January 16, 2018
Recently I ran a ‘Succession Insights Poll’ in New Zealand, with 441 accounting firms participating. The most thought provoking question raised during the post-poll webinar was ‘What happened to all the Young Guns coming through; where are they and why do they not want...
May 11, 2017
And that was possibly the most ridiculous blog title I’ve ever written.
There is no such thing as the modern accounting firm, any more than there is the modern store or the modern plumbing company. Real time reporting, less paper and no server are all outcomes of technology shift; they don't of themselves create the modern firm. They're now a ...
April 1, 2016
31 March has passed, it's a good time to reflect on the future accountant.
Last Wednesday, the Herald published this article on the future automation of jobs, listing the top 10 jobs to disappear (tax preparers coming in at number 8). The news piece was based on an NZ Institute of Economic Research study commissioned by CAANZ and will meet with bo...
SustainabilityLeadershipMark JenkinsTeam engagementAccountabilityCommunicationSellingAgilityAppreciationCore PurposeWalk the TalkNatalie EadySystemsViv BrownriggCore ValuesGoalsGrowthMarketingOARBEDResponsibilityValueCoachCultureIndustry InsightLeverageThree FreedomsVisionWebsiteBalanceOrganisation StructureOwnershipProfessional DevelopmentSuccessionYoung GunsBusiness Planning