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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman I am confident that had GBS lived today he might have adapted his language to include women?  Over many years in […]

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“Your imagination is the preview to coming attractions.” Einstein For those of you with young children who have ever been on a long drive there are questions which are “front of mind” How much longer? Are we there yet? Older ones might want to know where they are going? For those of you who are […]

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The debate about Free Trade v Protection is as old as the Australian Federation. The question then was about the survival of Australia. What is the question now? There are two major examples of this debate on the table as I write this. The offer to buy Pac Brands by Hanes Brands a US company […]

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The recent announcement about the submarines in SA is a sign the Government is serious about something. Jobs in SA Jobs in Australia Winning an election (or just some seats in SA) It has a focus on Defence – a major rationale for Federation in Australia It is genuinely interested in Industry Development in Australia […]

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In my one of my recent Blogs –Work as A Calling I reflected on the relationship between Work as a calling and the concept of Vocation. The word vocation has a long tradition in religious traditions. Not only that the concept of Vocational education is used specifically to denote education specific professions and or trades in […]

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Are-we-building-nation-phd-baristas? There is a looming fear among young people in the Australian labour market that they will not find jobs commensurate with their educational levels because they are ‘over-qualified’.The economics suggests these apprehensions are well founded, with 26 per cent of young graduates in Australia being ‘under-utilised’ in 2013. Policymakers cannot take this situation lightly. At […]

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In my last Blog I wrote about the Megatrends affecting Australia’s Future. In that Blog a number of mega trends were named The Silk Highway and Great Expectations are just two. These trends are especially visible when one looks at Asia. There is no doubt that Australia is becoming closely linked to Asia and the implications […]

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It is fair to say that Disruption is one of  the business words of the decade. Since 2010 CSIRO has produced a paper on Future trends. Our Future World 2010 CSIRO In this document it published its initial findings on some of the Trends affecting the Future both Globally and Locally. These  trends were identified […]

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In the mid –eighties Ernst and Young (Arthur Young) had an Innovation Questionnaire titled -Innovation Management Needs Analysis. It was the early days of Management Consulting in the “Big Eight” which quickly became the “Big Four”. In the introduction of that survey was a line that stated: “In the majority of companies, the issue is […]

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