Breaking the Stigma: I Chose to Live

On Thursday, 13th of September, it was R U OK? Day. R U OK? Day is about raising the awareness of suicide prevention, which is an enormously complex and sensitive challenge. This is a movement very close to my heart, as four years ago I was almost one of those statistics you read about. I was depressed, … Continue reading Breaking the Stigma: I Chose to Live

The Millennials Series: How to Balance Full-time Work with Part-time Study

In this day in age, it is so imperative that we embrace life-long learning, whether it is in a formal or informal setting. I'm of the opinion that in order to be your best self, you need to continue to learn and develop your skill set. Despite vehemently protesting upon the completion of my Bachelor's … Continue reading The Millennials Series: How to Balance Full-time Work with Part-time Study

The Travel Diaries: Part 4 – Working Remotely

Working remotely, I've done it three times now, four if you include this trip, twice in the USA (2014 & 2016), and once before in Europe (2015). Now don't get me wrong, working remotely can be great, but it can get lonely, so make sure you keep in touch with your team (if you have … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: Part 4 – Working Remotely

The Travel Diaries: The Europe Diaries Part 2 – Contiki European Whirl

European Whirl, the longest tour I have done on my Europe trip. 18 days with 37 of the most amazing people I have had the privilege to meet, including our tour manager and driver. Over the 18 days, we visited England, passed through Belgium, got weird in Amsterdam, Berlin and Prague,  did some “extreme” sports … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: The Europe Diaries Part 2 – Contiki European Whirl

The Travel Diaries: Part 2 – The Trip Essentials

When travelling, especially for leisure, it's important to pack some essentials for your trip. In my case, most of my essentials, outside of clothes, makeup and toiletries, are electronics. As I work remotely when I'm travelling, I cannot be disconnected from society for too long. So what are my travel essentials? iPhone X - I … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: Part 2 – The Trip Essentials

The Travel Diaries: Part 1 – How to Pack for 6 Weeks in Europe

I leave in two weeks for Europe, and it's made me both excited and anxious. With two jam-packed weeks including attending a conference interstate, my next powerlifting competition, and speaking at an event over two days in Adelaide, being the super organised person that I am, I've already started trial packing. I've travelled overseas for … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: Part 1 – How to Pack for 6 Weeks in Europe

The Millennials Series: 2 Lessons that Millennials can apply to Business and their Career from their Passion

This article was also published on my LinkedIn. I’ve spent the last week reflecting on what I learnt from my powerlifting competition on Sunday, 17th of September. I competed in PTC Adelaide’s 3-lift Novice Competition, my last novice powerlifting competition before I make the move to sanctioned competitions next year. I am ecstatic to have … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 2 Lessons that Millennials can apply to Business and their Career from their Passion

The Millennials Series: Why having a Passion makes you More Approachable as a Millennial Accountant

This article was also published on my LinkedIn. Passion, it’s what drives your decisions and choices about your life and career. In my opinion, it is imperative that you can share your passion in the workplace. John Garrett from The Green Apple Podcast has made it his mission to chat with professionals everywhere about their … Continue reading The Millennials Series: Why having a Passion makes you More Approachable as a Millennial Accountant

The Millennials Series: Five reasons mentoring is beneficial to achieving your goals

Mentoring is most often defined as “a professional relationship in which an experienced person (the mentor) assists another (the mentee) in developing specific skills and knowledge that will enhance the less-experienced person’s professional and personal growth.” - Management Mentors As I mentioned in “What’s more important: money or a job that you love?”, finding a mentor is … Continue reading The Millennials Series: Five reasons mentoring is beneficial to achieving your goals

The Millennials Series: What’s more important – money or a job that you love?

As I approach the end of my third year of official employment with Accodex, I’ve been reflecting on exactly how lucky I am that Chris Hooper and Markus Cirillo took a risk on a very green 19-year-old. I was uncertain as to what my career was going to look like, all I knew was that … Continue reading The Millennials Series: What’s more important – money or a job that you love?