Creating financial security

15 October 2018

The weekend papers were filled with opinion about global financial markets and what this can mean to stock values. All the opinions were well founded (if the future unfolds as each author predicts).... Read more >

Maximising luck

5 September 2018

Luck is not a strategy on which to bet the farm, yet it seems to spatter the histories of successful entrepreneurs, executives, directors and indeed partners (life and other) so methinks it... Read more >

Flipping

31 August 2018

Flipping. Looking at a situation anew. Turning it on its head. A route to new opportunities. The Margaret River winery Voyager Estate, has flipped itself from being a producer of wines to... Read more >

The one thing a CEO must get right

8 February 2017

Increasingly there is positive economic news in Australia. The Reserve Bank has announced that it sees the beginning of an upswing. Rio Tinto has announced a good profit season, and gold and nickel... Read more >

What is your CEO leadership score?

2 December 2016

Over the last year the world around you has changed. Your firm will have changed too. Whether you realise or not it will have changed in every aspect, sometimes only a little,... Read more >

What sets you apart?

8 September 2016

A firm’s competitive advantage, often called its differentiator, is the myriad of activities which added together create value for the client. It is why a client will buy from your firm and... Read more >

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

31 August 2016

“As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use”. This creates knowledge with depth and utility, but little novelty. ... Read more >

How ready are you?

31 August 2016

Is the down trend over?  Time will tell but resources prices are showing some stabilisation: FMG’s latest dividend was 25c compared to 2c a year ago and BHP Chief Executive Andrew McKenzie... Read more >

How will Australia Deal With Brexit?

24 June 2016

The decision has been made and the UK will exit the EU. What this means for Australia is uncertain, but Owners, CEO’s and Boards need to put themselves on notice. ... Read more >

Australia: The future foretold

5 May 2016

As we know the world is teetering on the edge of recession. There are structural issues in all our trading partners. What does this mean for Australia and more importantly, WA? ... Read more >