The secret meaning of Alice in Wonderland

There are (at least) three universal lessons in Alice in Wonderland Alice in Wonderland is a thinly-veiled argument for flat-earth theory. Yeah, nah, I don’t really think that. But I found myself in the middle of a dinner party the other night. We started talking about what Alice in Wonderland meant, and I had to […]

Sorry, Harry Triguboff. You’re Waaay Off!

Harry Triguboff knows property, but I’m not buying everything he’s saying. What does Harry Triguboff make of the current cycle? As Australia’s richest man, and with the largest property empire in the country, he’s a good man to ask. And that’s what Bloomberg did over the weekend: Harry Triguboff is remarkably calm about Australia’s worst […]

A saucy poem for your lover

Hollywood has led us up the path. Try loving your lover like this. Ah Valentines Day. You’re everything I love and hate about human nature. On one hand you are a celebration of love – a recognition that love is the most powerful force in the universe, the most invigorating drive in the human body. […]

If you don’t feel free – Do this!

Not all freedoms are the same. What are you really hungry for? I must have been privy to the dreams and aspirations of tens of thousands of people by now. It’s the first thing we ask when people come to us. “Well… what do you want to do? What do you want to achieve?” And […]

Broker Slaughter Will Make You A Better Investor

The Royal Commission has come down hard on mortgage brokers, but strangely enough, this is a free kick for investors. So Hayne delivered the findings of his Royal Commission last night, and with 76 recommendations, it really is a mixed bag. The good news is he’s not recommending that the government should do any more […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Why so many fail in February

February and January are worlds apart. Here’s how to navigate the change. So… February. How you doing? I’m still working through the Hayne RC report. Explosive stuff. I’ll give you the full wrap tomorrow… but for  now, a question Josh Frydenberg must be asking himself: “Why is February such a brutal month?” The year is […]

WARNING: Fail this, and everything fails

I was surprised to find this overlap between Zen and the New Age I’ve been thinking a bit lately about that saying “Excellence is an attitude.” It’s not something I’ve fully resonated with before – like it seemed a bit wishy-washy – like it came from that school of new age thinking where all you […]