Changing Behaviour What Helps and What Hinders

Change is something that’s talked about, a lot. There’s a lot of advice around change. Yet it’s still incredibly difficult to achieve. Changing behaviour is probably one of the difficult. Right now (in March 2020), we are all having to embrace change right across the globe as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. I came across this really interesting TED […]

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What Assets Are On Your Personal Balance Sheet?

As an accountant you appreciate that on a balance sheet there are fixed and current assets. Fixed assets include things like plant, equipment, buildings, technology and even goodwill. Current assets includes cash in the bank, stock and debtors. Assets are used to create value. Taking this concept and applying it to your finance career, what assets might you list […]

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Words That Describe Leaders

Leaders. We all know them when we see them in action or benefit from their experience.  I was recently presenting at an event.  One of the tasks I asked attendees to do was to come up with a list of words that describes leaders.  Ahead of the event I created my own list of words. […]

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Take The Long Term Perspective When It Comes To Your Career

Who could have imagined at the start of 2020, how very different the year would be? We are into our 11th week of lockdown in the UK at the time of writing this blog post.  Something few would have ever contemplated or imagined.2020 might have been the year when you had big career plans.  Maybe you were […]

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Thinking Differently When Faced With Challenge

Without a doubt we are in a time when the whole world has been turned upside down. In times of challenge fear kicks in.  In many ways this shouldn’t be a major surprise. The trouble with fear is that can result in us all getting further and further into that downward spiral. When we are in the downward […]

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Expert Interview With Laura Taylor Moving Your Accounting System To The Cloud

Accounting systems and the information they generate are key to supporting achievement of business goals. Recent events with many more working from home highlight the importance of being able to access systems remotely. In my latest expert interview Laura Taylor shares practical tips and learning around moving your accounting systems to the cloud. She highlights challenges, benefits and […]

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Getting The Best From A Team

Most managers and leaders understand the value of teams but don’t always do the right things to get the best from teams. In this video I share some thoughts on how you can the best from the teams that you manage or lead. Many of the ideas are really simple.  Of course simple doesn’t necessarily mean easy.

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