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Life will never be the same

Life will never be the same These are interesting times to say the least. The consequences from the new rules for any Australian business are ...
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The Conundrum of Sunken Cost

The Conundrum of Sunken Cost Over the years I spoke to many business owners and decision makers in Europe and Australia. And ever so often the ...
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Knowledge versus Expertise

Knowledge versus Expertise There is a huge misconception about knowledge these days. People think their knowledge is the most important skill-set to get a job ...
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What is an error in your data-model costing you?

What is an error in your data-model costing you? So you just found an error in one of your data models. Let’s say the sum-function ...
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20:20 vision for 2020

20:20 vision for 2020 Just last week I went to the optometrist to check my eyesight. As it turned out I still have 20:20 vision ...
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The cost of doing nothing!

The cost of doing nothing! I have to admit this blog will read more like an infomercial. I do apologise in advance. Just last month ...
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How do you protect your Excel file?

How do you protect your Excel file? Every now and then my clients ask me, “Jürgen, what is the most effective way to protect your ...
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Start with the end in mind!

Start with the end in mind! Recently a good friend of mine asked me what I would see as the most influential personal development book I’ve ...
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Large or Small?!

Large or Small?! A while ago I came up with the idea to calculate the number of days (and nights) my wife and I are ...
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Life will never be the same

Life will never be the same These are interesting times to say the least.The consequences from the new rules for any Australian business are massive:The ...
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Happy New Year and Welcome to 2019!

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2019! We are at the beginning of an remarkable year! Now is the time to look into productivity and ...
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Financial Modelling Meetup in Sydney…

Financial Modelling Meetup in Sydney... Hi there! hope you are well. I just wanted to give you a heads up about a great event coming ...
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