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Planet Earth

How Mobile Changes the World

More people on the planet have mobile phones than adequate sanitation. Whilst sanitation is important, the mobile computer potentially can deliver greater good. Here’s how this could work… 1 Mobile Networks No other core infrastructure has ever been so rapidly deployable: one cell tower versus networks of roads, railways, health care, schools, electricity and water. […]

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Le Tour De France - Innovation and Sport

Innovation and Sport

I’m a big sports fan. I’ll watch almost any high-level sporting event. I love the football (AFL), enjoy the cricket and right now am giving up my sleep to watch Le Tour De France. Competition Drives Improvement One of the things I love about sport is that it is a hotbed for strategy and innovation. […]

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Mobile Computing

The Rise of Mobile Computing

Mobile computing? It doesn’t seem that different to what we’ve had for a while. So what’s new now? And, why is this such a significant trend? If you want to ride the wave, you first need to understand it. Here we define mobile computer, why it’s special and a new wave of opportunity. More Than […]

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Promotion Goals, Prevention Goals

Promotion Goals, Prevention Goals

We are constantly living a life of balance to achieve the things we want and to avoid the things we don’t want. Sometimes this is determined by a preference for optimism or pessimism and at other times the situation in front of us dictates our choice. Here we look at the balance of promotion and […]

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Good and Better Goal Design

Good and Better Goal Design

Ever wonder why pursuing some goals is more fun than others? There’s a reason for this. If you’ve framed your goal as an opportunity to improve your skills or relationships you’ll perform better and achieve more. Being Good A ‘Being Good’ goal focuses on you showcasing what you can do. You see the goal as […]

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Goal Achievement - What and Why

Two Keys to Goal Achievement

The key to goal achievement is to select the right frame for your goal. And, our different personal preferences mean the same goal should be framed differently. Here we look at your ‘Big Picture’ and ‘Nitty Gritty Detail’ preferences. The ‘Why’ of Goal Achievement A ‘Why’ framed goal focuses on the reason behind what we’re […]

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Marginal Thinking

The Danger of Marginal Thinking

Each day we make a lot of small decisions that don’t mean a lot. However, when we string them together as a consistent habit they can make the Difference between happiness and Despair. Here we look at how to make smart decisions. The Cost of Investment Every time an investment decision is made, there are […]

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The Right People

Choose the Right People

When selecting your next employee, how do you know who is the best person for the job? We look at two approaches for selecting the right people to help grow your business. Skills Versus Experience A familiar false belief presumes there is a definitive way to identify the difference between good people and great people. […]

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