The Top 10 Skills for Australian Workplaces


In their report “The Future of Jobs 2018”, the World Economic Forum identified the top 10 skills we need for Australian workplaces to be fit for the future. How does YOUR workplace stack up? ...

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Financial Advisers: Trends that will Shape the Profession in 2019


It’s been a challenging year for many in the financial services industry, and you don’t need to be a futurist to see some of the immediate changes ahead, for example: Increased monitoring and oversight from ASIC, backed by the Government The end of the vertically integrated model ...

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The Best Workplace on Earth


We all know the workplace of the future will be very different from the workplace of today. But what will the workplace of the future look like? It’s more than just technology and automation – it’s about the environment you create for attracting the smart, talented, savvy peop...

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Disrupt Less, Innovate More


I hear a lot of talk about leaders talking about their business or industry being disrupted, and they want to know how to deal with all this “disruption”. I think that’s the wrong way to look at it. Two decades ago, Harvard scholar Clayton (“Clay”) Christensen wrote ...

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Flying cars are coming sooner than you think


We all watched The Jetsons and either laughed at or desperately wanted its futuristic flying cars. Now, more than 50 years on, the idea may soon be a reality. I was recently interviewed on this topic by news.com.au journalist Adrianna Zappavigna. We talked about drones, air taxis, flyi...

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Four Futuristic Things That Are Just Around The Corner


As we get close to the end of another year, you might wonder what new things could change everyday life in 2019. Flying cars and true artificial intelligence are still a long way in the future, but some other things might be closer than you think. Here are four things that are just around th...

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Are You Building The Best Workplace on Earth?


There’s a war for talent, and the best people can choose where they work. Are you creating the sort of workplace that will attract and keep them? ...

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The Best Workplace on Earth


We all know the workplace of the future will be very different from the workplace of today. It’s more than just technology and automation – it’s about the environment you create for attracting the smart, talented, savvy people with the skills we need for future-proofing our orga...

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Which Industries Are Most At Risk of Disruption? My Interview on Your Money


A few weeks ago, Melbourne taxi drivers launched a class action lawsuit for $500 million against Uber, claiming that it was operating illegally in its early days from 2014, and had caused significant losses to the established taxi industry.
This is a copycat lawsuit, with these taxi drivers jumping ...

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