fbpx

Why PowerPoint is the Holy Grail in Consulting

By Sejal Jamnadas To a casual observer, it might seem consultants spend an excessive time on PowerPoint; re-sizing and aligning boxes, re-arranging slides and re-editing tag lines. We’re known for creating ‘pretty presentations’. Not only that, most people are terrible at it. ‘Death by PowerPoint’ is all too real and common — painful to read, even worse

Women & Investing: 4 Things I Would Tell My 24-Year-Old Self

By Jade Ong How do we get more women investing? The economic reality women tend to face is full of gaps – super, wages, investing – and part of closing them involves gaining the knowledge and tools necessary for tackling the inequality. It’s why we’re developing a series aimed at inspiring women to invest in

The 5 Awkward Phases of Design Thinking Facilitation

By Sejal Jamnadas An attempt to use design thinking could be likened to experiencing the peak of your professional imposter syndrome. I mean surely, somebody will eventually figure out that you have no idea what the final outcome will be of the session. All you have is some butchers’ paper, post-it notes, the people sitting

By |2018-02-12T21:53:41+10:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog Posts, Career Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

PR for Start Ups

By Lani Pauli PR seems to be the golden child of a new business marketing arsenal. Send product to waiting journalist, get published, and watch the sales roll in, right? Sure, if you have a sizeable advertising budget to pair with that press release, but public relations in real life is a much longer game,

By |2018-02-10T15:25:43+10:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: Marketing, Recommended|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Brisbane’s Own AI Expert: Natalie Rens

By Jeannine Meyer If you are currently active in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) or have a hankering to explore and understand the depths of machine learning, then you have most probably heard of recent PhD graduate and co-founder of Brisbane’s own AI meetup, Natalie Rens. What is even more intriguing is how this

Holly’s Incredible Voyage into the Digital World

By Jeannine Meyer As Holly Tattersall straps on her hiking boots ready to traverse the palm-fringed beaches of Mexico all the way down to the archaeological wonders of Peru, little does she know that this adventure will be the springboard into her entrepreneurial life. Devoted to the industry, Holly is a renowned leader in the

De-mystifying Tech: 4 Key Tech Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

By Sejal Jamnadas A new year calls for a fresh new outlook on the tech landscape ahead of us. 2017 was the year of de-mystifying buzz words of tech — blockchain, augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, bots and IoT. Of course, these technologies are no longer a “trend” or an idealistic future state. Professionals across all

The Magic of Bringing Communities of People Together

By Joan Labador Most people would believe that the most rewarding aspect of being a part of an innovative tech start-up is the ability to be cutting edge or the reputation for ingenuity and creativity. While both make working for a company like Houseandland.com.au a challenging and rewarding adventure, they aren’t the only benefits. Personally,

Taking Tech Across the Divide

Technology is a universal language, however no matter where you go, technological developments are always different in structure and process. They live in a complex and unique environment and I count myself very lucky to have found such a binding interest in this environment at such a young age. My name is Joan Labador, I

What Amazon’s Arrival Means for Australians

Amazon is setting up shop in Australia, isn’t that great for consumers? It’s happening. Amazon has officially confirmed it is setting up an online shop in Australia. This is great news for many Aussies who right now can only buy through offshore Amazon online stores (e.g. in the U.S.) with much higher delivery fees and

Go to Top