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An Important Lesson For Us All From The Royal Commission

 12th February 2019 by gihan

Last week, Kenneth Haynes, commissioner of Australia’s Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, handed in his final report, which included 76 recommendations for reform.

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Financial Advisers: Trends that will Shape the Profession in 2019

 15th January 2019 by gihan

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
  • An acceleration of advisers leaving the industry

But what other changes can we expect, especially from trends and technology outside More ...

The Best Workplace on Earth

 10th January 2019 by gihan

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 More ...

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Disrupt Less, Innovate More

 8th January 2019 by gihan

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 More ...

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

 11th December 2018 by gihan

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.

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Top Trends for 2019 for Financial Planning and Advice

 15th November 2018 by gihan

It’s been a challenging year for the financial services industry. What does the year ahead hold?

Here are three consequences of the Royal Commission, three external trends, and three key skills for financial advisers and their businesses. Oh, More ...

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The Power of the Pivot

 13th November 2018 by gihan

Many people think of disruption as a bolt from the blue that comes out of nowhere and shakes up an entire industry. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Sometimes you can “disrupt yourself” by making a small change in a slightly different More ...

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The Australian Fintech Landscape

 25th September 2018 by gihan

I’ve been doing a lot of work in the financial services industry recently, and it’s an area that has been facing a lot of disruption recently.

Of course, there’s the Financial Services Royal Commission, which is due to deliver More ...

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It’s Both an Evolution and a Revolution

 11th September 2018 by gihan

I’ve just come back from a short holiday in Singapore, where we spent some time eating, shopping, walking, sightseeing, and enjoying a few days of warmth after a cold winter in Perth.

One of the amazing things about Singapore is the way it More ...

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Artificial Intelligence Works Best When Combined With Our Own

 29th May 2018 by gihan

There is a lot of discussion about the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in our future. But it’s still early days for AI, and the best uses of AI happen when we combine it with our own human genius. We need strong leaders who push for change More ...

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