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Simon Kuestenmacher: Co-Founder & Director of The Demographics Group

By Jordan Michaelides
Simon Kuestenmacher

Simon Kuestenmacher is the Co-Founder and Director at The Demographics Group. Simon provides specialist advice on demographic consumer and social trends for business, often writing as a columnist for The Australian and The New Daily newspapers.

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SHOW NOTES:

00:00 – Welcome to Uncommon
00:55 – Munich 
03:10 – Earliest memory
04:20 – What data to trust?
09:10 – Trusted data sources 
10:50 – Population Data
14:00 – Childhood career aspirations 
16:00 – University exchange 
19:00 – Germany and Australia
21:00 – Working at big four firms
24:00 – Important parts of Demographics business 
26:00 – Reading randomly 
28:15 – Pirates 
32:20 – Skilled worker shortage 
35:55 – Industries coping with worker shortage
42:00 Generational changes in working
54:20 – Australia’s poorly invested wealth 
1:00:00 – How would Simon fix Australia 
1:02:40 – Let’s make a massive solar farm 
1:09:25 – Rapid fire questions
1:13:00 – Closing remarks

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Simon shows you maps – Facebook Page 

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CREDITS:

Produced by Neuralle 

Host – Jordan Michaelides

Executive Producer – Lauren Michaelides

Producer – Jacob Smith

Audio Engineering & Videography – Leif Street