The Accounting Technology Diaries: Xerocon 2018

Last week I attended Xerocon in Brisbane. It was an epic three days, starting with Heather Smith's Cloud Apps Meetup and then Precon hosted by Practice Ignition on Tuesday, followed by two days of amazing content and networking at Xerocon itself. Day 1 Walking into what has been termed “Coachella for Accountants”. There were strobe … Continue reading The Accounting Technology Diaries: Xerocon 2018

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 Realities of “Startup Life”: How to Juggle Working Across Different Time Zones

With barriers to running a global business being removed through technological advances, companies have been able to extend service offering to other countries by purely opening an office or distribution centre and by hiring offshore staff. This is becoming more and more common, with roles in areas of accounting and bookkeeping, administration, marketing, etc being … Continue reading The Realities of “Startup Life”: How to Juggle Working Across Different Time Zones

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 Realities of “Startup Life”: How to Fund Your Business #101

When you start a business, you need funding. The four different ways to fund a business include Bootstrapping, Crowdfunding, Private Equity and Venture Capital (VC). Each of these options has various pros and cons, which need to be considered before determining which path you want to go down. So what are the differences between each … Continue reading The Realities of “Startup Life”: How to Fund Your Business #101

The Travel Diaries: Travel Hacks – Packing for 1 to 5 Day Work Trips

The majority of people pack too much for short work trips. In the last few years, I’ve learnt that in order to be able to hit the ground running when you arrive at your destination, especially if you’re going straight into meetings, you don’t want to have to firstly, wait to collect your baggage from … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: Travel Hacks – Packing for 1 to 5 Day Work Trips

The Travel Diaries: Travel Lights a Fire in Your Bones

They say travel soothes the soul, but really, it lights a fire in your bones that you can’t put out. Over the last 8 years, I’ve travelled to China, USA (twice), Bali and Europe. As I approach my second, and biggest, trip around Europe, I started reflecting on why I travel, and what I hope … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: Travel Lights a Fire in Your Bones

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: Passion and Skills – Three Qualities Powerlifting has Enabled Me To Develop as a Millennial in the World of Accounting

This article was also published on my LinkedIn. Passion, it’s what gets you out of bed in the morning. 6 days out from my next novice powerlifting competition, and I’ve been reflecting on what this competition preparation (comp prep) has taught me in comparison to previous ones, and how it is applicable to my role … Continue reading The Millennials Series: Passion and Skills – Three Qualities Powerlifting has Enabled Me To Develop as a Millennial in the World of Accounting