August 19, 2019

The latest research conducted by The Curious Co reveals that Australians spend A$19.8 billion buying gifts each year and are joyfully generous: 85% of people get more joy giving gifts to others than receiving gifts themselves.

The research, conducted for The Financial P...

May 20, 2019

We live in an experience society. No longer striving to meet our basic needs, we have become preoccupied with consumption in the form of experiences over goods or services. Four in five millennials would rather spend money on an experience than buy something.  

Eve...

November 5, 2018

We live in platform-based world where content can virtually be created by every individual who can access the internet. With 4 billion online voices and counting, who can we trust? The issue of trust and transparency in the news cycle is front of mind for many of us.

Th...

April 6, 2018

Financial stress, casualisation of the workforce, and digital disruption impacting how we spend our time

had a chat this afternoon with Nova’s FiveAA host, Alan Hickey, on how Australian workers spend their lunch breaks. A recent study by Quickbooks shows that 23% of...

October 5, 2016

That our world is changing and shifting is not surprising – it’s the key definer of our times. On the one hand the centripetal force of change can push us towards constant innovation. We can be invigorated by the newness around us, so that our means of communication, t...

September 19, 2016

Analysis on new research released this week by the OECD highlights the challenge for young people entering their working years, particularly in their transition from education.

While unemployment in Australia at just 5.6% is one of the lowest in the developed...

June 8, 2016

I am often asked to deliver keynote presentations to educators, career advisors, and executives on the future job market. What jobs will remain, and which ones will soon no longer exist?

What we know is that 44% of Australian jobs (5.1 million current jobs) are at risk...

April 13, 2016

Generation Y are today’s 22 – 36 year olds, and make up 22% of the Australian population (5.22 million). They also make up the largest cohort in the workforce (34%). Gen Ys are comprised of today’s parents, senior leaders, influencers, and increasingly wealth accumulat...

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