All doom and gloom in Auckland

I have just arrived in Auckland for a coachingclub meeting with eight of New Zealand's leading accounting firms tomorrow. Our meeting is to be held in Newmarket, arguably Auckland's premier shopping and commercial hub. It is a pleasant Thursday afternoon, first day of December – yet the place is virtually deserted. There are empty shop…






Accountants’ Lovefest

Today, apparently, is I Heart Accountants Day. You”ll find a special page dedicated to our noble profession right here on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/iheartaccountants. And quite right too. Accountants have long been stereotyped, lambasted as being “boring”, misunderstood and undervalued. Much of this is of their own doing, of course. My wife wrote yesterday in an insightful…






Content vs delivery

oem software download p>What”s more important? What you deliver, or how you deliver it? When I ran planning sessions with business clients, no client ever said to me that the agenda was well constructed, or that the day flowed very well, or that they appreciated the way we placed the financial scenario planning before the…