Local imports kill local jobs.

Achieve sustainable jobs and community prosperity. Start by examining current local imports of goods and services into the region, town or village, and develop the conditions to produce those goods from local resources with local labour. It is the best way to achieve sustainable jobs and community prosperity. Is import replacement, the solution to scarcity,…

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Research objectives need to be clear and to the point.

Always the economy will get worse before it gets better. So, the sooner you can set some research objectives, the sooner you will be able to act positively. Before you begin your research journey, you should define your project’s goals and objectives. You may be considering a shift in your marketing strategy, but your stakeholders…

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Restructuring businesses

Restructuring businesses one piece at a time. Restructuring businesses will improve your community and ultimately make it work and able to survive the next crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic should be the most crucial wakeup call anyone can have if a better future is to emerge. The COVID-19 pandemic has now turned everything upside down. Everyone…

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Aussie made must be a high priority.

Australians should be buying local and ‘Aussie Made’. Local growers, manufacturers and craftspeople need all our support as Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold. Admittedly, we have learnt our supply chains (value chains) have been at risk. It has caused many unnecessary hardships because there was a lack of Aussie Made products. Local purchasing is…

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Re-invent your approach to business.

Re-invent and re-imagine your organisation after COVID-19. You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. Well, it is more applicable today than it has ever been when you try to re-invent your business. It’s a reminder to start thinking differently and to approach…

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Initiatives needed to invigorate regional communities.

Initiatives needed usually start small. What if you produced beer locally, kept the money locally so initiatives needed can stay local? When you can, everybody might start to understand it’s not us versus them. Thriving communities are those helping each other to adapt to wants and needs Do you need help to make a decision…

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Economic Gardening the community savior.

Could Economic Gardening be your best option? Economic Gardening is an alternative to traditional strategies used to revitalise businesses and their communities. Explore how you can benefit from being on the ‘edge of chaos’. It is where conditions and circumstances overlap and enable the creation of unique products or services. Sometimes, you just know, and…

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Changing creates excitement, if you let it.

Don’t like change – stiff, COVID-19 will see you changing. As more and more towns, cities, states, and countries recommend and enact restrictions on social contact and travel, nearly every aspect of normal healthy life has been upended. No matter which way you look at COVID-19 and its impact, you will be forced to change.…

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University education needs an urgent upgrade.

Truths are emerging about university education and degrees. After a university education, many graduates still don’t know who they want to be when they grow up, just as the future will be full of derelict academics. The COVID-19 has exposed the university system and its management; it isn’t what it used to be. Graduates are…

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Import replacement is not always hard.

Make ‘Community Import Replacement’ a reality. COVID-19 crisis can reverse the fortunes of many of our regional, rural and remote communities, through a ‘community import replacement’ program. Today you may be working from home, changing your business plans, or trying to create a sense of normality as the world navigates this strange and disruptive time.…

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