Traditional strategies for personal and commercial success cannot longer sustain the pace of modern life. The future of work requires high levels of creativity, an ability to process vast amounts of information, and consistently produce relevant, impactful outcomes.READ MORE
No matter who you are, or what walk of life you come from, we all have something in common - money. Whether you have a little or a lot, money will be at the top of the list for people to talk about, as Australia experiences its first real property downturn in over 10 years, and banks tighten lending conditions due to the Royal Commission into Financial Services.READ MORE
Humans, by their nature, are creatures of habit. We fall into the same routine, the same patterns. We eat at the same restaurants, sit at the same desk, walk the same route to work and go about our jobs (and relationships) in the same, comfortable way. It’s good…until it’s not.READ MORE
What makes this The Future Consumer’s generation so significant is that they are not shaped by an analog past, instead their default is digital. A magazine is not a magazine; it’s a broken iPad. They may not understand why there was ever a need for a physical street directory, because in their world everyone, everywhere has Google Maps at their fingertips. Interestingly enough, the pure digital native doesn’t know why the save icon in Microsoft Word has the image of a floppy disk, because they’ve never used one.READ MORE
Creative content is more important now than ever before because the digital world is noisy. It’s more than noisy. It’s loud, chaotic and it’s so easy to get distracted, right?Every hour, every minute, every second, millions of people around the world are posting, commenting and chronically oversharing.READ MORE
Aviation is a very safe form of transport, in fact THE safest by a large statistical margin. This culminated in the perfect score of 100% fatality free year in 2017. Not bad when you consider over 45 million commercial flights took place with the equivalent of half the global population or 2 billion people travelled by air that year.READ MORE
Agile, adaptive, resilient, collaborative, creative, emergent, regenerative - we live in a VUCA world: Volatile; Uncertain; Complex; Ambiguous. This most definitely is not new news to most of us. Everyday we hear stories about how the world, business and our economy is changing at a velocity we’ve never experienced.READ MORE
Amazon is a corporate behemoth, the largest Internet retailer in the world based on revenue, selling everything from books to groceries to garage door openers. It’s also an electronic commerce and cloud computing giant, its very success since its founding in 1994 based on remaining ahead of the technological curve. As such, this Seattle-based company is a microcosm of much of today’s corporate world – a business that’s underpinned by technology.READ MORE
Dale Beaumont is best known as an award winning entrepreneur, technology enthusiast and a passionate promoter of education. Having started his first business at the age of 19, Dale went on to build three different million dollar companies before the age of thirty.
In this video Dale proposes seven ways smart business owners can manage their time.READ MORE
Brand and reputation specialist Kirryn Zerna helps ideas, businesses and teams to stand out in the age of online influence. Kirryn is a captivating and creative keynote speaker whose presentations immediately translate into action.
Widely recognised as an expert in brand communication strategy, Kirryn’s passion is to help individuals and teams to stand out in the age of online influence. Having spent almost two decades working with corporate and public sector clients large and small, Kirryn’s passion is to help clients get the attention they deserve and the cut-through they desire.READ MORE
More than ever we need to broaden what it means to lead. Leadership has a too limiting definition. It seems to relate to only the chosen few, and we need to challenge this perspective.
We can respond by starting to build in our organisations unlikely leadership. The founding principle of unlikely leadership is knowing that leadership is inherent in everyone if it is developed and empowered. There is so much untapped human potential hidden within every work place. Increased complexity and constant disruption means that organisations need as broad a leadership bench as possible. Developing unlikely leaders - unleashing leadership from unexpected people and places makes sense.READ MORE
Stevan Premutico is one of Australia’s leading tech entrepreneurs. In 1997, in the middle of the GFC he conceptualised Dimmi on the back of a napkin and went on to revolutionise the Aussie restaurant industry. In 2015, his startup was acquired by one of the great tech businesses of our time, TripAdvisor.READ MORE
Who are you giving your energy to?
Think back to your last week. For most of us, we'll have given all our energy to our work, then come home exhausted, drained and disconnected from our partners, children and friends.
We're giving our worst energy to the people that matter the most.
This is just one of three (critical!) elements Kamal Sarma has identified that prevents us from living an incredible life. One where we have clarity, connectedness and congruency. A life of balance, peace and prosperity.
Watch this incredibly powerful and insightful TEDx, where Kamal Sarma gives the three steps to a life worth living.READ MORE