Poland: The Brighter Side of Europe

In June 2012 Poland and Ukraine, host countries of the UEFA Euro 2012 soccer championships welcomed millions of passionate football fans from around the world.  Both countries can be extremely proud of the way in which the games were planned, organised and managed.  Traditional Slavic hospitality, positive energy, warmth and resourcefulness were truly on show … Continue reading

What European troubles mean to Australia?

Despite the geographical distance we should expect the European crisis to have a fair impact here in Australia. As is always the case with all global turmoils, the effects can be two fold: negative and positive.  The saying goes: “If you want to find a big opportunity, look for a big problem.” The world has … Continue reading

Why Australia should take an interest in Poland

The year 2011 has been a historical year for Poland with the first ever re-election of the serving government in the 20 year history of a democratic Poland. The country emerged from the Global Financial Crisis in exceptional condition compared to other European nations, and has sustained a productive economy with GDP growth of around … Continue reading

I can see clearly now

It might have taken over 50 years of life on this Earth but finally I not only can see clearly  I am free and uninhibited to talk about what I see and what I think.   As a freelance consultant I am not attached to any particular organisation, employer or a party line.  My children are now young … Continue reading