My Musings

December 29, 2015

200 words on what Timbaland can teach us about being a trusted advisor

I recently finished a really enjoyable book called The Trusted Advisor. It’s all about how to be a better consultant. One…

December 29, 2014

5 thing I learnt in 2014

Here’s a slightly self-indulgent reflection of some the important things I learnt in 2014. Don’t worry it’s not all about shares!!…

September 27, 2014

Sharesight – Making tax time easy

If you are anything like me you are probably still waiting to do your CGT calculations for tax time. I use…

May 27, 2012

Picking up by the roadside (or, even more Melbourne food trucks)

So you’ve had a crack at the deliciousness of Part 1 of my Food Truck Odyssey and you’re still hungry?! Some…

March 7, 2012

…so I started a Bitcoin hedge fund

Over the past couple of months I’ve been toying with a new approach to currency, called Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a…

January 30, 2012

Hot Wheels: A growing list of Melbourne Food Trucks

Melbourne is going through a bit of a love affair with dining al-van-o. Following an explosion in the concept that began making waves…

June 7, 2011

AMPlify: Lending and the Social Graph

Earlier today AMPlify (a thought-leadership conference currently underway in Sydney) hosted Venessa Miemis to discuss the future of money and…

November 23, 2010

REVEALED: Australia’s Sexiest Bank HQ’s

Australian’s have been bombarded with recent tales of multi-billion dollar profits out of out biggest banks, but it’s not all one side. Those banks have big expenses too. Like some of the most impressive office space in Australia! Lets have a look at some of the pre & post GFC extravagance your 6.45% standard variable rates are supporting.

October 6, 2010

Social Media Club Melbourne – October 2010

Telstra and Sensis are excellent examples of old world organisations being pulled kicking and screaming into the new age, both now exploring the peril and opportunities of engaging with your customers in the social space.