Why an MBA? I started studying a Master of Business Administration through the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) in March 2017. I felt completely out of my depth in the role I was doing (I was heading up Business Development for an accounting firm/accounting technology company), and by starting my MBA, I thought I would … Continue reading The Millennials Series: MBA Reflections
2018 has been by far the most challenging year yet. This year has been by far the one which has pushed me the furthest out my comfort zone. I competed in sanctioned powerlifting competitions, travelled to almost every state/territory in Australia at least once, and finally visited some parts of Europe that were on my bucket list.
Ultramusic Festival, one of the biggest music festivals in the world! I managed to find a tour through Busabout which included Ultra Europe, so of course, I wasn't going to miss out on experiencing this festival while I was on that side of the world. Now the one thing I didn't realise until I got there … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: The Europe Diaries Part 3 – UltraMusic Festival Europe with Busabout
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
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
Australia’s accounting ecosystem is still changing, with Quickbooks Online emerging as a solid competitor in the accounting technology market. Last Thursday's QBConnect certainly met my expectations after attending last year’s event. And yes, my head was quite sore the following morning! I was also lucky enough to be the recipient of the first TSheets Raffle of … Continue reading The Accounting Technology Diaries: QBConnect 2018 Recap
The Accounting Technology Ecosystem in Australia can be viewed as complicated, however, with more and more firms making the move to the cloud, it is important to understand what options are available and how you can ensure the long-term success of your practice. Who are the “big wigs” in Cloud Accounting Software? Xero The main … Continue reading The Accounting Technology Diaries: Understanding the Accounting Technology Ecosystem in Australia