3 Keys To A Culture Of Boldness

By: Michael McQueen Few things are discussed with more enthusiasm in the business world of our day than innovation and creativity. However, implementing innovation within organisations is a much more challenging task. It requires radical risk-taking and unhindered creativity within a culture of...

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How To Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

By: Michael McQueen ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.’ This old proverb has been renowned and repeated through the decades, declaring that it is impossible to retrain someone or something that is aged and set in its ways. In our current age of disruption in the world of...

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Why A Social License Is The Key to Millennial Marketing

By: Michael McQueen The fundamental goal of businesses is to make a profit. Statements like this have permeated business textbooks, dominated the strategic plans of companies and summarised the ethos of the corporate world essentially since it began. Until now, shareholders, dividends, profits and...

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How To Crowdsource Creativity

By: Michael McQueen “Innovation is not an idea problem. It’s a recognition problem.” This quote from David Burkus’s book, The Myths of Creativity, is spot on. Some of the best ideas for innovation, creativity and invention don’t lie somewhere ‘out there’;...

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How to Stop Work From Taking Over Your Life

By: Sheridan VoyseyChecking email at all hours. Catching up on work every weekend. Feeling like you should be doing something productive when you rest. If you’ve ever been caught in the modern malady of overwork and hyper-productivity, you’re not alone. And this conversation is for...

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Are You Paving The Cattle Track?

By: Michael McQueen“Only those committed to the risk and promise of uncharted waters will thrive.”[1] My father-in-law recently shared a powerful metaphor he learned in his days as a IT communications manager for a large government agency. “The biggest mistake IT technicians make...

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Australians Commuting on Average 48 Minutes per Day

By: McCrindleThe average commute time per day since this decade began has increased from 40 minutes to 48 minutes, an increased commute time of 20% shows the latest data from HILDA. Workers now spend on average 4.5 hours a week getting to and from work, a rise of 23% since 2002. Sydneysiders spend...

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A Teacher’s Survival Guide to Dealing with Parents

By: Michael McQueen Once upon a time, it was a student who got nervous in the lead-up to parent-teacher interviews. Nowadays, the person often getting most anxious is the teacher! With the rise of hyper-protective parenting, teachers today face overwhelming scrutiny, enormous pressure and even...

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Getting Into the Zone When Working from Home

By: Michael McQueen We all know the feeling of being in a rut when motivation eludes us and the gravity of inertia feels too great to shrug off. There’s a pile of work to do but you can’t seem to summon the energy or will to get off and go. With more of us in freelance roles or working from home...

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Money & Me with Karen & Colin

Karen and Colin discuss investing this week on Money & Me.  Investment is not always an easy one to understand – there are so may options to consider!  Colin will set you straight with his easy to understand explanations about investing your hard earned money! Check out their interview...

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