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Spending in different places

Australians are buying more new cars than ever before….that’s good but wages have not gone up and savings are disappearing. If you don’t think this is important, just remember that Ford was number 4 in 2016. Bloomberg Aussies buying Cars

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

This article gives you 12 measures to self assess your capabilities as leader…with or without the title. I have worked with many people who I would call key influencers on projects who made them successful and they did not carry the title of project manager, director or vice president. They would likely score highly on all …

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Lithium and economics 101

Lithium is the key ingredient to batteries today. Its extraction, refinement, and entry into the supply chain is wonderful example of economics 101 with three countries holding half the world’s deposits. This is a fascinating story on multiple levels. http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21723451-three-south-american-countries-have-much-worlds-lithium-they-take-very-different