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Work Smarter, Not Harder!

We’ve all heard that productivity has stalled, and that we need to improve productivity to improve our pays and wealth. However, we rarely hear examples of what improved productivity actually looks like, and often walls go up because of fears of job losses. As per the below industry examples though, improved productivity is more about […]

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Buy Now Save Later

Australia has recovered remarkably well from the economic downturn brought on by the actions around Covid. However, there is no time like the present, and don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today, especially with end of financial year approaching, for two very good reasons. Prices on everything is about to go up […]

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The Time when the Penny drops

We all have “Aha” moments from time to time, where it suddenly dawns on you just how obvious a problem and solution can be, often because you approach the issue from a different angle. Few dispute that productivity improvements and financial reward are usually interlinked. So despite the exponential growth in new technology in recent […]

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Inappropriate?

Who determines if something is inappropriate? Is it the giving or receiving a bottle of wine or a watch which is inappropriate? “What is the current % level of ethnic/race/age/gender (take your pick) employment within your total organisation?” – a very telling question. After the very positive response to last month’s article with lots of […]

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Guilty until maybe proven innocent

  There’s a knock on your door. “Senior Sergeant Jones here, please come with me down to the station to answer some questions.” It’s Wednesday evening, you were just about to head off to your daughter’s netball training. Some of the neighbours see you walk down your driveway and hop into the back of the […]

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Price lags – history can help predict the future

Happy to hear your tips, but predicting prices of commodities, exchange rates or share prices is nigh on impossible on a short term basis. On a longer term basis, it is a little easier, especially when you take a look at a few graphs and reflect on that prices of goods in Australia has remained […]

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