Mel's Journal

Read my latest news articles to keep up to date.

Mel's Journal

Read my latest news articles to keep up to date.

Hear Me Roar!

Hear Me Roar!

When I first started building businesses at age 19 I was very focused on the HOW of things. Things like " How to achieve X result, I need to do X things every day" Now - this type of repeatable action provides results over time RIGHT? We know that. But for some...

I had a weekend of being “back on the tools” as a bookkeeper!

I had a weekend of being “back on the tools” as a bookkeeper!

Yep - that’s right. Back on the tools, and it was so good just being immersed in the reconstruction of 3 years worth of transactions to be coded, which was done in 3 hours thanks to technology! So post the coding I had a quiet cup of tea and prepared for a meeting...

Measuring What Matters

Measuring What Matters

Many Bookkeepers who have come to the realisation that they don't see time still are unsure of what they should be measuring. Some still believe they need the timesheet so they can get the data to run their business. They fear that if they don’t have this information...

Bookkeepers: Magic Work and Logic Work

Bookkeepers: Magic Work and Logic Work

As busy Bookkeepers, our focus is always on getting the required work done so we meet the outcomes we have promised to deliver for our clients. Usually, these outcomes are based on tax filings, reporting, payroll; all the day-to-day things that make up the necessary...

Bookkeepers: Is the Death Knell upon us in 2019?

Bookkeepers: Is the Death Knell upon us in 2019?

“Without order, there is chaos;”  A famous quote from, Luca Pacioli, the creator of double-entry bookkeeping, one that is the source of truth for bookkeepers all over the world. As bookkeepers, we live to have order in our world of keeping books, and it's almost an...

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