Data Driven Decisions: How I use NSW Government Housing Data

There’s two truths as a consumer looking for real estate in Australia: With all of this it feels like there are hardly any tools to help make well thought through decisions. Until recently I did what everyone else was doing. I just thought I’d have to pay for help, or be at the whim ofContinue reading “Data Driven Decisions: How I use NSW Government Housing Data”

Increase Email Engagement Through Binary Choices

“Learning to choose is hard. Learning to choose well is harder. And learning to choose well in a world of unlimited possibilities is harder still, perhaps too hard.” Barry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less TLDR; I increased my unique click throughs by up to 60% (and 11% in long term) when IContinue reading “Increase Email Engagement Through Binary Choices”

Why New Things at Work Often Don’t Stick

“Giving them technology is like giving a machine gun to a baby” David H. Maister In a speech, “The Problem of Standards” Maister shows incisively how discipline & technology are not enough to ensure successful outcomes of strategy in a business. To get success it must be an unavoidable part of work – through accountability.Continue reading “Why New Things at Work Often Don’t Stick”

The Value of Community at Work

“There is no business excellence without community excellence.” (Tom Peters) Maybe it’s not visibly “productive” but it’s necessary work – spending time to catch up with colleagues. Thanks Brenda Van, Meiko Tajima, Lynda Leiva, Alexandra Jarratt for making a better work community.