Education Revolution Needed now…….Apply Here

england_history_school_1802We live in a world of increasing disruptive innovation so it wasn’t surprising that some years ago the Australian Govt decided that the Education System was in need of an overhaul if Australia was to be the Clever country of the future. But then they appointed a well respected Commercial Lawyer – David Gonski – to head the review.  Not surprisingly they got a financial solution to a massive structural problem.

More money for facilities, for teachers, smaller class sizes etc.

But they missed the point the world has changed since our current post Industrial Revolution – Education for all system was invented…..   So we are still teaching kids to remember stuff they can Google if they ever need to know it.

No hint of Disprutive Innovation just spending ore money on the same system and expecting better results. But can we ever expect real innovation if we rely on the Government, Bureaucrats or Academics.  Real Innovation comes from those who are not satisfied with way it is and see a better way. Continue reading Education Revolution Needed now…….Apply Here

Commonsense is becoming very uncommon

Source: http://cdn.parenting.kidspot.com.au
Source: http://cdn.parenting.kidspot.com.au

I never cease to be amazed at peoples views of what is fair and what’s not. Specifically when it comes to sales and marketing – loyalty schemes, special offers etc they are blissfully unaware of the motives of the marketer and think it’s all about them.

As Marketing guru Seth Godin says “We in general are increasingly naive and gullible when it comes to the hope of getting something for nothing.” Continue reading Commonsense is becoming very uncommon