AIEA comes to the Sunshine Coast next week
Peter Diezmann FAIEA will bring the first of the monthly networking meeting to the Kawana Surf Club on July 23rd. He will be joined by Mal Walker, the AIEA Founder and Chairman, and they will discuss how AIEA works. If you reside in the paradise called the Sunshine Coast and want to know how AIEA can help you in your post-employee reality, come along. You are sure to meet some interesting people. Read more...
Join us on Tuesday 6th August at the Brisbane Networking when John Hale FAIEA will present ‘Creating an Executive Mindset’
Want to future-proof your business? Need help creating a strategic mindset? John has twenty years of strategy consulting experience. He will break down the anatomy of a strategic mindset and show you how to build perspectives of the future. He will leave you with the ability to navigate effectively in the era of disruption and align your intended, perceived and unfair advantages. Read note…
Top 10 Most Useful Websites You Need to Know
With more than a billion websites to choose from, only a small fraction of them are truly useful. Over the years, TechGumbo has analysed hundreds of sites, some of which were more helpful than others. To determine the best of all those websites we’ve narrowed down the list and will now show you 10 websites we think are the most useful in 2019. View now…
Wind and solar cut rather than boost Australia’s wholesale electricity prices
Wholesale prices in the National Electricity Market have climbed significantly in recent years. The increase has coincided with a rapid increase in the proportion of electricity supplied by wind and solar generators. But that needn’t mean the increase in wind and solar generation caused the increase in prices. It might have been caused by other things. Read more…
What Does a Typical Interim Manager Look Like?
What a question! As the Chairman of AIEA, I know hundreds of Interim Executives but the question threw me. How would you answer if you were asked “Who was a typical student in your graduating class?” or “What is your typical family member like?” It made me start thinking about the individual members of the group in question (AIEA) and realise how diverse a group it is. Read more…
Why Big Data Keeps Getting Bigger
The sun never sets on the creation of new data. Yes, the rate of generation may slow down at night as people send fewer emails and watch fewer videos. But for every person hitting the hay, there is another person on the opposite side of the world that is turning their smartphone on for the day. As a result, the scale of data being generated—even when we look at it through a limited lens of one minute at a time—is quite mind-boggling to behold. Read more…
Visualizing the Wealth of Nations – you may be surprised where Australia stands
Just as there exists a longstanding inequality in the distribution of household wealth, so exists a considerable differential in the amount of wealth held by countries on the international stage. Simply put, some nations are “haves”, while many others are “have-nots”. Read more…
One-liners from the Internet
- The last time someone listened to a Bush, a bunch of people wandered in the desert for 40 years!
- Possums – nature’s speed bumps.
- It’s bad luck to be superstitious.
- There are two kinds of people who don’t say much: those who are quiet and those who talk a lot.
- The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is because they have a common “enemy”.
- Friends are like condoms: They protect you when things get hard.
- With a calendar, your days are numbered.
- If it’s true that we are here to help others, then what exactly are the others here for?
- The sex was so good that even the neighbors had a cigarette.
- It’s not the bullet that kills you, it’s the hole.