Thought Starters

Our thought starters articles present various perspectives on financial topics with insight into future trends and practices

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Insurance advice for the newly divorced

One small step for FASEA, one giant leap for professionalism

Bryan Ashenden discusses the lingering uncertainty under the incoming higher educational and professional standards and what this means for existing advisers.

Social media: are you doing it right?

Outgrowing your practice

Financial adviser and practice principal Anne Graham tells us her insights on how and why she made the big decision to separate from her accounting practice and go out on her own.

6 handy tips for anyone greeting clients

It might be the advisers name on the door and the main reason the clients are here but there is more to a well-run business than the advisers.

The secret of generating your (next) big idea

Struggling to find your big idea? It’s probably hiding in a whole stack of bad ones, says Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph.

Navigating the tips and traps

The coming changes to super from last year’s Budget are an opportunity for some clients and a risk to others, BT’s Bryan Ashenden shares his tips and traps from super changes.

4 Technology platforms forcing change to their industry

Businesses that fail to innovate are at risk of being usurped by smaller, more agile players. Here are four examples of little companies that have proven the theory.

Five things Netflix can teach us about innovation

Netflix co-founder, Marc Randolph reveals the secrets to success, and demonstrates fundamental learnings that can be applied to any sector.

What does it mean to fail fast and why you should do it often

Fail fast and fail often is a mantra oft-repeated in the world of Silicon Valley tech start-ups. And it’s one Marc Randolph firmly believes in, having applied it to the development of his best-ever idea, Netflix.

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