Newsletters


Newsletter – February 2015

Hello Everyone, As we race into 2015 we find turmoil and volatility abound in our economy, society and our environments. How do we make sense of all this? The mood of the community and in business is that the way we do business is changing. Personal and business bankruptcies are on the rise as the way business is done transitions into the foretold New Economy. Apple has just become the largest US tech company with a market capitalisation of over 700 billion USD. At the same time their old foe Samsung has had a major reversal in fortunes in 2014. Read More…

Newsletter – September 2014

The Worm in the Apple – Does Apple Deserve to be Considered a Conscious Business ? Apple Inc just completed a major public launch in September 2014 of its latest products and innovations. The launch was much anticipated as Apple has been slipping in recent years when measured against market share in key markets for its signature smartphone and tablet products. Samsung and the new wave of Asian manufacturers such as Xiamoi, LG, Motorola, and others have driven innovation and feature rich devices to price points that Apple has been unwilling or unable to match. Instead Apple has sought to Read More…

Newsletter – June 2014

Is Your Website or Social Media Presence Merely a Narcissistic Selfie – Part 2 In our last article we introduced the idea that many websites and social media channels miss their target audiences and fail to make the needs of the audience the primary target of the content . Research shows that consumers complain that content that misses the mark is often perceived to be: Is either egocentric or essentially narcissistic in self promotion. Interrupt the audience with content that is either misleading or of no interest to the audience. Offends the values and feelings of consumers. Attempt to manipulate Read More…

Newsletter – May 2014

They Seek Him Here They Seek Him There!! Hi everyone!! I have fielded a few calls of late enquiring why I have not been seen around the traps, being absent from classic business networking events and waterholes, and generally lying low. Well I have been up and about but I have been beavering away on several start-up ideas and companies which take up my time and attention. The fruits of collaboration are about to ripen and I should be in a position to announce the start-up in June of a new innovative company deploying a disruptive business model in its Read More…

Newsletter – March 2014

Conscious Business Community Platform Launch Next Thursday on March 13th we will launch a New Economy oriented, and digital e-commerce based, platform for discussions and trading. In 2014 we will start to apply our Conscious Business and New Economy thinking to new collaborations and business startups we are incubating right now. We will reveal and show the lessons learnt and the dynamics highlighted as we move forward.  Look out for us then to know more!! Dead Brands Walking – The Imperative for Change or Decline in Business Mohandas Gandhi once wrote that “you must be the change you wish to Read More…

Newsletter – November 2013

The Profit and the Loss – The Abandonment of the Social Contract by Banks In recent press we have all read about the ANZ Bank making a record 6.5 billion profit, Westpac 7.1 billion, and Commonwealth a nice $7.7 billion, whilst at the same time we also read of a record number of businesses going to the wall due to various reasons. One key factor that is driving businesses to the wall is the thinning cash flow positions and the lack of a financial line of credit to assist them through lean economic times. The two statistics seem unrelated at Read More…

Newsletter – August 2013

In September we are running the following events – (click on the green wording for more detailed information on related website pages.) Building Blocks to Customer Service Wednesday September 18 Getting Online to the World of Digital Business Thursday September 19 Check out our 2013 Events Calendar for a list of upcoming events.  Please feel free to contact us if you require more details or book into any events. Breakfast Seminar on Social Responsibility Conscious Business Australia (CBAU) is a Board member of the W.A. Conscious Business Association. We are participating in a quarterly breakfast next Wednesday September 11 at Willow Read More…

Newsletter – July 2013

INSIGHT – The Newsletter of Conscious Business Australia (CBAU) “INSIGHT” is the newsletter version of our writings on Conscious Business theory, news, research and practice. Our aim is to raise the consciousness of the general and business sector with this newsletter and make our contribution of ushering in The New Economy which is founded on a deep set of values in practice, on sustainability and community contribution for core reasons of businesses existing in their community. Join Us on Facebook We invite you to become a fan of our Conscious Business Australia Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/CBAustralia Every week, we do a Read More…

Newsletter – May 2013

INSIGHT – The Newsletter of Conscious Business Australia (CBAU) Welcome to this April edition of “INSIGHT” which is the newsletter version of our writings on Conscious Business theory, news, research and practice. Our aim is to raise the consciousness of the general and business sector with this newsletter and make our contribution of ushering in The New Economy which is founded on a deep set of values in practice, on sustainability and community contribution for core reasons of businesses existing in their community. Building Blocks to Customer Service – Bali Edition – June 9 CBAU in conjunction with Live PM will Read More…

Newsletter – April 2013

INSIGHT – The Newsletter of Conscious Business Australia (CBAU) Welcome to this April edition of “INSIGHT” which is the newsletter version of our writings on Conscious Business theory, news, research and practice. Our aim is to raise the consciousness of the general and business sector with this newsletter and make our contribution of ushering in The New Economy which is founded on a deep set of values in practice, on sustainability and community contribution for core reasons of businesses existing in their community. Building Blocks to Customer Service CBAU in conjunction with Live PM will be running one of our key Read More…