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Mannerisms · 9M ago

How to lose community support for universities (in one easy lesson)

Ron’s latest Mannerism tackles the thorny issue of compulsory student unionism and why Australia needs, more than ever, the next generation of leaders to be aware of liberty and the rights o...
Mannerisms · 10M ago

Superannuation – for better or worse?

So we have come to the end of the annual round of changes to our Super Fund, which in Australia, started off as a world model for the superannuation system. Instead we have had this annual t...
Mannerisms · 11M ago

Character Beats Strategy (Every Time)

Character Beats Strategy (Every Time)   Here we go again, A strategy for this, a strategy for that.   Most of our ‘thought leaders’, spend their time, talking through their hat.   ...
Mannerisms · 1Y ago

Mannkal’s Library - A Special Offer

Mannerism – Nov. 2016 Anyone visiting for a personal tour of Mannkal’s 2000 book library, will be presented with a free USB stick containing insights to these books, their contents and for ...
Mannerisms · 1Y ago

An offer you can refuse! [Say no to the Mafia-style remedy in the Uber vs Taxi dispute]

An offer you can refuse! [Say no to the Mafia-style remedy in the Uber vs Taxi dispute] Let’s look at the latest attempt to ‘milk the public’ in the emerging open competition between ride ...
Mannerisms · 1Y ago

Role Model Reversal?

Role model reversal? Under developed versus developed countries. (The real generational gap in Australia) Matthew Lynn, of the Daily Telegraph (24/5/16) recently set out to investigate why...
Mannerisms · 1Y ago

Fertilizing relationships

Fertilizing Relationships File Notes @ 1.8.16 · Try to be the person who you would be attracted to, that you would seek to engage with, to meet, to converse with, and to spend time with.  ...
Mannerisms · 1Y ago

Voting Season

A Senator, friend of mine, recently and despairingly said, “Our political system is designed to keep good people out of politics.” From much commentary made in the run-up to our forthcomin...
Mannerisms · 1Y ago

Superannuation - a free kick to the smaller political parties?

Teaching your children about taxation is easy. How easy? Just try eating half their ice cream.  If you’re smart, like governments, your introductory phrase will be, “Just let me taste yo...
Mannerisms · 1Y ago

Diesel Fuel Rebates are not Subsidies

Every time governments run out of money they try to seize money which is not theirs. This is why they are again trying to confiscate trust money they are currently holding on behalf of var...