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  • Are you focusing on what really matters in life?

    Are you focusing on what really matters in life?

    02 April, 2018

    When someone asks, “What do you do?” How does that make you feel? What goes through your head? It’s not an easy question to answer because, often, when people ask it, they’re really asking, “What do you do for a living these days?” They are presuming that you do some sort of paid work and […]

  • Why we need to stop thinking of the future in linear terms

    Why we need to stop thinking of the future in linear terms

    26 March, 2018

    Did you know that today’s smartphones have access to more information than Bill Clinton had the entire time he was president? Or that the first digital camera had a resolution of .01 megapixels, yet today, you can get a 41-megapixel camera as part of a smartphone? We all know that the rate of computing power […]

  • How will the sharing economy affect retailers?

    How will the sharing economy affect retailers?

    19 March, 2018

    10 years ago, many people thought the rise of the online economy spelt doom for all retailers. While this has happened to an extent in some industries (such as the book retailing industry), many of the traditional retail players are still around and thriving. In many cases, this is because they have embraced the online […]

  • Shared assets: Do you need to own the things you use?

    Shared assets: Do you need to own the things you use?

    12 March, 2018

    Are you meeting expectations? A generation or so ago, there was a widespread expectation that when we grew up, we’d get a stable job, get married, buy a house together, and live in the suburbs with a car or two to get us around. While we are certainly doing things quite differently these days, many […]

  • Where do the opportunities lie in Australia’s FinTech industry?

    Where do the opportunities lie in Australia’s FinTech industry?

    04 March, 2018

    Let’s say you want to start a business in the prosperous Australian FinTech industry. Those in the financial services industry might have some idea where to start, but what if your background is in another area and you feel opportunity calling? Where should you be looking? We live in a world, where we want things […]

  • 4 reasons to join Australia’s booming FinTech industry

    4 reasons to join Australia’s booming FinTech industry

    24 February, 2018

    What should you consider when looking for new investment opportunities? If you are looking for new investment opportunities or for business development opportunities, you might want to consider these facts and figures: The FinTech industry now represents 10,000 people or 16% of start-up sector in Australia. Venture capital investment in the Australian FinTech sector increased […]

  • 3 steps to create a movement through your organisation

    3 steps to create a movement through your organisation

    17 February, 2018

    Would you like to know how to make your organisation or brand a platform for change? In today’s world, people want much more from the organisations they deal with and work for than just products and services. They want to know what the organisations stand for and if they can engage with them and be […]

  • The secret to building innovation skills

    The secret to building innovation skills

    09 February, 2018

    Game, Set and Match How do you get to be good at tennis? Practice + motivation. How do you stay good at tennis? Practice + motivation. How do you continue to improve? Practice + motivation. Is natural talent and theoretical knowledge enough? You might be born with talent. You might have learned all the theory. […]

  • Will artificial intelligence really put me out of a job?

    Will artificial intelligence really put me out of a job?

    03 February, 2018

    You’ve heard all the talk about robots taking over our jobs, especially following the Oxford University report that stated that 47% of all jobs are at risk of being replaced by artificial intelligence within the next 20 years. This has, understandably, put fear into many people. Is this fear justified? Maybe… Professor Toby Walsh is […]

  • Blending physical and digital worlds is the key to seamless service

    Blending physical and digital worlds is the key to seamless service

    02 February, 2018

    While many people lament the ‘old days’ of good service given by a real person, especially when dealing with call centres, it’s good to know that quality service is back and is here to stay. It just looks a little different than it used to. Instead of service being replaced by digital functionality, the businesses […]

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