Future

Trickle-down economics and drought

Trickle-down economics and non-profits are poor substitutes for entrepreneurial action.

Livestock feed farmers, farmers feed businesses, they feed employees who feed citizens. Why are governments so obsessed with non-profits, when those who generate jobs and ideas for their communities but are disqualified from funding grants because of inappropriate policy settings? Is making a profit still a dirty word? Why should businesses spend their earnings helping…

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Future-proofing towns in regional areas.

Future-proofing towns must never be ignored.

Future-proofing towns move farmers and communities away from the breaking points. Much has been said about droughts and flooding rains since Dorothea Mackellar wrote her famous poem. Unfortunately, in recent years little has been put in place towards future-proofing or drought-proofing our regional, rural and remote areas. There is never enough action to match the…

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Drought struggles are commonplace in our regional towns and villages.

Drought struggles impact community members and eventually big cities

Drought struggles hit the farmers first, business second, the town’s residents next and then the cities. Australia is vulnerable and has brought sharply into focus in recent drought struggles, and the flooding rains in far north Queensland. Droughts, flooding rains and fire are, and always will be, part of the Australian environment, and it is…

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Business Models become old and tired?

Old business models need upgrading.

Business Models fundamentals When Business Models, like old machinery, cease to work well, don’t just forget them, do something about it. Business Models are not about magic or luck. Even old models can be made more useful. It takes an exceptional business model to work forever. If it’s broken and not working well all day…

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Reality dictates future actions and outcomes

Reality dictates your future actions.

The basics of any venture are important The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. If you wait until you’re ready, you’ll be waiting for the rest of your life. Work with people you like, who treat you well and forget the ones who don’t. Stay focused on the solutions, not the…

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Building reality futures

Building reality into your decision-making.

Will your toolkit take you to the future Be sure you are not running away from your problems because it is a race you’ll never win. While it’s never too late to start over, be sure you are doing it for the right reasons. Once start moving from your current reality and commit to building…

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Regional hotspot for small business

Regional hotspot for creativity and innovation

Regional areas can enhance your lifestyle and business With all the evolving technologies and globalisation, our regions have become the ideal place to start and run a business, non-profit organisation or advisory practice. Regional areas are a hotspot for improving lifestyles and business operations Businesses with technology competencies are more confidently relocating to our regional,…

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Micro-businesses growing communities future

Small, medium and Micro-businesses make up 97% of all buisnesses.

What are micro-businesses? The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) classifies a micro-businesses as a sub-set of the micro-businesses category with 0–4 employees. Small businesses have 5-19 employees. There are well over 3 million businesses of all sizes trading in Australia. Of these, 97% are small businesses, and within this category, 85% are micro-businesses. There are…

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Competence improves marketing capacity

Improve your competence in digital marketing

Competence enhances your digital marketing while reducing fear Your distinctive competencies are a combination of knowledge, experience, reputation and achievement. It is focusing on these competencies which increase your capacity to make things happen. Identify a need for a product or service in an industry where you have distinctive competence. You can substantially increase your…

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Confusion, or is it just me?

Is it bureaucracy causing you confusion

Are we losing sight of what is really important? No wonder our children are confused, or is it just me? Think for a minute how we would be placed today if all the time money and energy had been better directed. For one in the last seven or eight years, we could have been a…

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