The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning. You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath for a minute. You grab someth...

Does your household earn around $1800 a week after tax? Do you have around $500,000 in property, superannuation and other assets? If so, you’re a member of an illustrious club: The average Australian household. If you have less than that, you are, to put it crudely...

If you want to get the pay you deserve, build a respectable career brand that stands out from all the other professionals with whom you're competing. For some professionals, asking for more money is a touchy topic. Most professionals feel validated when they get...

Children too young to be inhibited by hierarchy spontaneously offer refreshing insights into the grownups they observe. It never ceases to amaze me what children say. Their thoughts are unfiltered, candid and brutally honest, unlike the corporate cultures of many comp...

July 21, 2018

“Mary, Queen of Scots”, starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful t...

July 12, 2018

You should have your group certificates by now. Get your tax in to get some well earned returns. #jdmaccounting #accountant #tax #golf #britishopen #cashback #taxreturns #ilovework

Recently I went on a trip to Portland to meet with Ziba, a design firm that was founded over 30 years ago. I’ve been running my development studio JAKT for almost four years now, and I thought I’d been in business a decent amount of time. Visiting Ziba made me remember...

ARE you Emily the early lodger, Fiona the freeloader or Terri the tax cheat? The Australian Taxation Office has revealed the five types of people who make the five most common mistakes on their tax return. As tax time kicks off this weekend, the ATO is warning that...