Am I sick of being judged for my iPhone?

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Yes! Just when iPhone users thought the judging was over, it seems once again, we’re being judged. As a HR and business consultant, bias makes me recoil in horror, so I tend to avoid getting into debates based on people’s opinion. Having said that, as an Apple user I’ve been judged way too many times and the eye rolling has […]

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Now an ICB Training Provider!

Northpoint Business Consulting recently went through the process to become an Accredited Training provider with the Institute of Chartered Bookkeeping (ICB) We are very excited about this new alliance. This means that bookkeepers can now claim certain training activities, including WorkflowMax training and consulting, as part of their Professional Development hours. Yay! We know how important […]

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Boost productivity by booting the data entry – A look at Shoeboxed

A lot of my process and Cloud integration clients are bookkeepers and accountants and it always amazes me how much paper they are constantly surrounded by. It is most extreme with bookkeepers, who often work out of a home office and manage with piles and piles of source documents (invoices, receipts, bank statements, etc). I […]

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Sydney BusinessConnector Mixer

On Tuesday I went to the Sydney BusinessConnector ANZ Small Business Hub event. It was promoted as an “evening of genuine business networking” . While I wasn’t familiar with the group or the presenter Hugh Todd, I was drawn in by the promise of drinks and nibbles overlooking the harbour and the very reasonable price tag. The […]

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What’s all this cloud nonsense?

Cloud products and services are popping up just about everywhere. As a general rule, we find people fall into one of two camps:  Ooh, what is that? I want it What’s all this ‘Cloud’ nonsense? Anyone familiar with change theory will of course recognise these groups as typical symptoms of Early Adoptors and Late Majority or Laggards […]

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Facing the Digital Divide

The ‘Digital Divide’ is a term coined in the 1990s to reflect the growing difference between people who have and use technology every day and those who don’t. As iPhones, Androids and other smartphones have exploded onto the market in recent years, it is difficult to remember that technology doesn’t come as quickly and easily […]

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