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12 Tips For Managing Virtual Teams

  1. Organize regular meetings with both individuals and the whole team. The best way to manage virtual teams is through clear expectations and close working relationships. With shared team calendars, you can see everybody’s availability and start to...
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Five technology trends set to shape 2021

  When I reflect on the single biggest technology change in 2020, I think of the way that small business owners around the world rose to the challenge and adopted digital tools at a speed and scale unlike anything in living memory. For some, having the r...
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Optimizing work processes in the office: 8 tips

  It's every operations manager's ongoing mission to streamline work and keep things running smoothly. Clearly, this is easier said than done, but there are some sure-fire ways that work, and others that diminish unproductive work processes...
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5 reasons to automate your workflow.

  1. Eliminate human error Inefficiency can cost a lot to a company. Human are prone are prone to error. Automating tasks  will eliminate human touch previously involved in the task - from the most simple, day-to-day to high priority task. No human...
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Automation - An idea for everyone

  Automation simplifies all areas of a business by automatically accomplishing tasks that would have to do manually. Automation is a term for technology applications where human input is minimized. This includes business process automation (BPA), IT...
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Cloud and Accountants

  The ‘cloud’ is most likely a common topic that comes up in conversations with other accountants, and some of you might have questions revolving around the ‘cloud’ and its capability. Wing Siang, Managing Partner of Neutral Consulting, was unsure of th...
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Online business owner - You need a bookkeeper. Or be one. Vol 2.

  Five ways that a bookkeeper can help your business. If your business is small, you might be the bookkeeper – at least until you can afford to hire someone to do the work for you. Once your business reaches a certain size, it makes sense to have so...
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Online business owner - You need a bookkeeper. Or be one.

  If you’re a small business owner, you’ll be familiar with juggling several tasks at once. As well as keeping things running, you need to generate income, keep your customers happy and look after financial information. Tracking the financials can be a...

He closed his first company due to cashflow issues. Now, he’s a successful entrepreneur thanks to Xero

Launching and running a business is no easy feat. Entrepreneurs wear many hats, and some may not have the training or know-how to manage the financial aspect of their ventures. Founders may overlook accounting lapses and problems, especially when it comes...
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New Covid Cluster: Office Fingerprint Absenteeism. Are there replacements?

 In July 2020, the Indonesian Covid-19 task force’s team received reports about the increasing numbers of CoronaVirus clusters emerging in offices. Achmad Yurianto -the Government’s Covid-19 Spokesman advised that in Semarang, Jawa Tengah the Coronavirus ...
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Be More Realistic About the Time You Have

  We jot down task after task after task, sure that we can complete them all within a standard workday. And yet, at the end of the day, we’re stunned to find that work remains unfinished and we have to dash to the finish line. We’re not deliberatel...
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Kids, COVID-19, and Working From Home: How to Manage It All

  Working remotely - with your kids as your "colleague" can be challenging, considering with current situation (outbreak of COVID-19) and the constant changes on the Government movement orders. It’s a skill you need to learn (new upgrade j...
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How do HRs work more efficiently?

  Having a leading and independent body of Human Resource Management in Malaysia - Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) shows how important it is to carefully form and create efficient Human Resource function in any businesses. ...

What good leadership looks like during this pandemic

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic gives us a new example of how a leader should act and make decision. Given that this situation is a non-isolated, worldwide affairs - we all can learn something; specifically on leadership. "It takes a uniq...
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Why People Are The Key to Successful Digital Transformation

  The characteristics of digital natives are clearly different from those of more mature organizations. Their ability to innovate and scale rapidly, generate new revenue streams, organize around small, self-directed teams and pivot with ease is a sourc...
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The Leadership for Digital Transformation

A recent article from Harvard Business Review (HBR) discussed the best type of person that should lead an organizations’ digital transformation. The article described two distinct scenarios and the possible outcomes that it led to. One and which will def...
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How Hubdoc and Xero make remote working easier

  Hubdoc, a Xero product is now included in Xero Starter, Standard and Premium plans. Just like Xero, Hubdoc is in the cloud so it’s accessible from anywhere. Small business owners and advisors can view real-time data anytime.  ...
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A guide for managing source document

Professionals spend 5 – 15% of their time reading information, but up to 50% looking for it 7.5% of all documents get lost; 3% of the remainder get misfiled Above are some info when it comes to managing documents - situation that very much related...
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Reliable Payroll Function = Happy Talent = Flourishing Business

  Payroll is more than just payment Human Resource is a crucial operation function in all business and in many of its responsibilities - payroll is one. Payroll covers more than just a list of people you employ and what they are paid. It’s als...
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CHOOSING THE RIGHT ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE

  CHOOSING THE RIGHT ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE Accounting software isn't just for accounts. Today's accounting software can be connected to lots of other apps. That gives you potentially hundreds of joined-up tools to help you manage your retail bus...