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Earlier this week, the talents down at Filter Squad put up their latest creation – FlipCase – on the App Store. A free app, it uses the plastic case of the new iPhone 5C to create a Connect4 game – watch the 1 minute video above to see what I mean. 350,000 Youtube video views...
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Last weekend I was privileged to be a judge at Perth’s StartUp Weekend – a 54-hour frenzy of creativity and business building, all taking place down at Spacecubed in the city. The video above is a 4 min overview of the weekend, and shows the top 3 teams and interviews with the winners, Bikebus. All...
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I was hooked on Kevin Spacey’s performance in this year’s House of Cards, an American update of the 1990s British political drama (starring an equally brilliant Ian Richardson). The line ” You may say that, I couldn’t possibly comment” became a catch phrase I looked to use when I was agreeing with something I should...
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Tweet Three years ago I wrote one of my first ever posts, ” Trend for 2010: it’s mobile stoopid!” Later that year the iPad was launched and the trend to mobile stepped up another level. Consider these stats: * Australia – 14th in list of countries in the number of smartphone subscribers (16m) = 50%...
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[ted id=28] Almost unbelievable that this classic TED talk from Seth Godin is 10 years old, but still spine tinglingly good. 17 mins of your time spent well. You have an idea, a new product, a new way of doing things… how do you get lift off? Simple, says Godin – make it remarkable –...
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A full version of this post originally appeared in Property Portal Watch … PPT: How long have you been with REIWA? CG: Three years. It’s flown by. Part of me says “hey your job is not over yet!” but then again I suppose I leave something on the table for the next person. PPT: What...
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In 2006, my business school alumni held their annual dinner with then NAB CEO Ahmed Fahour as guest speaker. Not yet in his 40s, the eldest son of Lebanese immigrants, Fahour delivered an inspirational call to action for MBA graduates: “the MBA gets you to the door, but it’s up to you to walk on...
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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BwzEAki4u8] I suppose I must have a 13 year itch. After 13 years in school teaching (3 jobs on 3 separate continents 1986-1999) I knew it was time for a change. Strangely, after a similar amount of time in online real estate (2 jobs, coFounder of aussiehome.com then reiwa.com Executive manager, 1999-2013) I also...
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I attended my first GeoRabble the other day, a kind of BarCamp for GIS geeks (mapping technology folk). I’ve always loved maps, from my early days at school poring over the intricate Ordnance Survey maps (“what’s the distance from the post office to the school house Gunningham?”). Set upstairs at the Leederville Hotel, attendees get...
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Just spent an amazing weekend down at SpaceCubed in the city with 100 start up crazies, various organisers, mentors, pitch coaches and sundry other folk. Even the Lord Mayor was there at the outset on Friday night wishing us well. Yes, StartUp Weekend Perth 2 has just concluded, 6 months after the first ever attempt...
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For the past two decades, I have driven digital transformation and led change at various innovative companies, obtaining strong results.

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