Few economists have both the global and local experience of Stephen Koukoulas. He is an economic thought leader in his role with his business, Market Economics. Stephen is often driving the debate on housing, consumer spending, investment strategies, interest rates and budget policy. This month we got his thoughts on economic sustainability.
The pandemic forced everyone to rethink their priorities and work-life balance. They’re exploring their options and resigning if their current job doesn’t offer what they’re looking for. This is only a crisis for leaders who misread or mismanage the moment. For everyone else, it’s an opportunity.
Keith Ferrazzi spoke with Marketplace’s David Brancaccio about strategies for both employers and employees seeking to get the most out of the current labor market. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.
Housing is a dominant issue for the Australian economy, and a dominant issue for most of us individuals - we love talking about house prices. Economist Stephen Koukoulas certainly knows about the housing cycle and provides insights on its impact on the Australian economy, your business, and your investments
As a thought leader, Pauline’s unique life experiences have given her a distinctive insight into the minds of individuals and businesses alike, allowing her to pass on the invaluable skills of self-mastery, courage, resilience and grit. As Pauline says, ‘If we can learn the tools of self-mastery, we can better practice the art of influence over others.” When Pauline talks of commitment driving outcomes, people listen.
In the post COVID times there are going to be many difficult conversations to be had. Are you ready to deal with the tough questions? Can you help people to be part of their own solution rather than part of the problem? Are you ready to build trust and help people who are in confronting situations? Lisa McInnes-Smith teaches leaders to Relate, Connect and Flourish.
Giving a voice to some of the most infamous and complex figures of our time, John Bell offers glimpses of insight into some of the most fascinating minds in history. So what can we learn from these fallible yet formidable characters? John Bell believes that theatre allows audiences to see themselves reflected and transformed through the prism of the lives and experiences of these world figures, and provides many examples of outstanding courage and leadership.
Recent events have shown us that we know we can not often control what happens to us. As a world class musician sharing the stage with some of the biggest performers in the world, Mark Schulman knows a lot about building courage. He knows that it comes down to how we manage change. There are two ways of managing change: we either embrace it or resist it.
Yossi Ghinsberg takes audiences on an emotional experience of inner strength, courage and self-discovery. He knows first-hand that fear and courage are the two sides of the same coin. There is no courage unless you meet your fear first. So to be courageous is to be afraid, and overcome that fear.
Yossi translates his own lessons of survival into principal and effective strategies for business excellence - and encourages audiences to "Be the hero of your story".
Christian 'Boo' Boucousis is a force of nature who can start or close any event and engage an audience like none other, he is a genuinely inspirational keynote speaker. His Deep Performance keynote unpacks courage and the role it plays in creating trust as a team, and what we can do to develop the courage to commit to our convictions, to connect to our purpose and do purposeful things each and every day.
Stephen Koukoulas dives into the heart of policy reforms and their application in closing pay gaps between men and women. He explores key economic issues such as superannuation, childcare, education and training.
There is a need for economic policies that increase pay rates and balance pay rates for roles filed by both men and women. Stephen Koukoulas also calls for the increase in superannuation, and the provision of childcare support.
Dr Catriona Wallace explores the intersection between artificial intelligence and minority groups, including women. She recognizes the need for women to break into traditionally male-dominated spaces such as artificial intelligence, and the AI economic growth in the tech world.
She discusses how the inclusion of women and minorities can reduce biases in data sets, and recalibrate the scales of industry.
Pauline Nguyen critically addresses separatism. Pauline believes that we cannot fight separatism with separatism. The future does not resemble the past, and for Pauline, it’s critical for individuals to avoid confinement to the past. She calls for organizations and individuals to embrace oneness to fight bias, and offers solutions for a wholesome future.
Lisa McInnes-Smith explores bias in the community and proposes that we explore the biases we speak in everyday language and the stereotypes we attach to gender. Her conversation challenges us to transform our thinking by identifying where the problems are. Lisa's specialty is to demonstrate with reason, humour, and real-life examples how to make people feel included and break the biases around you.
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Bruce is a sought-after speaker on the subjects of branding, creativity, innovation, and leadership. An accomplished passionate presenter, he gladly shares easy-to-follow, proven steps for building brand value with his audiences.
Bruce has an overarching theme for his virtual and stage keynote talks: "it's all about them." Bruce instructs your audience members to focus on their customers, not their products or services, helping them to open their minds and discover their creativity. Drawing from his 30-plus years of ad agency experience, Bruce helps your virtual and live audiences to understand how to make their brands attractive to their customers, as well as how innovation can differentiate them from their competitors.
An unstoppable force in the Australian advertising landscape. Adam Ferrier hands delegates the keys to skyrocketed motivation.
What kind of product stories can you tell and how can you create an entire holistic brand experience from that? Adam brings his experience working with many of Australia's and the world's top brands to introduce unconventional award-winning, and effective ideas - all created by combining his passion for creativity and expertise within behavioural science.
As a thought leader, Pauline Nguyen's unique life experiences have given her a distinctive insight into the plight of the Australian farmer. Pauline has studied the challenges of individuals and businesses alike, allowing her to pass on the invaluable skills of self-mastery, courage, resilience and grit.
The truth is that tougher times are coming. The key to survival is to learn how to thrive and prosper. Learn how to remain fearless, stress-free and unshakeable in business and in life. When Pauline talks of commitment driving outcomes, people listen.
When we innovate many of us do little more than pave the cattle track. But what does this metaphor mean? Michael Mcqueen explores the notion of innovation through re-invention and finds that paving the cattle track may well work in the short-term but it may cause more problems than it solves.
Few economists have both the global and local experience of Stephen Koukoulas. He is an economic thought leader in his role with his business, Market Economics - and in this video he notes that the farm sector has been one of the hidden stars of the economic recovery from the 2020 COVID recession. It's a good news story.