Big Trouble in little china

Big Trouble in Little China

For those old enough to remember it, there was a now cult movie from 1986 called “Big Trouble in Little China”. In an East versus West storyline, the movie was a commercial failure, and depicted an American truck driver who became involved in a battle between good and evil whilst making a delivery to Chinatown. […]


Topsy Turvy World

I was wrong. Hard to admit, especially when I was so certain that I was going to be right, at worst just getting the timing wrong. I predicted that Covid would lead to mass insolvencies, and a fairly big hit to employment and our economy overall. But despite rolling lock downs around the country for […]

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Opposite’s World – No Double Dipping

Many children play a game called “Opposite’s world” where you do or say the opposite to what you mean or intend. Turn left means turn right. “I don’t like you” means you do. Hugely funny of course. As we found out in our recent First Aid training, sadly this has now infiltrated the adult world, […]


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 […]


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 […]