Blockchain SpecialistMONICA SINGER CA(SA)Blockchain Evangelist for ConsenSys The field of accounting owes almost its entire existence to the creation of double-entry bookkeeping. It is believed that the double-entry system was invented by medieval merchants in the Middle East. From there it was popularised by the major trading families of the Italian citystates of Florence, Genoa,…
Leadership and Success Strategist: USHA MAHARAJ CA(SA)Brain-based Coach, Speaker, Facilitator and HR Consultant Decisions are like the steering wheel of a car which can only travel in the direction it is steered. Every decision made either takes you closer to or further away from your destination. But how can you increase your ability to make…
Lungelo Ngobese, a 21-year old student from Richards Bay studying at Stellenbosch University, clinched the winning spot for his insightful and solution-driven essay at SAICA’s 10th annual leadership summit. He details how CAs(SA) can improve the communities and hometowns from which they come. Read the full article here.
In 2011, the New York Times published an article specifying the top 10 reasons small businesses fail. Number 4 on the list was ‘poor accounting’. The thrust of the theory is that an external accountant cannot keep a watch over the business; business requires an internal interested professional to perform that function. Read the full…
Inevitably innovation challenges the typical ways of doing things and regulation always seems to lag progress. How can we balance protecting personal identification information with the opportunities offered by blockchain? Read the full article here.
Flourishing organisations have an amazing ability to harness energy for growth, through their culture and people. They also have energy in reserve for tough times. How are we able to work with energy and notice what increases and depletes energy? Read the full article here.
Let’s not fool ourselves. South Africans are stressed and with the challenges in the economy, financially stressed. And that goes all the way back to the workplace. Read the full article here.
The Q&A session is a unique opportunity to entrench your professionalism, showcase your expertise, and re-entrench the key principles within your talk. Below are Q&A scenarios with advice on handling it. Read the full article here.
There is a lot of negativity around us. People feel negative, talk negative and do negative. Newspapers, television and social media are flooded with negative stories. How can we stay positive in a Financial Consultant & Coach world filled with negativity? Read the full article here.
Never before has it been more urgent for business leaders to rethink their incentive models in measuring performance than now. One of the biggest culprits in the stagnation of economic growth is short-term financial results. Read the full article here.