Education Key to Unlocking the Fourth Industrial Revolution

This article was originally published in the Gold Coast Bulletin on May 13th 2018, and was written as part of my contribution to the City of Gold Coast’s “Gold Coast Way Ahead”...

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Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Incumbent professional services firms are facing enormous competitive pressures from disruptive entrants, losing market share to innovative services in market niches with cost and other specialised...

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Employees Drive Business Location Decisions

On Friday The Australian newspaper published a series of articles in The Deal examining the commercial appeal of the Gold Coast. The managing editor, Helen Trinca, asked me to comment on what...

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It Takes a Community to Raise a Startup

  As we prepare to raise a child for the first time we naturally engage with our village to support us on this unknown journey: we sign up for antenatal classes; fathers ‘wet the baby’s...

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Focus on the T in Tax

Deloitte’s (2012) white paper Digital disruption – Short fuse, big bang? placed the professional services industry squarely in the short fuse, big bang category, indicating an imminent and...

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