CEO Messages

 
15th August, 2016 · CEO Message CEO Message No.9
“In the end, rational policy is always good.” Paul Keating – former Australian Prime Minister and Treasurer. As simple as that sounds, it takes absolute clarity of thought, purposeful resolve and powerful convincing arguments to...
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3rd August, 2016 · CEO Message CEO Message No.8
“Never waste a perfectly good crisis…” is a wise saying, variously attributed to many different sources over the years. No matter who said it first, it holds true in all circumstances. The AADA and franchised...
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22nd July, 2016 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 7
The French have a saying – “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” which is generally translated into English as “…the more things change, the more they stay the same…” I was forced to...
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14th July, 2016 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 6
The father of 20th century economics, John Maynard Keynes, when accused of altering his position on a particular issue was often quoted as saying… “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you...
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6th July, 2016 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 5
As I reflected on the events of last Saturday I could not but be drawn to this famous remark by Sir Winston Churchill… “Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of...
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30th June, 2016 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 4
As the voters head to the polls on Saturday one thing is certain: no matter who wins this election the challenges to our businesses will not abate. That said, the pundits think we will see...
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