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Better performance of accounting firms lies more on soft skills than on just technical skills, hence accounting firms should strive to ensure team members have essential soft skills
Development

Soft Skills In Accounting Firms

For many, navigating the accounting world often makes us think of balancing books and reviewing spreadsheets, but the truth is quite different from that. This

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Nurturing talents in accounting firms.
Development

Talent Retention In Accounting Firms

Innovative technology is increasingly changing and challenging conventional working practises, and accounting functions are not spared from this. Furthermore, fewer people appear to be attracted

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Considering options for Life Beyond
My Story

Thinking about Life Beyond

My mind had wandered off elsewhere…to Life Beyond…. I sat at my desk. I sat in meetings. I was there in body (and sometimes voice). But

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Articles

Ever feel like an imposter? 

If you find yourself doubting your accomplishments or experiencing a fear of being exposed as a fraud, you may be experiencing a case of “imposter syndrome”.

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Man in despair with head in hands questioning whether this is really it
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Finding More in Life

Is this really it? Do you find yourself asking that question? Finding more in life is a common desire for business and career professionals. Often

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My Story

What’s in a story?

“There are no extraordinary people, only people that do extraordinary things” – Brad Brown I often use stories & metaphors. I use them in general

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Two 'one way' signs pointing in opposite directions - looking for next role
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Finding your next role

You’ve made up your mind. It’s time to move on and find your next role. This is rarely an easy decision. Even if you’re ready

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Man working at laptop with coffee and plant showing he can enjoy work
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Can I really enjoy work?

  Is it possible to enjoy work? Back around the start of my career, I recall a conversation with a colleague. “Work isn’t meant to

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Face to face workshops are back
My Journey

Face-to-face workshops are back

Face to Face Workshops are Back! After a 17 month break, I delivered my first face-to-face workshop at a client’s office in July. I say face-to-face,

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Boost confidence in ourselves by looking in the mirror
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11 Tips to Boost Confidence

Is it possible to boost confidence? We may think we should have confidence fully sorted by this point in our lives and careers, but lacking

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growth mindset definition dictionary entry
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A Growth Mindset for Success

Our mindset can be a key driver of our success and ultimately our happiness. In this article, we’ll start with a growth mindset definition &

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Melanie Coeshott - Rob da Costa
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Managing a remote workforce

Managing a remote workforce Has Covid forced your team to work from home? Are you managing a remote workforce? Many of us have significantly changed

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