Why innovation is your key to success

With 50% of jobs expected to become obsolete within the next 15 years, innovation is a skill that will keep you relevant. In brief Innovative thinking requires an individual approach and can be incorporated every day Innovation sparks from curiosity, creativity, experimentation and stepping out of your comfort zone Discover which skills you need to [...]

2017-08-29T23:11:46+00:00August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Changing technology the biggest challenge to the accounting profession

Xero CEO Rod Drury recently told a few thousand people at Xerocon that the accounting industry is at an inflection point. As Seth Fineberg, AccountingWeb Editor found out in the videos below, technologists and accountants agree that the biggest challenge to the industry is the vast technological change coming from cloud technology, machine learning, data [...]

2017-08-29T23:08:20+00:00August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Warren Buffett thinks every entrepreneur needs to do this

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur or small business owner, Warren Buffett wants you to do something tomorrow morning. "Tomorrow morning, when you look in the mirror after you've gotten up, just write — put it in lipstick or whatever you want on the mirror — just put 'delight my customer,'" Buffett said at Goldman Sachs' [...]

2017-08-29T22:58:38+00:00August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Days of never having to deal with IRD may be drawing to a close

Consultations are expected to kick off in the next few days on a big shake-up to the personal tax system. Inland Revenue suggested in 2015 introducing a new requirement for all Kiwis to check and confirm an online statement once a year, to ensure they did not have income that had missed the taxman. [...]

2017-08-29T22:27:46+00:00August 29th, 2017|0 Comments