The Value is Within

The Value is Within

I reckon Shaftesbury Avenue was one of Australia’s greatest weight-for-age horses. Although dominated in handicapped races of the early 1990s by another great horse, Super Impose, I have always believed Shaftesbury was a better horse. I’m biased. My...
The Value is in the Detail

The Value is in the Detail

I used to coach a guy I call Adviser Tony. Nice guy, experienced, founder of a successful advisory firm and well-respected in the advice industry. Tony once told me that when his clients ever squabbled about how they wanted to spend their retirement monies, he...
What Makes an Ideal Advice Client – Part 3 – Complexities

What Makes an Ideal Advice Client – Part 3 – Complexities

I love Netflix. I understand why their shows have earned more Oscar nominations in recent times than all other studios combined. Considering how they have grown from just another DVD rental service to become the world’s largest creator and streamer of quality...
What Makes an Ideal Advice Client – Part 2 – Hard Advice!

What Makes an Ideal Advice Client – Part 2 – Hard Advice!

One thing seems clear about the upcoming Australian election. Neither major party has the integrity to prepare us for the inevitable tax increases and spending cuts ahead. Our immature political cycle couldn’t handle it. Australia’s net debt has risen from...
I can’t charge that!

I can’t charge that!

I’m an Elton John fan. Have been since about 1972 when he released Crocodile Rock. In early 2020, Anna and I saw him live in Coffs Harbour. I had bought front row seats for her birthday – Ok, really for me, as she isn’t as big a fan. While the seats...
Screening Prospects…

Screening Prospects…

Sometimes the most powerful approach to growth is “Next!” John Bowen – CEO – CEG Worldwide I first saw John Bowen present in Santa Monica in early 2002. Despite everyone’s development nerves, we were still tight in the aftermath of the...
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