We have to be continually jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down
– Kurt Vonnegut
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”
– John Maxwell
Average organisations give their people something to work on. Great organisations give their people something to work towards – Simon Sinek
Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. – Jamie Paolinetti
Following on from my earlier post re the article by Agnes King, here is the article by Chris Messina on the “Full Stack Employee”. Interesting read. Agree with pretty much all of it. I like the idea of the Polymath and think that any one that follows this “path” will be a valuable employee.
At Xerocon 2015, AFR Editor & Accounting Industry writer Agnes King asked me about my thoughts on the issues plaguing new graduates coming into the industry and how they could get ahead. As many of you know, I am very interested in how our next generation of accountants will turn out and get very involved with Macquarie Uni to help ensure they are well trained and ready to hit the ground running when they graduate.
My latest article as it appeared on Accountants Daily
Five years on from the turn of the millennium, the industry had gotten over its last major change – the introduction of GST. With small businesses now required to produce quarterly BAS statements as well as their annual tax returns, they were beginning to play around with looking after their own books.
Three things were happening:
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn