Where For Art Thou Good Leaders?

The looming leadership ballot between Rudd and Gillard got me thinking about what makes a good leader, and why they seem to be scarcer than vegans at an Auzzie barbie. Then I spied a recent article on Wayne Bennett, the new coach of the rugby league club Newcastle...

Black Caviar Wins 18 Straight!

She did it again today and made her opposition look second rate. I got to thinking if there are any lessons for business people who may not be as talented as a Dick Smith or a Richard Branson! Sure it helps if you are a genius with an IQ of 200 and natural talent to...

Are You a Great Communicator?

In building trust and rapport with your customers or in fact just about anyone, do you pay attention to the little things when you communicate with people, either by email, or phone or face-to-face? It says a lot about your character whenever you communicate in any...

Is Your Business Model Safe?

Hello Entrepreneurs! The Federal Court ruling on copyright, which has allowed Optus to ‘outsmart’ its bigger rival Telstra in its broadcasting rights with the AFL and NRL got me to thinking about the robustness of business models in today’s rapidly...

Brave or foolish?

The Prime Minister Julia Gillard was quoted in the media today in predicting that the local currency would remain strong for years to come because of its ‘safe-haven’ status as a proxy currency for the Asian region. Check this article link below¬†from The...