02 April 2013
Advance Australia Where?
Australia is going through a transitional period. It used to be the young western nation, trying hard to keep up with the bigger brothers and sisters, yet in recent times...
02 April 2013
Cannot see the trees for the forest
Google recently announced that they are retiring their feed reader service due to declining usage and realignment of focus on products that generate profit. Ultimately it seems that Reader does...
26 October 2012
What is the role of government? Should their priority be the economy or a vision for the future? There seems to be little focus on vision from anywhere in Australian...
26 April 2012
A Well-Oiled Machine
02 February 2011
A Culture Of Blame
It seems not so long ago that we used to look at the litigious nature of American society with bemusement. Not only did people refuse to accept responsibility for their...
25 August 2010
Do you fit the mould?
Statistics are the cornerstone of every modern Western society. Governments use them to guage public opinion, and more increasingly private enterprises rely on statistics to narrow the focus on their...
09 February 2008
Marketing is the cornerstone of every product or service in a modern society. Branding, slogans, product placement; all of these techniques contribute to promoting awareness in the marketplace. More recently...
10 September 2007
How Do We Rate?
Recently I have noticed a significant increase in the number of email surveys I am receiving. Regardless of the industry - from health insurance to charities - it seems that...
10 August 2007
Quick question, Sir
I’m sure everyone is familiar with the credit card salesmen that hang out in shopping centres these days. Standing in front of their little stall and calling out to random...
04 August 2007
I'm Just Doing My Job
Did you know there is a position at an abattoirs whose job it is to fire a bolt into the side of a cow’s head? Cow after cow on conveyor...