Multi-disciplinary teams are popping up everywhere these days, from hospitals to marketing firms and non-profits. Some may see them as the flavour of the month, but the reality is when they are set up well, they work. Bringing together people with different types of experience and expertise brings fresh perspectives and approaches to the team.Read More
Accountants and many other service professionals have tended to steer clear of actively marketing themselves for various reasons, including:
- Feeling this approach is beneath them in some way.
- Not having confidence in their own sales ability.
- Believing that it’s up to the client to ask for additional services.
Last week, Paul and Dave gave their summary of the best Australian finance conferences to attend this year in the episode 2018 Events: What we’re going to do and why. Their summary included 8 events – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A quick Google search shows many other finance-related conferences coming up plus even more focused on related areas such as AI and Business Management. So, you easily attend one or more per week if you really wanted to. But, do you really want to?Read More
Technology is revolutionising accounting in all its forms. That’s not news. Every time you glance at a financial article there seems to be at least one report on the jobs that will soon be replaced by artificial intelligence. Accounting jobs are high on the list. But how much of this is true and how much is hype?Read More