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...

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...

February 21, 2017

The year 2017 has begun in an environment of perplexed global sentiment. From Brexit to the election of President Trump, the last 9 months have been far from a smooth ride on the world stage, showing a trend towards growing isolationism and increasing uncertainty.

For m...

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...

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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