112. Airport Books, State of Origin for Nerds & Motivational Jargon

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111. Interview: Joseph Healy, CEO at Judo Bank (Live from SOFY Party)

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Listen to David and Paul as they interview Joseph Healy from Judo Bank, LIVE at the SOFY Party, as they discuss about the banking industry, the economy and Judo Bank.

The cover:

  • Bank controversies and where banks have missed out the needs of the small and medium sized businesses

  • How major banks are so focused on their profit maximisation and have made a huge mistake when they lost sight of their social license.

  • The uniqueness of Judo Bank where the major banks have fallen off

  • One of Joseph's major regrets in agreeing to outsource financial analysis to India at NAB where it dropped banks costs to 30% but also reduced the quality as well.

  • Judo Bank's first actual operating day and how they compete with the big major banks.


Finally, Joseph responds to some crowd queries regarding the banking industry.

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111. Live from SOFY Party

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In Depth:

David and Paul reflect on their 2018 resolutions and share their predictions for the year to come. 

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110. Fraud and the Role of the Accountant

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In this week's In Depth, Paul shares a client story that explores the role of the accountant in detecting and preventing fraud.

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109. Quickbooks Connect 2019

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Indepth: QBC Wrap up, Our Top 6 Takeaways

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Interview: John Dunkerley, Country Manager at Intuit Australia

Coming to you from Quickbooks Connect 2019, David sat down John Dunkerley, Australia Country Manager at Intuit.

The discuss:

  • what's next for Quickbooks

  • the future of add on app ecosystem 

  • app advisory 

  • the role of AI in accounting software

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Interview: Cassie Divine, VP QuickBooks Online Platform Leader at Intuit

Straight from Quickbooks Connect 2019, David sat down with Cassie Divine, Vice President, QuickBooks Online Platform Leader at Intuit, to talk about the global small business landscape and inspiring female business leaders.

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BREAKING NEWS: Quickbooks Live is coming to Australia - Interview: Rich Preece, Senior VP at Intuit

BREAKING NEWS: Quickbooks Live is coming to Australia.

David sat down with Rich Preece, Senior Vice President at Intuit, to ask the elephant in the room questions about a tech company offering bookkeeping and accounting services.

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108. 6 Tips for Managing Deadlines

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Indepth: 6 Tips for Managing Deadlines