planning and focus.


After a six-month rotation as a part of the GE Financial Management Program, Kim Tang CPA realised that his true passion was in financial management. Photo: Calvin Sit.

Kim Tang CPA of City Super delivers the goods in his role as CFO


While showing appropriate empathy, the ATO also needed to identify tax advisers who consistently use aggressive tactics.

ATO Commissioner: we’re getting better at identifying problem tax advisers


Andrew Mellett, CEO of legal technology firm Plexus.

Legal tech firm Plexus gains inspiration from accounting


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