Recent Articles

Who owns the assets of a trust?

It’s not uncommon for people to put assets such as their family home into a trust, particularly professionals working in litigious fields or family groups wanting to protect assets.  So really, who owns the assets of a trust?  A recent case highlights some of the tax...

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5 Tips to Bring Your Public Speaking ‘A’​ Game

“Oh, goody public speaking” (said almost no one ever)."  If you want to be a good leader you need to be a good talker.  Easier said than done, because it doesn’t matter if you're speaking in front of three colleagues at the team meeting or three hundred delegates at a...

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EOFY last-minute tax planning tactics for individuals

This financial year is almost over, but there are still tactics you may be able to employ to make sure you pay the right amount of tax for the 2018-19 year.  While the best strategies are adopted in July (that is, as early as possible in a financial year and not at...

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5 ways to make mindfulness part of your workday

There’s a reason many of the world’s biggest corporations and start-ups such as Google, Apple and Nike practice mindfulness.  Research shows that mindfulness in the workplace reduces stress, makes people better leaders, aids concentration and enables greater...

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Bluey: Lessons on leadership and being a better person

At some 23 million views in eight months since its launch in October 2018, the ABC show ‘Bluey’, produced in Brisbane, is now the most watched program on ABC iView.  Why so popular?  Firstly, it is incredibly funny, good-natured, and genuinely relatable. Children...

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How to stay productive while working remotely

With internet reaching the majority of the industrialized world, and companies waking up to the opportunity of using this to their advantage, remote work is becoming more popular every day.  Upwork's Future Workforce Report suggests that 33% of full-time employees...

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5 ways to develop an empathetic team

While empathy helps us to put ourselves in the shoes of another, empathetic curiosity takes it a step further. Instead of just wondering what a person does for a living, empathetic curiosity makes you wonder why they do it. It’s this conscious, careful, wonder that...

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