Managing funds with a social conscience

Solar sheep

We’ve got the sun. We’ve got the space. With renewables fast becoming big business abroad, it’s obvious that the industry has huge potential here in Australia. It’s great when you see a local company taking on the challenge. Recently one

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Teaching our students, schools and the Universities how to adapt with change

Cat to tiger

Have we made any progress in understanding the needs of graduates? A growing development across the University sector has been the search for leaders who have the vision for an improved learning experience for students. From the start of their

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Why don’t we ask RU OK every day?

OK stamp

Today is a day to check in with your colleagues and friends to make sure they are OK, but is one day a year really enough? In workplaces across the country people will hear “RU OK?” today. Some may think

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Email tsunami: 7 steps to repel the tidal wave

Email tsunami

Here’s the thing. We have a prehistoric brain living in a digital age. Our brains are hardwired to be distracted. Wendy Cole, the iMaster of Productivity in the Age of Distraction, tells us what we can do to overcome email

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Lovers and Haters

Love hate baby

Why do we delight in maligning people in a particular chosen profession? Why not celebrate their strengths, their contributions, and the economic and social good that results from people in work across myriad different sectors? And, if there are inefficiencies in

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

The money or the holiday?

gameshow-holiday

Welcome to the annual leave game show: The Australian Fair Work Commission has recently changed various modern awards to allow for the cashing in of annual leave under specific conditions. How would you feel if this trend extends to non-award

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Morning routines

morning-alarm-clocks-1200-VH

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment” – Jim Rohn Mornings… Some people love them, some people despise them and some people try to avoid them all together by hitting the snooze button repeatedly. What many people fail to realise

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Hitches, glitches and sheer brilliance

rio-panorama-6x4-VH

At 8am this coming Saturday many of us will be watching the Olympic Opening Ceremony telecast from Rio, crossing our fingers for only a few hitches, given we’re prepared for some glitches. I’m prepared to overlook all of the recent

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized