Inspiration from Bluey and Bryan Brown

Inspiration comes from many different places – often unexpected – and it’s a good idea to get out and about. This week I got some great ideas and inspiration from an event with the producers of the amazing animation Bluey and from listening to Aussie actor Bryan Brown on how he got started.

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Colin Graham
Developing skills for today's world

What skills do we need for today and the future? Necessity, aspirations, talent and technology are creating a wide range of career opportunities - more of us will be free agents or independent workers, work in small businesses or run our own business than will be employees in large companies. This blog highlights the skills we will need to navigate and succeed in the future.

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Colin Graham
Be the best version of your city, not the ‘Next Silicon Valley’

Instead of trying to emulate Silicon Valley, more useful questions include how can we be the best or next version of our own city? How we can be a relevant, dynamic, connected, 21st century economy?Cities and region sneed to control their own destiny, build upon their strengths and advantages of your city and support ambitious people and businesses of all ages and stages.

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Colin Graham
Do you really want to be The ‘Next Silicon Valley'?

Almost every week I hear about a city or region across the world that wants to be the ‘Next Silicon Valley.’ Lots of people head to Silicon Valley to see what they can learn and find opportunities. That’s all good, but Silicon Valley is not the only - or even the best - place to visit or learn from if you are trying to build a better future for your city or region.

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Colin Graham
Innovation Master Classes planned for Noosa and Gympie

The Innovation Master Class is a business development program aimed at owner managers of small and mid sized businesses (SMEs) with ambitions to grow and achieve their potential. We are planning to run the next two programs in Noosa - for businesses from both Noosa and Sunshine Coast Council areas - and in Gympie.

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Colin Graham
Future proof your business through innovation

Every business is impacted by change and new technologies. The article highlights four key drivers of change and how a focus on innovation can help businesses – including accounting and other professional service firms - to survive and thrive in today’s economy.

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Colin Graham